After slow start, Safina rallies for German Open title
BERLIN -- Dinara Safina pulled off her third upset of a top-10 player in a week at the German Open, winning the title Sunday by defeating ninth-ranked Elena Dementieva 3-6, 6-2, 6-2.
The 17th-ranked Safina also beat No. 1 Justine Henin and No. 8 Serena Williams at the clay-court event.
The 22-year-old Russian overcame a slow start and dropped the first set -- just like in her two other upsets -- before her shots began to find the lines.
Safina claimed her sixth WTA Tour ...
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