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1st-time Grand Slam champ: Ana Ivanovic beats Dinara Safina in French Open final

1st-time Grand Slam champ: Ana Ivanovic beats Dinara Safina in French Open final

This time Ana Ivanovic was ready for the French Open final.
Showing no sign of the nerves that afflicted her a year ago, Ivanovic won her first Grand Slam title Saturday by beating Dinara Safina 6-4, 6-3.
By reaching the final, Ivanovic had already assured herself of being ranked No. 1 for the first time next week.