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World No 1 Wozniacki claims titile at China Open

Updated: 2010-10-11 22:46

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Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark holds the trophy after winning the final against Vera Zvonareva of Russia at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing October 11, 2010. [Photo/Agencies]
BEIJING - World top ranked Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark claimed the title of women's singles at 2010 China Open, beating Russia's second seed Vera Zvonareva 2-1 here on Monday.
The 20-year-old Wozniacki, top seed of the 4.5-million-US-dollar Crown Jewel tournament, defeated Zvonareva 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 in the final to take her sixth title of this season.
The Dane is now 28-3 since Wimbledon, winning five of her last seven tournaments.

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Caroline Wozniacki Bio

  • Coached by father, Piotr; also coached by Morten Christensen at National Tennis Center in Denmark
  • Began playing tennis at age 7
  • Father played pro soccer in Poland and Denmark; mother, Anna, played volleyball for Polish National Team; brother, Patrik, plays pro soccer in Denmark
  • Enjoys soccer, swimming, watching golf
  • Hobbies include reading (especially Harry Potter books), shopping, listening to music; favorite actor is Johnny Depp
  • Admires Martina Hingis, Steffi Graf
  • Best memory to date was winning 2005 Orange Bowl and reaching 2006 Australian Open junior final
  • Favorite food is steak and potatoes.