Kuala Lumpur Finals Gallery
Jelena Dokic was down and out against Lucie Safarova but some vintage fight pulled her through.
Published March 06, 2011 12:00
No.5 seed Lucie Safarova was strong all week and was the favorite for the BMW Malaysian Open title.
Despite falling behind 62 53, an unseeded Jelena Dokic never stopped fighting on Sunday night.
After saving two match points in the second set tie-break, Jelena Dokic battled through the third.
Jelena Dokic rejoiced after scoring a 26 76(9) 64 win over Lucie Safarova in two hours and 40 minutes.
Jelena Dokic won her first WTA title since Birmingham in June 2002. It is her sixth career title.