Last year the Copenhagen e-Boks Sony Ericsson Open was organized for the first time and Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki delighted her home fans by going all the way to the title. This week, at the second edition of the tournament, the now top-ranked Wozniacki repeated the feat by beating Lucie Safarova 6-1 6-4 in the final of this hard-court event placed in-between the clay and grass tennis seasons.
The Williams sisters are stealing the attention with their comebacks, while Wozniacki is playing and winning. The Dane didn’t drop a set throughout the tournament and after victories over Irina Falconi, Angelique Kerber, Alberta Brianti and Mona Barthel, she avenged her loss to Safarova from their only previous meeting in Stuttgart 2010, collected her fifth WTA title of the season (Dubai, Indian Wells, Charleston, Brussels, and now Copenhagen) and earned $37,000 and 280 points.
Meanwhile, the AEGON Classic tournament in Birmingham couldn’t come to a close according to the schedule as the Daniela Hantuchova vs. Sabine Lisicki final has been postponed due to rain. (photo: Ralf Reinecke)