Caroline Wozniacki Beat Venus Williams To Clinch Maiden WTA Finals Title
Caroline Wozniacki won over a very confident and ferocious Venus Williams on Sunday (OCT 29) in the WTA Finals. With this win, the 27-year-old former world number one now claimed her maiden WTA trophy and earned the biggest title of her career.
The Dane beat Williams in a tough fight and scored 6-4 6-4 triumph in the WTA Finals title showdown at a captivated Singapore Indoor Stadium.
“I can’t believe I am here as the winner,” Wozniacki told BBC
Williams was making strong shots everytime but Wozniacki was resilient to serve well and emerged victory after 89 minutes.
Wozniacki knew who she was facing off in the finals as she attempted to be faultless for an hour to race with 5-0 lead. But when it comes to Williams, we all know that she always plays to win. The 37-year-old American gave tough time to Wozniacki and clinched four games in a row before the Dane could finally win the title at the elite, eight-woman event in her fifth appearance.
“It was all going well at 5-0 in the second set, then she went for her shots and I was just so happy to get it done in the end,” Wozniacki said in a courtside interview, Indian Express reported.
Wozniacki now rose up to three places to third in the world rankings after the win.
“Well eight is my lucky number and I figured if I was ever going to beat her it would be today… and I just went out there and did my best,”she added.