By Courtney Nguyen
April 28, 2014

Maria-Sharapova-Stuttgart-3 Since the beginning of 2012, Sharapova has lost just three matches on clay. (Adam Pretty/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Last weekend, Maria Sharapova emerged victorious at the Porsche Grand Prix, winning her first title of the 2014 season and third-straight in Stuttgart.

Sharapova only needed two sets to take down No. 1-seed Agnieszka Radwanska in the quarterfinals and Sara Errani in the semifinals. Facing Ana Ivanovic in the final, she dropped the first set, but elevated her game to win 3-6, 6-4, 6-1.

Here are some of the best shots from the finals.


Ivanovic was into her first clay final since winning the French Open in 2008. She is currently tied with Serena Williams and Li Na for most titles this season. (Adam Pretty/Bongarts/Getty Images)


Sharapova scored her first top-five win of the season in the quarterfinals with a straight-set victory over No. 3 Agnieszka Radwanska. (Adam Pretty/Bongarts/Getty Images)


Ivanovic advanced to the final with a straight set win over fellow Serb, Jelena Jankovic. Ivanovic is now 9-3 against Jankovic and hasn't lost to her since 2010. (Adam Pretty/Bongarts/Getty Images)


The one-handed backhand is pretty popular these days. (Adam Pretty/Bongarts/Getty Images)


Ivanovic has lost her last seven meetings against Sharapova, with her last win coming in 2007 in the French Open semifinals. (Daniel Maurer/AP)


Always ready for a battle. (Adam Pretty/Bongarts/Getty Images)


The Stuttgart win was Sharapova's first title in a year. Since winning her first title in 2003, Sharapova has won at least one title every year. (Adam Pretty/Bongarts/Getty Images)


Probably not the best advertisement for that Rolex. (Adam Pretty/Bongarts/Getty Images)


The both get trophies. The difference is... (Adam Pretty/Bongarts/Getty Images)


Maria gets this, too. (Adam Pretty/Bongarts/Getty Images)


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