CAROLINE WOZNIACKI

  • Murray reaches 4th round, Wozniacki bows out at Indian Wells March 17, 2015

    Andy Murray outlasted Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-1, 3-6, 6-1 in a nearly two-hour baseline slugfest under a hot sun at the BNP Paribas Open on Monday. Murray earned the only two breaks of the third set and closed out the win when Kohlschreiber's forehand went wide, one of 35 unforced errors by...
  • Serena Williams' U-turn on Indian Wells praised by peers March 12, 2015

    Serena Williams' decision to end a 14-year boycott of the BNP Paribas Open has been warmly welcomed by her peers with good friend and rival Caroline Wozniacki saying it was "great for tennis". Williams had skipped the showpiece event at the desert resort of Indian Wells after winning her second title...
  • Wozniacki beats Dulgheru to clinch Malaysian Open title March 8, 2015

    Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark rallied for a 4-6, 6-2, 6-1 win over Alexandra Dulgheru in the final of the Malaysian Open on Sunday. It was the year's first title for former No. 1-ranked player, who took one hour, 50 minutes to dispose of her Romanian opponent. Fifth-ranked Wozniacki conceded a service...
  • Caroline Wozniacki cruises into Malaysian Open final March 7, 2015

    Malaysia: Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki moved a step closer to her first WTA title of the year by defeating Hsieh Su-Wei from Taiwan 6-2, 6-2 in the Malaysia Open semi-finals on Saturday. The Dane required 77 minutes to beat 2012 champion Hsieh, whose run finally came to an end after she had...
  • Top seed Caroline Wozniacki wins opener in Malaysia March 3, 2015

    Kuala Lumpur: Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki avoided a repeat of her last appearance at the Malaysian Open - a first-round loss - by dispatching Chinese qualifier Wang Yafan 6-3, 6-1 on Tuesday. Wozniacki was bounced out in her Malaysian debut two years ago, but took no chances this time with an early...
  • Simona Halep beats Caroline Wozniacki to reach Dubai final February 21, 2015

    Dubai: Top-seeded Simona Halep beat Caroline Wozniacki 2-6, 6-1, 6-1 on Friday to reach the Dubai Tennis Championships final. Halep will face 17th-seeded Karolina Pliskova in Saturday's final. Pliskova reached the final with a 6-4, 5-7, 7-5 victory over unseeded Garbine Muguruza. Halep is looking for her second title of the year, having...
  • Simona Halep advances to semi-final against Caroline Wozniacki in Dubai February 20, 2015

    Dubai: Top-seeded Simona Halep needed five match points before finally defeating sixth-seeded Ekaterina Makarova 6-3, 1-6, 7-5 in the quarter-finals at the Dubai Tennis Championships on Thursday. "I was a little bit nervous to finish," said Halep, who served for the match at 5-3 in the third set. "Sometimes you feel...
  • Simona Halep, Caroline Wozniacki advances in Dubai Championships February 18, 2015

    Dubai: Top-seeded Simona Halep eased to a 6-2, 6-0 win over Daniela Hantuchova at the Dubai Tennis Championships on Tuesday. Except for six double faults, Halep put on a solid performance, saving the one break point she face, which came in her opening service game. "I was fresh and running very well,"...
  • Caroline Wozniacki beats Stosur in three sets to advance in Dubai February 17, 2015

    Dubai: Caroline Wozniacki served for the match three times before finally beating Samantha Stosur 4-6, 6-1, 7-5 on Tuesday in the second round of the Dubai Tennis Championships. The third-seeded Dane led 5-2 in the third set but struggled to close it out. "They do say third time lucky, right?" Wozniacki...
  • Victoria Azarenka back to her best with Caroline Wozniacki win January 22, 2015

    Melbourne: Victoria Azarenka showed she was back in top form at the Australian Open on Thursday after an injury-blighted season, upsetting eighth seed Caroline Wozniacki 6-4 6-2 to reach the third round. The statuesque Belarusian, wearing a high-visibility dress in fluorescent yellow and dictating play like a traffic cop, was too...
  • Caroline Wozniacki defeats Taylor Townsend in Australian Open 1st round January 20, 2015

    Melbourne: Caroline Wozniacki saved seven of eight break points she faced to withstand a tough challenge from 18-year-old American Taylor Townsend, winning 7-6 (1), 6-2 in the first round of the Australian Open on Tuesday. Townsend hit 30 winners to just 20 for the eighth-seeded Wozniacki, but the No. 99-ranked American...
  • Venus Williams beats Caroline Wozniacki to win ASB Classic January 10, 2015

    Auckland: Venus Williams turned back the clock with a vintage performance to beat Caroline Wozniacki 2-6, 6-3, 6-3 in Saturday's final of the ASB Classic, displaying her advanced preparation for the upcoming Australian Open. Wozniacki swept through the first set in 30 minutes on the back of a series of unforced...
  • Caroline Wozniacki, Venus Williams advance to set up Auckland showdown January 9, 2015

    Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki and the evergreen Venus Williams won their semi-finals at the Auckland Classic on Friday to set up a final showdown between two former world number ones. Wozniacki advanced to her 38th WTA career final with a hard-fought 4-6 6-3 6-4 victory over Czech Barbora Zahlavova Strycova. Then Williams,...
  • Caroline Wozniacki unfazed after hard toil to reach semis in Auckland January 9, 2015

    Auckland: Caroline Wozniacki's three-set semifinal win at the ASB Classic on Friday was no big deal for the former No.1 ranked player. After all, she ran 42 kilometers (26 miles) a few months ago in New York. Wozniacki beat Barbora Zhalavova Strycova 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 in 2 hours, 35 minutes, considerably...
  • Wozniacki, Venus remain on Auckland collision course January 8, 2015

