Saturday, September 11, 2010

Kim Clijsters defends US Open Title!

Kim Clijsters dedicated her US Open appellation on Saturday by crushing the claiming of a shell-shocked Vera Zvonareva 6-2, 6-1. It was a blast of a final with Clijsters anchor a stranglehold on the bold from the alpha and never acceptance the less-experienced Russian a adventitious to barb her way aback into it.

The accepted Belgian additional berry clinched her third Grand Slam appellation afterwards absolutely one hour back she whacked addition forehand champ accomplished a addled Zvonareva. "A little bit of acquaintance absolutely helps," she said. "It's boxy (for Zvonareva), but it took me six or seven finals until I assuredly got one."

A distraught-looking Zvonareva said: "Kim aloof played abundantly able-bodied and she adapted to win." The 27-year-old Clijsters was arena in her third US Open final, accepting won the appellation in 2005 and aftermost year back she stepped out of a two-year retirement, during which she gave bearing to a babyish girl, to become the aboriginal wildcard to booty the trophy.

Her boxy three-sets win over Venus Williams in the semi-finals was her 20th beeline win at Flushing Meadows advance over bristles years. Zvonareva, a year adolescent at 26, accomplished her aboriginal Grand Slam final at Wimbledon in July, accident in beeline sets to Serena Williams, afterwards proving that she could ascendancy her airy temperament. She accomplished Saturday's final after accident a set and with a huge straight-set win over top berry and aftermost year's runner-up Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark in the semi-finals.

The two finalists had played anniversary added seven times, with Clijsters arch the alternation 5-2, but it was Zonareva who had won their aftermost two encounters, including a three-sets achievement in the Wimbledon quarterfinals. Games went with serve until 3-2 for Clijsters back a Zvonareva bifold accountability and two autogenetic errors set up a breach point for the Belgian which she took back the Russian hit a forehand hardly long.

Zvonareva activated Clijsters with some big-hitting bottomward both flanks in the abutting game, but the additional berry added than captivated her arena and her serve to advance 5-2. The arresting best again accumulated on the burden to breach Zvonareva to adulation in the afterward bold for a one-set lead. The Russian did administer one breach point in the afterward game, but Clijsters accursed that out of the way to booty a 4-1 ahead.

A bifold accountability from Zvonareva set up addition breach point which she adored with a appropriate ace, but Clijsters again hit a booming forehand champ and a additional bifold accountability from the Russian fabricated it mission absurd for her.