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WTA Indian Wells Sunday results
Pacific Life Open
Indian Wells, CA-USA
$2,100,000 (Tier I)
Hard / Outdoors
March 7-18, 2007

Results - Sunday, March 18, 2007
Doubles - Final
(1) Raymond/Stosur (USA/AUS) d. (5) Chan/Chuang (TPE/TPE) 63 75

Singles - Final (played Saturday)
(14) Daniela Hantuchova (SVK) d. (2) Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) 63 64

Final Facts
- Hantuchova captured her second career Tour singles title, having also won at Indian Wells in 2002; she is now 2-4 lifetime in Tour singles finals, having been a runner-up at Filderstadt in 2002, Eastbourne in 2004, Los Angeles in 2005 and Zürich last October.
- Hantuchova's wins over world No.6 Hingis (fourth round) and world No.4 Kuznetsova (final) were her 18th and 19th career Top 10 wins; the win over Kuznetsova was also her fourth career Top 5 win, after then-No.4 Hingis in the 2002 Indian Wells final, then-No.4 Mauresmo in the 2004 Eastbourne semifinals and then-No.4 Kuznetsova in the 2006 Zürich semifinals.
- Kuznetsova is now 0-2 this year in Tour singles finals, having also been runner-up at the last stop in Doha (Henin); she is now 8-9 lifetime in Tour singles finals.
- Kuznetsova is projected to rise from No.4 to No.3 on the new Tour Singles Rankings, making her the fourth Russian since the inception of computer rankings in 1975 to make the world's Top 3 (after Myskina, Sharapova and Petrova, who each achieved the feat in 2004, 2005 and 2006, respectively).
- With Sharapova’s fourth round loss, Henin will return to the No.1 spot on the new rankings; although Henin was not at Indian Wells, her Russian rival's points total drops as she was the defending champion; with a two-week event in Miami coming up, Henin will spend her 57th and 58th weeks as the world's No.1 player, rising to No.7 on the all-time list of 15 women (she passes Serena Williams, who has 57 weeks total).
- Raymond and Stosur did not drop a set in all five of their rounds this fortnight for their second title of the year (after Tokyo [Pan Pacific]) and their 16th overall; the title was Raymond's sixth at Indian Wells (also in 1994, 1995 and 2003 with Davenport, 2002 with Stubbs and last year with Stosur).
- Chan and Chuang have now reached finals in all six of the Tour events they've played together, and are 2-4 (winning 2005 Seoul and 2007 Bangalore and finishing runners-up at 2006 Tokyo [Japan Open] and now the Australian Open, Pattaya City and Indian Wells this season); they beat No.2 seeds Yan and Zheng and No.4 seeds Dechy and Zvonareva en route to the final before falling to the top-seeded duo of Raymond and Stosur.

Daniela Hantuchova, 2007 Pacific Life Open singles champion:
"I had exactly the same feeling I had against Martina in 2002. I knew I was going to enjoy myself out there and not for one second did I not believe in myself. I was just so confident from the first point, I didn't really think about the score. I went out there, tried to play my game and just enjoyed every moment on the court."

"People have been saying that I haven't won a tournament since 2002 but if I had the choice, I'd much rather pick this one than having to win little tournaments. There is something special about this place that I love so much. I don't know what it is. I can't describe it. But if I could have this feeling all the time, I think I'd have a few more titles behind me."

Svetlana Kuznetsova, 2007 Pacific Life Open singles runner-up:
"To beat her today, I had to play the key moments better than I did, and force a bit more than I did in the first set. When she was on a roll it was pretty hard to stop her. She was playing very well."