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Caro out of Australian Open
Posted by carowoz on Jan.18, 2014

Reported by Sky Sports –

Caroline Wozniacki was a high profile casualty in Melbourne as the 10th seed went down 4-6 7-5 6-3 to Garbine Muguruza of Spain.

Muguruza won her first WTA tour event in Hobart earlier in the month as a qualifier and continued that form with a strong performance against Wozniacki after dropping the first set.

It leaves the former world No 1 still in search of a maiden grand slam win and 20-year-old Muguruza cited her improved fitness as the key to victory following ankle surgery.

“I worked really hard in the off-season and this form is the result of that,” she said.

“I was really nervous, it was the third round of a Grand Slam and against a great player. I was only thinking about being aggressive and not being scared.”

Her reward is a fourth round tie with fifth seed Agnieszka Radwanska, who came through three sets against Russia’s Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.