It was an inspiring performance from Caroline Wozniacki, as the Dane showed her marathon skills, footwork and retrieving capacities to send home Maria Sharapova in the fourth round of the US Open. The match displayed women’s tennis at its best.
After splitting the first two sets, the tenth-seeded Dane recorded a crucial break in the fourth game of the decider to lead 3-1 and solidified the advantage by holding serve afterwards. The fifth-seeded Sharapova then won one game on her own serve, but Wozniacki stayed strong and eventually cut the long match short by breaking Sharapova again to close the deal, hitting a winner on her first match point. Sharapova was plain and simple defeated. Final score: 6-4 2-6 6-2 in 2 hours and 37 minutes.