Caroline Wozniacki vows to win more titles

Updated: Feb 01, 2018, 20:34 IST | AFP | Saint Petersburg

World No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki says Australian Open victory has motivated her to go for more glory

Caroline Wozniacki kisses the Australian Open winner's trophy in Melbourne on Sunday. Pic/ Getty Images
Caroline Wozniacki kisses the Australian Open winner's trophy in Melbourne on Sunday. Pic/ Getty Images

Newly-crowned Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki said last night that her first Grand Slam triumph has motivated her to win more titles.

The World No. 1 plays her first match since beating Simona Halep in the Melbourne final against Russian teenager Anastasia Potapova at the WTA event in Saint Petersburg tonight. "I have already been the World No. 1 in the past," the 27-year-old Dane, who reclaimed the top ranking from Halep in Australia, said after arriving in Russia. "But now I've finally won a Grand Slam title and returned to the world's top position -- it's something really special. "It was a combination of many factors, I've come a long way. But the main thing is that I really enjoyed that journey."

Wozniacki is the top seed at the Saint Petersburg Ladies Trophy and faces 16-year-old former junior Wimbledon champion Potapova in the last 16 after receiving a first-round bye. "I really want to perform well at the St Petersburg event," she added.

"My main motivation is to win the title.

"It's much more important for me to focus on my own condition and my personal play (than the opponent)."

Catch up on all the latest entertainment news and gossip here.

Download the new mid-day Android and iOS apps to get updates on all the latest and trending stories on the go

Trending Video

Sign up for all the latest news, top galleries and trending videos from Mid-day.com

Subscribe
Loading...

Snooker champ Aditya Mehta: Pro Snooker is cut-throat but that's what I live for

NEXT STORY
This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK