Estoril Gallery: Photos From The Finals
Kaia Kanepi survived a thrilling final to capture the Estoril Open. The doubles final went the distance too.
Published May 05, 2012 10:19
Playing in her sixth WTA final at the Estoril Open on Saturday, Kaia Kanepi had her hands full with Carla Suárez Navarro.
Carla Suárez Navarro was appearing in her third WTA final, having lost the previous two.
Kaia Kanepi was ecstatic after surviving two match points en route to a 36 76(6) 64 triumph over Carla Suárez Navarro.
Kaia Kanepi, the only Estonian WTA titlist, kissed the trophy after winning the third title of her career and second of 2012.
Runner-up Carla Suárez Navarro and titlist Kaia Kanepi displayed their hardware after a thrilling final.
Tournament sponsor Boutique dos Relógios presented Kaia Kanepi with an OMEGA watch at the sponsors village.
Chuang Chia-Jung and Zhang Shuai became the first Taiwanese-Chinese duo to win a WTA title.
A match tie-break victory in the final gave Chuang Chia-Jung her 19th career doubles title and Zhang Shuai her second.