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Medina Climbs Doubles Titles List

Anabel Medina Garrigues' 21st WTA doubles title in Bastad put her in a tie for 10th place for most WTA doubles titles among active players.

Published July 22, 2013 12:00

Medina Climbs Doubles Titles List
Anabel Medina Garrigues, Klara Zakopalova, Alexandra Dulgheru, Flavia Pennetta

BASTAD, Sweden - In their first outing together, Anabel Medina Garrigues and Klara Zakopalova were victorious in Bastad without dropping a set - resulting in the Spaniard moving up quite a few lists.

One such list was most WTA doubles titles among active players, with Medina Garrigues now in a tie for 10th place:

1. Lisa Raymond: 79
2. Cara Black: 55
3. Liezel Huber: 53
4. Katarina Srebotnik: 33
5t. Janette Husarova: 25
5t. Kveta Peschke: 25
7. Nadia Petrova: 24
8. Samantha Stosur: 23
9. Serena Williams: 22
10t. Anabel Medina Garrigues: 21
10t. Venus Williams: 21

Medina Garrigues also became one of eight players with at least three WTA doubles titles so far this season:

Kristina Mladenovic: 4
Timea Babos: 3
Kimiko Date-Krumm: 3
Sara Errani: 3
Anabel Medina Garrigues: 3
Nadia Petrova: 3
Katarina Srebotnik: 3
Roberta Vinci: 3

In another interesting stat, Medina Garrigues' last nine WTA doubles titles have come alongside nine different partners:

2009 French Open with Ruano Pascual
2010 Fès with Benesova
2010 Estoril with Cirstea
2010 Bad Gastein with Hradecka
2011 Bogotá with Gallovits-Hall
2011 Budapest with Rosolska
2013 Florianopolis with Shvedova
2013 's-Hertogenbosch with Begu
2013 Bastad with Zakopalova

Last week's other WTA doubles event in Bad Gastein also saw Sandra Klemenschits and Andreja Klepac not surrender a set en route to the title. In their ninth WTA outing together, Klemenschits and Klepac both picked up their first WTA title of any kind. Klemenschits also became Bad Gastein's first Austrian doubles champion.

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