Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Samantha Stosur won the Family Circle Cup trophy

Samantha Stosur of Australia got an easy victory against Russia’s Vera Zvonareva in the final match of Family Circle Cup. The 26-year-old player had defeated her opponent 6-0 6-3 to claim her first triumph on clay. However, it was her second career WTA title.

It took Samantha Stosur only 52 minutes to ensure her victory. She won the first set 6-0 in 18 minutes. After that, she took the lead of the second set with 5-3 before finishing out the match.

Samantha Stosur earns $107,000 as the first-place prize money. This victory would propel the 11th ranked Stosur back into the top 10.

Vera Zvonareva could not play well in the final match. She tried hard to make her come back in the second round but failed. However, she moved into the final round as her opponent Caroline Wozniacki was forced to take retirement due to an ankle injury.

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