Originally Posted by veroniquem
Tennis is not an award ceremony for people you find "nice". It just gives trophies to the people who play the best tennis. Not that Aza would be the best in absolute terms but this tournament, she played better than all her opponents. Consequently she deserved the trophy. Simple.
Agree with you here 100%. Azarenka is not my favorite but she had everything going against her in this tournament--i.e. the crowd, Li Na on a hot streak, etc. etc. and she gathered her strength to win the title.