Tennis – WTA Finals: Caroline Woziacki Defeats Petra Kvitova

Caroline Wozniacki

Shielding champion Caroline Wozniacki beat Petra Kvitova for the 1st time in 4 years, with a 7-5 3 6-2 triumph at the WTA Finals in Singapore.

The 28-year-old, Wozniacki, achieved the win in two hours and 19 minutes regardless of requiring treatment on her knee amid the second set.

Her last prevail upon the Czech fourth seed came at the 2014 WTA Finals.

Elina Svitolina later smashed Karolina Pliskova 6-3 2-6 6-3.

This win put the Ukrainian sixth seed best of the White Group standings with one round-robin match to come on Thursday. She hit 8 aces and required 1 hour and fifty four minutes to win against her Czech opponent.

After Kvitova had committed 16 unforced errors, 2nd seed Wozniacki took an early lead on her third set point.

She requested a physio halfway through the set in the wake of encountering pain in her left knee, before Kvitova, leveled the match in a set in which she anchored four breaks of serve.

Wozniacki broke promptly towards the beginning of the choosing set and could profit by her rival’s weakness to serve for the match.

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