Maria Sharapova (Russia). Photo. Reuter
Maria Sharapova won the tennis tournament in Cincinnati. It is reported by Agence France-Presse.
In the final match of the Russian has won at Elena Jankovic of Serbia in three sets with a score of 4:6, 7:6, 6:3. The meeting lasted two hours and 49 minutes. The victory in the tournament in Cincinnati was for Maria Sharapova's 24th career singles titles and the second in 2011.
Sharapova played in the finals of the tournament in Cincinnati, the second straight year. In 2010, in the final match she lost to Kim Clijsters of Belgium.
Maria Sharapova climbed to fourth place in the world tennis rankings after winning the tournament in the U.S.
Today, August 22, Women's Tennis Association (WTA) has published a new ranking by the end of last week. Russian Maria Sharapova after winning the tournament in the U.S. Cincinnati rose from seventh to fourth. The first of the Russians Vera Zvonareva left the second. The first position in the asset Dane Caroline Wozniacki in the third place — Belgian Kim Clijsters. It is reported by the Agency of sport information "All Sport".