Svitolina Perfect, Wozniacki Perfectly Bad in Finals after WTA Toronto Championship
by Staff | August 13th, 2017, 5:30 pm
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Elina Svitolina won a tour-leading fifth title of the year, sending former No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki to 0-6 in 2017 finals on Sunday with a 6-4, 6-0 victory in the final of the Rogers Cup in Toronto.


“I need some time still to really realize, because I had so many matches for the last two days and it’s been really, really tough physically,” said the Ukrainian No. 5 seed who beat four Top 10 players during the week. “Today was very hot, so I’ve been really struggling. I’m just very happy that it’s finished — and with a title, it’s even more special.”

Svitolina won the last eight games of the match.

“Of course it brings me confidence, I have the experience from those finals, but I try to take it as a new challenge and always look forward to it,” Svitolina said.

It was the second final Wozniacki lost to Svitolina this year after Dubai.

“It was a tough day,” Wozniacki said. “She played well. She mixed up the pace and made it uncomfortable for me out there. Today, probably I could have used some more pace, but she played really smart today and used my pace to her advantage.”

The 20-year-old Svitolina improved to 5-0 in finals in 2017 and 9-2 career. Wozniacki dropped to 0-6 in finals in 2017 and 25-23 career.


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3 Comments for Svitolina Perfect, Wozniacki Perfectly Bad in Finals after WTA Toronto Championship

BBB Says:

Oh Caro. It’s good that you have Sasha in your camp, but you don’t seem to be able to commit to playing more aggressive tennis when you really need to.


Humble Rafa Says:

She can find a guy but she will never get married to him. So close, yet so far. Sounds better in Danish.


RZ Says:

@HR – that is harsh. You’re not usually so mean.

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