Shilpa C, Student, Apeejay Institute Of Mass Communication

Sharapova beats Kvitova to reach in final

Former champion Maria Sharapova beat second seed Petra Kvitova in three sets to reach the final. She will play the final match with Victoria Azarenka. Sharapova, who won in Melbourne in 2008, dominated the first set and Kvitova the second, with the pair evenly matched in the third until Kvitova faltered at 4-5 to lose her serve and send Sharapova through to the final.