    Caroline Wozniacki and Venus Williams remained on course for an early season heavyweight showdown after winning their quarter-finals at the Auckland Classic on Thursday. The top seeded Wozniacki overcame Julia Goerges 6-4 6-4 while Williams saw off Elena Vesnina 6-2 6-4. Wozniacki faces Barbora Zahlavova Strycova in Friday's semi-finals and...
  • Caroline Wozniacki, Venus Williams advance to Auckland quarters January 7, 2015

    Top seed Caroline Wozniacki and Venus Williams advanced to the Auckland Classic quarter-finals and kept alive the hopes of an anticipated final between the pair in dramatically contrasting circumstances on Wednesday. Denmark's Wozniacki had to battle back from a 5-2 deficit in the second set before overcoming American teenager Taylor Townsend,...
  • Wozniacki, Venus make comfortable starts in Auckland January 6, 2015

    Top seed Caroline Wozniacki and former world number one Venus Williams ensured Auckland Classic organisers' dream final remained on track with the duo both recording comfortable victories in their first round matches on Tuesday. Two grand slam champions, however, were packing their bags on Tuesday and heading across the Tasman Sea...
  • Caroline Wozniacki, Venus Williams to start 2015 in New Zealand November 26, 2014

    Wellington: Former top-ranked Caroline Wozniacki and Venus Williams will open their 2015 tennis seasons at the ASB Classic in Auckland from Jan. 5. The No. 1-ranked doubles combination of Roberta Vinci and Sara Errani will also start the new season at the hard court tournament in New Zealand. Errani is ranked...
  • Serena Williams beats Caroline Wozniacki in three-set thriller to reach WTA final October 25, 2014

    Serena Williams regained her composure after smashing her racquet and being on the brink of defeat to beat Caroline Wozniacki 2-6, 6-3, 7-6 (6) on Saturday and reach the title match at the WTA Finals. The best of friends off the court, the pair slugged it out like two prizefighters for...
  • Caroline Wozniacki never lacked self-belief against the best October 24, 2014

    Singapore: Caroline Wozniacki arrived in Singapore as the eighth and bottom seed for the WTA Finals, but the Dane never doubted her ability to compete against the very best and goes into Saturday's semi-finals with a spotless record after round robin play. Wozniacki opened her tournament with a three-set win over...
  • Caroline Wozniacki beats Agnieszka Radwanska at WTA Finals October 23, 2014

    Caroline Wozniacki moved closer to a place in the semi-finals at the WTA Finals by beating Agnieszka Radwanska 7-5, 6-3 on Thursday. Wozniacki, with two wins from two matches in Singapore, will be assured of a semifinal berth if Maria Sharapova beats Petra Kvitova in the later White Group match. The match...
  • Caroline Wozniacki beats Maria Sharapova at WTA Finals October 21, 2014

    Caroline Wozniacki credited her training for next month's New York Marathon as a key factor in her victory over Maria Sharapova in a grueling three-set match in the WTA Finals on Tuesday. Wozniacki won 7-6 (4), 6-7 (5), 6-2 to beat Sharapova for the second-straight time, having also won in the...
  • Ana Ivanovic beats Caroline Wozniacki to win Pan Pacific Open September 21, 2014

    Thirdseeded Ana Ivanovic of Serbia beat secondseeded Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark 62, 76 (2) on Sunday to win the Pan Pacific Open. In a match that featured two former World No. 1s, Ivanovic broke Wozniacki three times in the first set at Ariake Coliseum and won the secondset tiebreaker with a...
  • Caroline Wozniacki, Ana Ivanovic reach the final at Pan Pacific Open September 20, 2014

    Secondseeded Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark beat Garbine Muguruza of Spain 64, 26, 62 on Saturday to reach the final of the Pan Pacific Open. The US Open finalist lost the first two games of the third set but took advantage of an increasingly erratic Muguruza and won when her opponent sent...
  • Wozniacki, Kerber reach Pan Pacific semifinals September 19, 2014

    Tokyo: Secondseeded Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark reached the Pan Pacific Open semifinals by beating eighthseeded Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain 63, 63 on Friday. Wozniacki was in control from the start, breaking her opponent three times in the opening set at Ariake Coliseum. "It was a little like playing chess," said Wozniacki,...
  • Serena Williams wins third US Open in row, 18th Grand Slam title September 8, 2014

    New York: Serena Williams ended a difficultforher Grand Slam season in the best way possible, winning her third consecutive US Open title by beating Caroline Wozniacki 63, 63 on Sunday. Williams equaled Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova with 18 major singles titles, the fourthmost in history. Williams also matched Evert's total...
  • Williams, Wozniacki clash for US Open trophy September 7, 2014

    New York: Back in May, in the aftermath of early losses for both at the French Open, good friends Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki who also was about a week removed from the end of her engagement to golf's Rory McIlroy flew from Paris to Miami and hung...
  • Serena and Wozniacki reach US Open final September 6, 2014

    New York: Serena Williams and friend Caroline Wozniacki arranged a gettogether in the US Open women's final, winning their Friday semifinals in contrasting fashion on a stifling hot, humid day at Flushing Meadows. Topseeded world number one Williams overpowered Russian lefthander Ekaterina Makarova 61, 63, unleashing her daunting firepower against the...
  • Caroline Wozniacki beats Sara Errani to reach US Open semis September 3, 2014

    New York: Caroline Wozniacki moved into her first Grand Slam semifinal in three years by overwhelming 13thseeded Sara Errani of Italy 60, 61 Tuesday night in a windwhipped match. With the players' towels and spectators' napkins and all sorts of things being tossed around by the stirredup air, the 10thseeded Wozniacki...