Saturday, August 18

Caroline Wozniacki crowned at the Australian Open

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Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki took the honors of the women’s finals at the Australian Open on Saturday in Melbourne.

Second seeded, she placed the favorite, the Romanian Simona Halep, in three sets of 7-6 (2), 3-6 and 6-4.

For Caroline Wozniacki, it was a first title in a Grand Slam tournament.

The player of 27 years moved up at the same time the 1st rank of the ATP rankings for the first time in 6 years.

As for Halep, she is still looking for her first Grand Slam title.

On Sunday, Canada’s Gabriela Dabrowski will compete in the mixed doubles final with Croatia’s Mate Pavic. This eighth-seeded duo will face the tandem of Hungary’s Timea Babos and fifth-seeded Indian Rohan Bopanna.

The game, which begins at midnight will be followed by the final of the men’s singles between Switzerland’s Roger Federer, seeded second, and Croatia’s Marin Cilic, ranked sixth.

Federer, who has not lost a round since the start of the tournament, will be looking for a 20th career title at a Grand Slam tournament, his sixth in Australia and second straight in Melbourne .

Cilic has a triumph in a major tournament at the 2014 US Open after defeating Federer in the semifinals.

Federer however defeated Cilic in the final of the 2017 Wimbledon International in three sets. Cilic had been bored by foot blisters.