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Postcards from the Portugal Open: Women's Final, Men's Semis

Saturday, May 04, 2013 /by

Photographer Pedro Mendes is in Oeiras this week to cover the Portugal Open, a combined men's and women's tournament. You'll find his work here each day, and can see more at

Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova won a close opening set 7-5 in Saturday's final.

The second set didn't go as well for Carla Suarez Navarro, who won just two games.

Pavlyuchenkova's earned the fourth WTA title of her career with a 7-5, 6-2 win.

"Carla was moving me around and flying with a lot of spin, but I am happy to have solved how to beat her," said the champion.

Second-seeded Stanislas Wawrinka was taken to three sets in his semifinal.

Pablo Carreno-Busta won the second set 6-3, but lost the match, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1.

Wawrinka will be joined in the final by top seeded David Ferrer.

Andreas Seppi, the third seed, lost 6-1, 6-4.


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