Bastad: Serena Overwhelms Larsson for Title

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Updated: July 21, 2013

COLLECTOR SWEDISH OPEN
Bastad, Sweden
July 15-21, 2013
$235,000/International
Red Clay/Outdoors

Results - Sunday, July 21, 2013
Singles – Final
(1) Serena Williams (USA) d. (8) Johanna Larsson (SWE) 64 61

Doubles – Final
(1) Medina Garrigues/Zakopalova (ESP/CZE) d. Dulgheru/Pennetta (ROU/ITA) 61 64

Final Facts
Williams wins her 53rd WTA title to tie Monica Seles for ninth most of the Open Era.
- Williams wins her first International-level title at her sixth International-level event.
- Williams’ seventh title this season is tied for the second most titles she has won in a season (2012) and is one behind the most (2002).
- Williams improves to 51-3 on the season.
- Williams is Bastad’s first American champion.
- Larsson falls to 0-3 in WTA finals, having also been runner-up at Portoroz in 2010 and Bastad in 2011.
- In their first outing together, Medina Garrigues and Zakopalova win their first title.
- Medina Garrigues now has 21 WTA doubles titles, tied with Venus Williams for 10th most among active players. Zakopalova now has two WTA doubles titles.

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