MUTUA MADRID OPEN
May 3-11, 2014
Results - Sunday, May 11, 2014
Singles - Final
(8) Maria Sharapova (RUS) d. (4) Simona Halep (ROU) 16
Doubles - Final (played Saturday)
(2) Errani/Vinci (ITA/ITA) d. (WC) Muguruza/Suárez
Navarro (ESP/ESP) 64 63
- Sharapova wins her 31st WTA
title and second of 2014.
- Sharapova's win-loss
record in WTA finals now stands at 31-22; nine of these
titles have come on clay and she now trails just Medina
Garrigues (10) and S.Williams (10) for most titles among
active players on the surface.
- Sharapova extends
her clay court winning streak to 11 matches, having also
won her first clay court event of the season, in
- Sharapova has now won 46 of her
last 49 matches on clay, with all three of these defeats
coming to S.Williams.
- Sharapova was pushed to three
sets three times en route to the title, spending over 10
and a half hours on court.
- Sharapova has now won two or
more titles for five consecutive seasons.
- Halep falls to 7-4 in WTA
finals, and 2-4 in clay court finals.
- Sharapova and Halep were
meeting for the third time; Sharapova now leads the
head-to-head record 3-0.
- Sharapova will rise to No.7 in
the new rankings, while Halep will remain at No.5; on
the Road to Singapore leaderboard, Sharapova rises to
No.2, with Halep staying at No.5.
- Errani and Vinci win their 19th
WTA title together and second in Madrid, having also won
in 2012; individually, Errani and Vinci both now have 22
- Errani and Vinci extend their
lead over Makarova and Vesnina at the top of the Road to
"What a week! Last year I lost in the finals and I
really wanted to go one extra step this year, and it's
just been such a fantastic week. Simona and I had played
a couple of times before, but she's really on a
different level now. I don't know how I pulled it off.
In the first set I wasn't doing much to hurt her, and
that's the tennis she's capable of playing - I knew I
had to do some different things after the first set to
win this match."
Simona Halep: "I don't
have regrets because it was an amazing week for me and
it was my biggest final. But I'm really happy that I
could play the final here in Madrid. I played really
well all week and I beat top players and I played a very
high level of tennis. Maria is a great player and a
great champion. She played really well, and I think she
deserved to win this title. "