Pattaya City Gallery: Finals Photos
Daniela Hantuchova, Sania Mirza and Anastasia Rodionova all emerged with titles at the PTT Pattaya Open.
Published February 12, 2012 12:00
Maria Kirilenko came out strong in the final, toughing out a 72-minute first set in a tie-break, 7-4.
Daniela Hantuchova bounced back right away, breaking early in the second set to take the momentum back.
Maria Kirilenko fell to Daniela Hantuchova for the fifth time in seven meetings, scoreline 67(4) 63 63.
Maria Kirilenko and Daniela Hantuchova shared some laughs during the singles trophy presentation.
Daniela Hantuchova successfully defended a WTA title for the first time, also winning Pattaya in 2011.
Daniela Hantuchova now has five WTA titles to her name. Also two at Indian Wells and one at Linz.
The PTT Pattaya Open was celebrating its 21st straight year as a tournament stop on the WTA calendar.
Sania Mirza and Anastasia Rodionova were the top seeds in the doubles and finished on top, as well.