Re: IW 2013 SF: New World #2 M.Sharapova def. M.Kirilenko 6-4, 6-3
Sharapova was clearly better at the start till 4:2, after that the match was more even for a while. If Kiri could have taken one of those break points at 5:4 she would might have had a chance. But it is true, Sharapova played well one every one of them. In the second set she was just better, especially towards the end.
Good match and deserved victory.
I think the score line reflects the match nicely, Maria K also played well to win her games, no gifts involved.