Christina McHale defeated the women’s world #1 player with a well earned 6-4, 7-5 victory in this pre-US Open event. Wozniacki continues to struggle with the US Open just around the corner, last week the top seed lost in her opening match in Toronto. Wozniacki had not faced the 76th-ranked McHale.
CINCINNATI, OH, USA – Although the Williams sisters are still going strong and Bethanie Mattek-Sands only seems to be getting better, the questions have been flowing over the last few years about the future of American tennis – that future may be 19-year-old Christina McHale, who stunned the No.1 player in the world on Wednesday, beating Caroline Wozniacki, 64 75.
“You guys really helped me,” McHale told the crowd in her on-court interview. “I still can’t believe it right now. I’m trying to soak it all in, I’m so excited.”
AN IMPRESSIVE SERENA WINS ROGERS CUP TITLE
SERENA TAKES SECOND ROGERS CUP TROPHY
Ten years after winning her first Rogers Cup presented by National Bank title, Serena Williams once again lifted the trophy of Canada’s most important tennis tournament. A lot has changed for the 13-time Grand Slam champion in the decade gone by, but one thing is still for certain – she sure is one impressive tennis player. Williams won the title on Sunday in emphatic fashion, nailing an ace at match point to defeat Samantha Stosur 6-4, 6-2. Though the contest was evenly matched through the first eight games, the American turned it up a notch to break at 4-4 and never looked back. She was dominant in the second set, ripping seven aces while losing just one first service point. Click here for complete story.
- Serena Williams Beats Stosur, Wins Rogers Cup (abcnews.go.com)
Watch highlights of the 2011 Rogers Cup, part of the Olympus US Open Series, as Serena Williams takes her second 2011 OUSOS event is as many tries by defeating Samantha Stosur in the Toronto final.
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