[Yahoo] Clijsters beats Sharapova to win title (AP)

Rusty Backhand
04-02-2005, 10:01 PM
From corner to corner Kim Clijsters ran, sliding into the splits with a cheerleader's zeal as she retrieved shot after shot, keeping alive yet another rally -- and her comeback. The tenacious Belgian earned a second consecutive title Saturday in her remarkable return from a career-threatening wrist injury, beating Maria Sharapova 6-3, 7-5 in the final of the Nasdaq-100 Open.