Caroline Wozniacki

  • Serena Williams wins third US Open in row, 18th Grand Slam title September 8, 2014

    New York: Serena Williams ended a difficult-for-her Grand Slam season in the best way possible, winning her third consecutive US Open title by beating Caroline Wozniacki 6-3, 6-3 on Sunday. Williams equaled Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova with 18 major singles titles, the fourth-most 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 get-together in the US Open women's final, winning their Friday semifinals in contrasting fashion on a stifling hot, humid day at Flushing Meadows. Top-seeded world number one Williams overpowered Russian left-hander Ekaterina Makarova 6-1, 6-3, 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 13th-seeded Sara Errani of Italy 6-0, 6-1 Tuesday night in a wind-whipped match. With the players' towels and spectators' napkins and all sorts of things being tossed around by the stirred-up air, the 10th-seeded Wozniacki...
  • What to watch on day nine of the 2014 US Open September 2, 2014

    A year ago at the US Open, Belinda Bencic was ranked 331st and playing in the junior tournament, where she lost in the quarter-finals. Still only 17, she will be participating in the women's quarter-finals on Tuesday, playing 39th-ranked Peng Shuai of China. "It's insane," was the way Bencic put it. Bencic has...
  • Caroline Wozniacki outlasts Maria Sharapova, moves into US Open quarters September 1, 2014

    Caroline Wozniacki trusts her stamina so much that she plans to return to New York in two months to run a marathon. Maria Sharapova, usually the one wearing down opponents in the third set, sure couldn't keep up on a steamy Sunday at the US Open. Wozniacki won 6-4, 2-6, 6-2...
  • What to watch on day seven of the 2014 US Open August 31, 2014

    New York: In a US Open women's tournament filled with surprises, Maria Sharapova heads into the fourth round as the only major champion in her half of the bracket. Sharapova owns five major titles, including at Flushing Meadows in 2006 and at the French Open in June, and the other seven...
  • Eugenie Bouchard, Caroline Wozniacki upset at Connecticut Open August 21, 2014

    New Haven: Third-seeded Eugenie Bouchard of Canada and four-time champion Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark both suffered straight-set upsets on Wednesday in the second round of the Connecticut Open. Bouchard lost 6-2, 6-2 to Australian Samantha Stosur. The Canadian, ranked No 8 in the world, played with her left thigh wrapped after...
  • Caroline Wozniacki comes back for win at New Haven August 19, 2014

    Caroline Wozniacki came back to defeat Timea Bacsinszky 4-6, 6-1, 6-2 on Monday in the first round at the Connecticut Open. A four-time champion of the New Haven tournament, the fourth-seeded Wozniacki lost the first three games of the match against Bacsinszky, a qualifier. Wozniacki battled back to even the set...
  • Novak Djokovic upset by Robredo at Cincinnati Open August 15, 2014

    Mason: Top-ranked Novak Djokovic tumbled out of the Western & Southern Open on Thursday, while second-seeded Roger Federer narrowly avoided an upset in the round of 16. Tommy Robredo beat Djokovic, 7-6 (6), 7-5 before Federer escaped with a 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 victory over Gael Monfils in the night session. Andy Murray...
  • Wozniacki, Ana Ivanovic advance in Cincinnati Open August 12, 2014

    Washington: Caroline Wozniacki and Ana Ivanovic advanced to the second round of the Western & Southern Open women's singles with straight-set victories over the respective opening round opponents. The 12th seed, Wozniacki, beat Magdalena Rybarikova 6-2, 6-3 Monday. It was the 15th win for Wozniacki in the last 18 matches, reports...
  • Caroline Wozniacki advances in Montreal August 7, 2014

    If the fans had their wish, Caroline Wozniacki would be facing local favorite Eugenie Bouchard on Thursday in the third round of the Rogers Cup. Instead, the former world No. 1 from Denmark will play Shelby Rogers, the American qualifier who put a quick end to Bouchard's homecoming tournament in the...
  • Powered-down Bouchard knocked out in Montreal August 6, 2014

    The Rogers Cup lost power both figuratively and literally on Tuesday with hometown favourite Eugenie Bouchard suffering a second round defeat to American qualifier Shelby Rogers. The 20-year-old Bouchard, playing for the first time since losing in the Wimbledon final to Petra Kvitova last month, faltered badly in front of her...
  • Caroline Wozniacki defeats Roberta Vinci to win Istanbul Cup title July 20, 2014

    Istanbul: Caroline Wozniacki overpowered second-seeded Roberta Vinci 6-1, 6-1 on Sunday to win the Istanbul Cup final and clinch her first WTA title of the year. Top-seeded Wozniacki needed only 67 minutes against the 24th-ranked Italian at the hard-court Koza World of Sport Complex. Wozniacki won 76 percent of points on...
  • Top seed Wozniacki against Vinci in Istanbul final July 20, 2014

    Two months after the end of their engagement, Caroline Wozniacki could join former fiance Rory McIlroy in becoming a champion on Sunday. Wozniacki will play Roberta Vinci of Italy for the Istanbul Cup title after they reached the final as seeded, 1 and 2, on Saturday. While golfer McIlroy was building a...
  • Caroline Wozniacki through to Istanbul semi-finals July 19, 2014

