Saturday, January 27, 2018

Australian Open 2018 - Caroline Wozniacki tells Simona Halep: 'I am sorry, I had to win'

What a thrilling Australian Open Women's Singles  Finals it was. Caroline Wozniacki won and regained her No 1 ranking after some six years. But she got that not without a tough fight from Simona Halep, who fought bravely with an injury in her ankle.

Here is how the scores progressed:

Simona Halep - Caroline Wozniacki

First set: (opens with Wozniacki serve)

0-1; 0-2; 0-3; 1-3; 1-4; 2-4; 2-5; 3-5; 4-5; 5-5; 5-6; 6-6; 6-7.

Second set (opens with Halep serve)

1-0; 1-1; 2-1; 2-2; 3-2; 3-3; 4-3; 5-3; 6-3.

Third set (opens with Wozniacki serve)

0-1; 0-2; 1-2; 1-3; 2-3; 3-3; 4-3; 4-4; 4-5; 4-6.

Simona and Caroline were so graceful and magnanimous in their victory speeches. Here is them both: (Courtesy: Twitter: @AustralianOpen)
Clearly recognizing the stature of Simona, Caroline, in her speech, said, "I want to congratulate Simona. I know today is tough and I'm sorry I had to win, but I am sure we will have many matches in the future."

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