Wozniacki in Auckland final

Jan 10, 2015, 05:59 IST | AFP

Top seed Caroline Wozniacki fought back from a set down yesterday to scrape through to the finals of the Auckland Classic and a showdown with third seed Venus Williams

Auckland: Top seed Caroline Wozniacki fought back from a set down yesterday to scrape through to the finals of the Auckland Classic and a showdown with third seed Venus Williams.

Caroline Wozniacki
Caroline Wozniacki

Wozniacki lost the first set and the first serve of the second before recovering to beat Czech fourth seed Barbora Zahlavova Strycova 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 in two hours 35 minutes.

Williams had a much easier path to the final, taking 67 minutes to beat unseeded fellow American Lauren Davis 6-0, 6-3.

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