Caroline Wozniacki Reaches Third Tournament Final of the Year at Miami OpenPUBLISHED April 3, 2017
Caroline continued her strong play and netted another milestone as she advanced to the Miami Open finals for the first time in her career.
After a first-round bye, Wozniacki, the tournament’s 12th seed, topped American qualifier Varvara Lepchenko 6-1, 6-2. She moved on from the third-round when Garbine Muguruza retired with an illness, and beat Lucie Safarova in the quarter-finals in straight sets 6-4, 6-3.
Caroline secured a place in her third final of the year when she beat No.2 Karolina Pliskova. Though Caroline trailed 5-7 in the first set, she bounced back and triumphed in the second and third round, ultimately defeating Pliskova 5-7, 6-1, 6-1.
Caroline advanced to the final against Britain’s Johanna Konta, who prevailed over Caroline 6-4, 6-3. Still, Caroline’s hot start to the year continued with her third tournament final of the year and propelled her two spots in the WTA rankings to No. 12.