Top seed in Women’s Doubles Gisela Dulko and Flavia Pennetta took the women’s double’s crown at the 2011 Australian Open, 3-6 7-5 6-1 over Victoria Azarenka and Maria Kirilenko in 131 minutes.
The duo won seven titles last year but this was their first Grand Slam crown.
“Last year was a great year, this year we are starting really good,” said Pennetta, who lost in single’s in the fourth round to Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitova.
The win means Dulko will remain the No. 1 Women’s Doubles player in the world with Pennetta staying at No. 2.