AMELIA ISLAND, Fla., April 13 (UPI) --
Top-seeded Maria Sharapova
beat Dominika Cibulkova
Sunday to win the Bausch & Lomb Championship at Amelia Island, Fla., her third title of the 2008 season.
Sharapova won 7-6 (9-7), 6-3 and collected $95,500. It was her 19th title on the women's tour, but first on a clay court.
"You obviously never know how you're going to feel and how things are going to turn out, so I feel pretty fortunate to win my first title on clay," Sharapova said.
Cibulkova, 18, played in the first final of her career.
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