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Wozniacki beats Sharapova, reaches US Open quarter-final

  • Tenth seed Caroline Wozniacki defeated fifth seed Maria Sharapova 6-4 2-6 6-2 at the Flushing Meadows to reach the US Open quarter-final, according to media reports.

    The 24-year-old Dane’s next opponent will be Sara Errani of Italy.

    “The crowd was amazing today,” Wozniacki, the 2009 finalist, said. “It's just so much fun to play out there again on the big court.”

    Her solid defensive strokes overwhelmed Sharapova in the final set on a hot afternoon at Arthur Ashe Stadium.

     

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