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Aug 06 2006

Sharapova Acura Classic Champion

The Acura Classic Finals was underway in San Diego today with Kim Clijsters (1) vs. Maria Sharapova (2).

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In the first set, Maria had a 2-0 game lead after breaking Clijsters in game 2. Kim then broke Maria allowing her to come back to tie it 3-3. Maria had a 5-3 lead with Set Point and lost it while trying to brake Kim for the win. Sharapova ended up winning the first set.

In the second set, It was even each winning their service games when they were tied 4‚??4. There were a lot of huge rallies that showed the amazing abilities of both Sharapova and Clijsters. After a few break opportunities for Kim Clijsters, Sharapova ended up holding and taking the win for the game. She was now one game away from winning the whole tournament. She was not able to break for the win, but she is now serving for the lead in hopes to break Kim again for the win. In the second set, she didn‚??t have break opportunities. Maria took her service game taking the lead 6-5 and is now going for the win if she can break Kim. Sharapova took the final game in the second set 7-5. The time on the game was 1:48:41.

Sharapova hasn‚??t won a tournament since March nor has never beaten Kim Clijsters in four chances. However, in this tourney, Sharapova has not dropped a set in eight chances. Sharapova played amazing today even though she had 38 unforced errors; she was able to take the match into her own hands.

Congratulations Maria Sharapova

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