    Istanbul: Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark advanced to the semi-finals of the Istanbul Cup on Friday after being taken to three sets by eighth-seeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic. Wozniacki, who served six aces and saved four of five break points, won 6-1, 3-6, 6-2. She was joined by second-seeded Roberta...
  • Wozniacki advances to Istanbul Cup quarter-finals July 17, 2014

    Istanbul: Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark defeated Karin Knapp of Italy 4-6, 6-2, 6-1 to advance to the quarter-finals of the Istanbul Cup on Wednesday. Kristina Mladenovic of France upset third-seeded Klara Koukalova of the Czech Republic 6-1, 6-3 in the second round, while seventh-seeded Bojana Jovanovski of Serbia was ousted...
  • Wozniacki easily advances to second round in Istanbul July 16, 2014

    Istanbul: Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark easily advanced to the second round of the Istanbul Cup, defeating Belinda Bencic of Switzerland 6-0, 6-0 on Tuesday. Second-seeded Roberta Vinci of Italy also won comfortably, beating Anna Tatishvili of the United States 6-2, 6-2 at the Koza World of Sport Complex. Ana Konjuh of...
  • Wozniacki out of Wimbledon in fourth round June 30, 2014

    London: Former No.1 Caroline Wozniacki is out of Wimbledon after losing 6-2, 7-5 to unseeded Barbora Zahlavova Strycova of the Czech Republic in the fourth round on Monday. The 43-ranked Zahlavova Strycova has beaten seeded players in three consecutive matches. Zahlavova Strycova, who had never beaten Wozniacki in three meetings, needed six...
  • Simona Halep, Caroline Wozniacki advance at Wimbledon June 27, 2014

    London: French Open finalist Simona Halep and former No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki were early winners on Friday as Wimbledon moved into the third round under contrasting weather at the All England Club. Mid-morning rain that delayed play by about 30 minutes gave way to sunny skies by early afternoon. But there...
  • Wozniacki, Lisicki storm into second round of Wimbledon June 24, 2014

    London: Caroline Wozniacki reeled off four consecutive games to complete a 6-3, 6-0 win over Israel's Shahar Peer in a rain-suspended first-round match at Wimbledon on Tuesday. Wozniacki led 6-3, 2-0 when play was stopped by showers late on Monday. The 16th-seeded Wozniacki lost in the first round at the French Open...
  • Caroline Wozniacki wins, Petra Kvitova pulls out at Eastbourne June 20, 2014

    Eastbourne: Former champions Caroline Wozniacki and Ekaterina Makarova headed in different directions in the Aegon International quarterfinals on Thursday. Wozniacki, champion in 2009, held off a strong challenge from Camila Giorgi of Italy 6-7 (7), 6-4, 6-2. Makarova, the 2010 champ from Russia, fell to fifth seed Angelique Kerber 6-2, 6-1, with...
  • Wozniacki loses in the French Open in the first round May 27, 2014

    Paris: About a week after her engagement to two-time major golf champion Rory McIlroy was called off, Caroline Wozniacki exited the French Open in the first round. The 13th-seeded Wozniacki lost 7-6 (5), 4-6, 6-2 on Tuesday to 64th-ranked Yanina Wickmayer of Belgium. It's the first time Denmark's Wozniacki was beaten in...
  • Wozniacki's broken heart faces dissection at Roland Garros May 26, 2014

    If having a broken heart was a viable excuse for withdrawing from a grand slam tournament, Caroline Wozniacki might be tempted to use it. The Dane's life has been turned upside down since golfer Rory McIlroy, like Wozniacki a former world No.1 in his sport, suddenly broke off their engagement...
  • Li Na cruises past Wozniacki in Miami, enters semis March 27, 2014

    Miami: World number two Li Na powered her way past 11th seed Caroline Wozniacki 7-5 7-5 and into the semi-finals of the Sony Open on Wednesday, setting up another rematch of the Australian Open final against Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova. Li did not play a match until the third round after receiving...
  • Wozniacki postpones search for coach as dad rejoins team March 12, 2014

    Denmark's former world number one Caroline Wozniacki is in no hurry to find a permanent new coach with her father Piotr again playing a key role in her coaching team. The 23-year-old has been without a coach since sacking Swede Thomas Hogstedt in January although she has appointed former player Michael...
  • Caroline Wozniacki crashes out in Melbourne January 18, 2014

    Melbourne: Caroline Wozniacki will have to wait until at least the French Open to claim an elusive first Grand Slam title after being beaten 4-6, 7-5, 6-3 by Garbine Muguruza in the third round of the Australian Open on Saturday. Wozniacki, who came under criticism while finishing No. 1 at the...
  • Wozniacki overcomes McHale in surreal encounter in Melbourne January 16, 2014

    Melbourne: Dane Caroline Wozniacki survived a surreal encounter with American Christina McHale to record a 6-0 1-6 6-2 victory on Rod Laver Arena on Thursday and move into the Australian Open third round. The 23-year-old former world number one had raced through the first set in 28 minutes under the closed...
  • Azarenka, Wozniacki advance as heat wave arrives January 14, 2014

    Melbourne: Victoria Azarenka began her bid for a third consecutive Australian Open title with a 7-6 (2), 6-2 win over Johanna Larsson on Tuesday as the start of a predicted heat wave arrived at Melbourne Park. Conscious of the time and the temperature, former No. 1-ranked Caroline Wozniacki and No. 11...