US Open 2015: Caroline Wozniacki bows out in a thrilling encounter against Petra Cetkovská

Praveen / 04 September 2015

Caroline Wozniacki bows out in a thrilling encounter against  Petra Cetkovská in her second round match at the US Open 2015.

Day 4 of the US Open witnessed a major upset as Caroline Wozniacki was ousted by an unseeded Frenchwoman Petra Cetkovská in three sets 6-4, 5-7, 7-6(1).

Although Caroline Wozniacki fought all the way till the end it wasn’t enough for the Danish woman to seal the spot in the third round. Petra Cetkovská remained competitive throughout the match and was delivering huge blows to Wozniacki.

After losing the first set 6-4, Wozniacki staged an excellent comeback in the second set taking the set 7-5. While the pendulum seemed to be swung in Wozniacki’s favour after taking the second set, Cetkovská kept her composure and was giving Wozniacki a tough competition. In the tenth game of the match, Cetkovská saved three match points and fought from being 0-40 down and further took the third set into the tie-break. Wozniacki failed to stay in the fight in the all-important tiebreak winning just 1 point which handed over a deserving victory for the Frenchwoman.

Cetkovská was impressive in the net winning 24 of the 30 points and hit astonishing 61 winners. Although, she made 60 unforced errors the aggressive gameplay kept her in the game and was the main root cause for her resounding victory.

 Match statistics:

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Day 4 women’s second round results: 

Sam Stosur (22), Australia, def. Evgeniya Rodina, Russia, 6-1, 6-1.

Victoria Azarenka (20), Belarus, def. Yanina Wickmayer, Belgium, 7-5, 6-4.

Sara Errani (16), Italy, def. Jelena Ostapenko, Latvia, 0-6, 6-4, 6-3.

Varvara Lepchenko, United States, def. Lesia Tsurenko, Ukraine, 7-6 (7), 6-2.

Andrea Petkovic (18), Germany, def. Elena Vesnina, Russia, 6-3, 7-6 (4).

Johanna Konta, Britain, def. Garbine Muguruza (9), Spain, 7-6 (4), 6-7 (4), 6-2.

Simona Halep (2), Romania, def. Kateryna Bondarenko, Ukraine, 6-3, 6-4.

Angelique Kerber (11), Germany, def. Karin Knapp, Italy, 7-5, 6-2.

Mona Barthel, Germany, def. Olga Govortsova, Belarus, 2-6, 6-2, 6-4.

Barbora Strycova, Czech Republic, def. Wang Qiang, China, 6-2, 4-6, 7-5.

Shelby Rogers, United States, def. Kurumi Nara, Japan, 6-4, 6-4.

Sabine Lisicki (24), Germany, def. Camila Giorgi, Italy, 6-4, 6-0.

Petra Kvitova (5), Czech Republic, def. Nicole Gibbs, United States, 6-3, 6-4.

Flavia Pennetta (26), Italy, def. Monica Niculescu, Romania, 6-1, 6-4.

Anna Karolina Schmiedlova (32), Slovakia, def. Danka Kovinic, Montenegro, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4.

Petra Cetkovska, Czech Republic, def. Caroline Wozniacki (4), Denmark, 6-4, 5-7, 7-6 (1).

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