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French Open day 14 pictures

Ana Ivanovic

Ana Ivanovic makes the better start to the women's final against Dinara Safina

Dinara Safina

Safina quickly finds herself a double-break down in the opening set

Ana Ivanovic

Ivanovic takes control in the early stages with her fearsome forehand doing the damage

Dinara Safina and Ana Ivanovic

After a nervous start, Safina starts to put Ivanovic under pressure midway through the first set

Dinara Safina

Safina hauls herself back to 4-4 after winning three games in a row

Ana Ivanovic

But Ivanovic proves the stronger in the closing stages of the first set and takes it 6-4

Dinara Safina

Despite two amazing comebacks earlier in the tournament Safina finally runs out of gas and falls behind early in the second

Ana Ivanovic

Ivanovic wraps up a 6-4 6-3 victory in one hour 38 minutes

Dinara Safina and Ana Ivanovic

Safina and Ivanovic embrace after the Serbian seals her first Grand Slam triumph

Ana Ivanovic

And Ivanovic immediately heads into the stands to celebrate with her friends and family

Ana Ivanovic

Ivanovic finally gets her hands on a Grand Slam singles trophy and will be confirmed as world number one on Monday

Ana Ivanovic

Saturday ends with newly-crowned women's champion Ivanovic parading the trophy near the Eiffel Tower




see also
French Open day 13 pictures
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French Open day 12 pictures
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French Open day 11 pictures
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French Open day nine pictures
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