Ukraine's Svitolina beats Wozniacki for Rogers title

23:10, 13 August 2017
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Elina Svitolina defeated Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 6-0 to win the Rogers Cup women's tennis tournament in Canada's Toronto on Sunday, according to ABC News.

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It was Svitolina's fifth WTA Tour title of the season, ABC News reports.

The 22-year-old Ukrainian used powerful groundstrokes and a big serve to keep the sixth-ranked Wozniacki off balance.

A break at love at 4-4 gave the fifth-ranked Svitolina the edge in the first set. She was not threatened again in the 77-minute match.

Read alsoNational Police deputy chief comments on prospects of Mariupol football team hosting home gamesSvitolina had a clear edge from the baseline thanks to her impressive retrieving ability. Wozniacki was forced to go for more winners and started making more unforced errors as a result.

Wozniacki, a 27-year-old former world No. 1 from Denmark, varied her shots throughout the match, combining power with more looping topspin returns.

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