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Montreal: Dinara Safina wins Rogers Cup

CNN-IBN
Aug 04, 2008 at 06:01pm IST

New Delhi: Dinara Safina beat Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova 6-2, 6-1 to win her first Rogers Cup title in Montreal.

Safina quickly seized control in the opening set, going ahead by 3-0. She soon broke her opponent again to take the first set and kept up the pressure to take a 4-0 lead in the second.

The Russian needed only 68 minutes to beat the unseeded Slovakian.

QUICK VICTORY: The Russian needed only 68 minutes to beat the unseeded Slovakian, Dominika Cibulkova.

This is Safina's third title in the last six events and she has now won 27 of her last 30 matches.

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