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.


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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