Wozniacki reaches last 16
10 July, 2017, 12:00 am
LONDON – Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki came within two points of defeat against unseeded Estonian Anett Kontaveit before recovering to win 3-6 7-6(3) 6-2 and reach the fourth round of Wimbledon on Saturday.
The Dane, seeded five, was getting overpowered as she trailed by a set and 3-5 to the powerful Kontaveit but she hung on grimly and turned the match around.
Her next task will be to break through to the quarter-finals for the first time, having fallen at the fourth round stage five times in the past eight years.
“I’m just happy I survived today,” Wozniacki, who will face another stern test against American big-hitter Coco Vandeweghe on Monday, told reporters.”