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Serena Williams retains Madrid title

Published 1654 GMT (0054 HKT) May 12, 2013
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Top-ranked Serena Williams celebrates after defending her title in Madrid, beating world No. 2 Maria Sharapova in the final. JAVIER SORIANO/AFP/Getty Images
Williams has now beaten the Russian in their last 12 meetings, winning this match 6-1 6-4. DOMINIQUE FAGET/AFP/Getty Images
Sharapova had the chance to return to the top of the rankings but could not match Williams' power despite leading 3-1 in the second set. DOMINIQUE FAGET/AFP/Getty Images
In the men's tournament in Madrid, Rafael Nadal delighted his home fans by winning the Spanish tournament for the third time, beating Swiss 15th seed Stanislas Wawrinka in the final. DOMINIQUE FAGET/AFP/Getty Images