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Wozniacki wins 2nd China Open title, Del Potro stumbles

Wozniacki wins 2nd China Open title, Del Potro stumbles

In addition to that, she did not drop a set during the China Open tournament.

The first set, Wozniacki took due to the break in the sixth game.

Medvedev came out of the blocks fast and Nishikori, aiming for his third title at this event, could not cope with the big-hitting Russian who broke his serve at the second time of asking.

Caroline Wozniacki became the fourth active player with at least 30 titles on the WTA tour. Sevastova has had the best season so far and will rise to a career-high ranking of 12 in the world.

For the title in Beijing, the Dutch competed with Anastasia Sevastopol, which is in the semifinals, defeated the US Open champion Naomi Osaka.

The 28-year-old Wozniacki, who won the China Open in 2010, was once more imperious against the 20th-ranked Sevastova, who briefly retired from tennis in May 2013 with an injury.




"It was one of my best tournaments ever", said the runner-up.

Unseeded Nikoloz Basilashvili of Georgia beat Argentina's Juan Martín del Potro in two straight sets to win the China Open in Beijing.

She raced into a 4-1 lead in the second set by breaking Sevastova's serve twice.

Russian qualifier Daniil Medvedev stunned home favourite Kei Nishikori in the final to claim the Japan Open title after a comfortable 6-2 6-4 victory in Tokyo yesterday.

When serving to go 5-3, Wozniacki appeared to be struggling to find her shots, again facing break point three times, with several unforced errors and a warning for a time violation seeming to knock her out of the rhythm that she badly needed in order to control the proceedings on court.

"I have been playing through pain in my back this whole week", said Osaka.


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