Player of the week: Serena Williams

There has been some controversy this year about Dinara Safina being WTA No.1 without having won any Grand Slam title and Australian Open and Wimbledon champion Serena Williams being No.2. But in the Sony Ericsson Championships Serena Williams has removed any doubt about who's the WTA leader, as not only she has win the title but regained the No.1 in the ranking.

In the Championships, Serena showed that she is on a higher level than the rest of the players. She started the tournament with a tight win over Svetlana Kuznetsova, just before facing a duel against her sister Venus that Serena won in the third set tiebreak after saving a match point. Following matches were easier for Williams, as she easily overcame Elena Dementieva in straight sets and in the semifinals a physically burdened Caroline Wozniacki retired after losing the first set. The final featured another Williams sisters clash, but this time it was easier for Serena, that took the match and the title by 6/2 7/6.

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