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Brisbane International Saturday Women's Tennis Results





Brisbane, Australia
December 29, 2013 - January 4, 2014

Results - Saturday, January 4, 2014
Singles - Final
(1) Serena Williams (USA) d. (2) Victoria Azarenka (BLR) 64 75

Doubles - Final
Kudryavtseva/Rodionova (RUS/AUS) d. Mladenovic/Voskoboeva (FRA/KAZ) 63 61

Final Facts
- Williams wins the 58th title of her career; 14 more than any other active player and the seventh most in history.
- Williams' win-loss record in finals now stands at 58-17, and 35-11 in hardcourt finals.
- Williams is the first player in the tournament's 18-year history to defend the title.
- Williams improves her head-to-head against Azarenka to 14-3.
- Williams has now won 22 consecutive matches since losing to Azarenka in the Cincinnati final; she has also won 34 of her last 36 matches against Top 5 players, with her only defeats in that period, which dates back to Wimbledon 2011, coming against Azarenka.
- Azarenka falls to 17-15 in WTA finals, and 16-7 in hardcourt finals.
- Williams and Azarenka will retain their respective positions of No.1 and No.2 when the new rankings are released.
- Kudryavtseva and Rodionova win their third WTA title together; Kudryavtseva now has six career titles to her name, while Rodionova has seven.

Final Quotes
Serena Williams:
"I'm really happy here and I love coming here to Brisbane. Definitely excited to have won and I'm really, really happy with the way I played and the intensity level. It's definitely always interesting to play someone like Victoria I know her game, I know what she does but she goes out and improves, so every time I go out there and play her, things I thought were her weaknesses are now her strengths."

Victoria Azarenka:
"I want to congratulate Serena on a great week and a great match today. I always enjoy playing you and I hope to meet you again in Melbourne. Since my first year here I've had such good memories and I'll take some from this year too."

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