The eighth-seeded Petrova ousted the qualifier 6-4, 6-3 for her first WTA crown of the year. She advanced to the finals when her semifinal opponent, Kim Clijsters, withdrew with an abdominal strain.
Petrova may have proven a worthy opponent for Clijsters since she did not drop a single set over the course of the tournament.
Notable deaths of 2014 [PHOTOS]
Julius Randle breaks leg during NBA debut