Sara Errani defeated Alisa Kleybanova 6-1, 6-1 to seal the Fed Cup title for the Italian Women, 4-0 over Russia.
Simona Halep of Romania defeated Samantha Stosur to take the WTA Tournament of Champions title in Sofia, Turkey: 2-6, 6-2, 6-2. This is Halep’s sixth title in what has been a breakout year for her. She began the year ranked No. 49, and finishes No. 11. The Romanian is the only player of the year to win titles on clay, grass, hard, and indoor courts, as well as the second most successful player behind Serena Williams in terms of number of titles won this year.
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