Wozniacki ‘relieved’ after titanic battle
She didn’t have it all her own way in the second round, but Caroline Wozniacki is safely into the third round of the Australian Open.
The second seed required two hours and 31 minutes to see off world No 119 Jana Fett 3-6, 6-2, 7-5.
Wozniacki, who is still looking for her first Grand Slam win, looked set for an early exit as she found herself 5-1 down in the deciding set with the Croatian serving for the match.
Fett then had two match points at 40-15, but the Dane fought back and won six points in a row to secure her place in the next round.
What a match!
Caroline Wozniacki avoids a second round upset with an incredible comeback ?? pic.twitter.com/6PfLDlEiE3
— Eurosport UK (@Eurosport_UK) January 17, 2018
“I am relieved to be through. I fought for every point and didn’t give up, and it was rewarded,” she told Eurosport.
“I am extremely happy to be through and to have another opportunity to be out here – it was definitely a crazy match today. It was experience that did it.”
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