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Kirilenko wins in Thailand

Second seed Maria Kirilenko battled from a set down to defeat Sabini Lisicki in the final of the WTA PTT Pattaya Women's Open in Thailand.

The 26-year-old Russian overcame the fifth-seeded German 5-7 6-1 7-6 (7/1) in Pattaya City in two hours 37 minutes.

The victory handed the world number 15 her sixth WTA Tour title.