Women's Doubles Final Preview

Tenured doubles stars Lisa Raymond and Rennae Stubbs will battle a team of singles players in Victoria Azarenka and Maria Kirilenko for the Western & Southern Financial Group Women’s Open doubles title on Sunday.

Raymond and Stubbs are pursuing their 34th title as a team. Raymond personally owns 69 titles and is appearing in her 105th career final, while Stubbs owns 60 titles and is in her 101st final.

On Saturday, Raymond and Stubbs advanced to the final with a 7-5 6-2 win over Liezel Huber and Nadia Petrova.

Azarenka owns three career doubles titles and will be playing in her 12th career final. Kirilenko is pursing her eighth career title in her 16th final. Just last week in San Diego, Kirilenko claimed the title with Jie Zheng.

In the semifinals, Azarenka and Kirilenko were 6-2 6-1 winners over Gisela Dulko and Flavia Pennetta.

The doubles final will take place at 12:30 p.m. Sunday.

 

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