Week #14: Serena retains her title in Miami

Serena Williams defended her title successfully in Tier I of Miami, also know as the fifth Grand Slam, and got her fifth title there, as she also was the champion in 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2007. And the way to the title wasn't easy as she had to defeat 3 of the Top 4 players: Justine Henin, Svetlana Kuznetsova and finally Jelena Jankovic in the final. Henin showed a poor level again as she was defeated by Williams 6/2 6/0. Vera Zvonareva was the lowest ranked semifinalist, confirming her good season, where she has reached the quarters in every Tier I event. And also teenagers Caroline Wozniacki and Sabine Lisicki confirmed their potential by reaching the Last 16 round.

Miami (USA), Tier I, $3,770,000
Final: Serena Williams (USA) def Jelena Jankovic (SRB) 6/1 5/7 6/3

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