The WTA showcased a Tier I event in Tokyo and a Tier IV event in Guangzhou, China this week.
Tokyo was won by the woman who is still the hottest player on the planet, Dinara Safina.. Dinara beat fellow Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova. How many different ways are there to say congratulations? I think we're going to have to learn that this is how the word looks in Cyrillic. поздравлений. Thanks Google!
The doubles event at Tokyo was won by a relatively new doubles pairing, Vania King of the United States and Nadia Petrova of Russia. An extra congratulations goes to Vania for winning her first Tier I event.
In Guangzhou another woman who is having a very good year hoisted the championship trophy.
Vera Zvonareva of Russia won her second title of the year beating local favorite Peng Shuai. поздравления Вера!
The doubles was won by the team of Maria Koryttseva of Russia and Tatiana Poutchek of Belarus in a match that featured a third set super tiebreak score of 10-8.