[SR] Vera Zvonareva (RUS) vs. Maria Sharapova (RUS)
Maria Sharapova (RUS) def. [SR] Vera Zvonareva (RUS) 7-6(3) 6-3
In a battle of the home girls it was whoever had the home support come out on top with Masha racing to a 3-0 lead Vera slowly clawed back, the home support not knowing who to go for, carried Masha to her victory.
A battle of the rising stars of LoRT saw the US Open champ looked the most likely to win after having a tight battle in the second and leading by a break in the third, but then Mel came home hitting extraordinary winners from everywhere in the court! NEW POINTS PLEASE CARO! (It will help you )