CAROLINE WOZNIACKI

  • Victoria Azarenka back to her best with Caroline Wozniacki win 6 days ago

    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...
  • 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 quarterfinals. Still only 17, she will be participating in the women's quarterfinals on Tuesday, playing 39thranked 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 64, 26, 62...
  • 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: Thirdseeded Eugenie Bouchard of Canada and fourtime champion Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark both suffered straightset upsets on Wednesday in the second round of the Connecticut Open. Bouchard lost 62, 62 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 46, 61, 62 on Monday in the first round at the Connecticut Open. A fourtime champion of the New Haven tournament, the fourthseeded 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: Topranked Novak Djokovic tumbled out of the Western & Southern Open on Thursday, while secondseeded Roger Federer narrowly avoided an upset in the round of 16. Tommy Robredo beat Djokovic, 76 (6), 75 before Federer escaped with a 64, 46, 63 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 straightset victories over the respective opening round opponents. The 12th seed, Wozniacki, beat Magdalena Rybarikova 62, 63 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...
  • Powereddown 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 20yearold Bouchard, playing for the first time since losing in the Wimbledon final to Petra Kvitova last month, faltered badly in front of her...