Found August 24, 2012 on Fox Sports:
2010_australian_open_8388
Caroline Wozniacki's 20-match winning streak in New Haven ended Friday when the four-time defending champion retired from her semifinal match with Maria Kirilenko with a knee injury. Wozniacki, who injured the right knee in her quarterfinal win Thursday, called for the trainer right after dropping the first set of the semifinal 7-5 to the 25-year-old Russian. ''I could feel it from the start,'' she said. ''But, you know, it just started to get a bit worse. I decided to stop because if you don't feel a hundred percent, you can't compete at a hundred percent. It's better to let it rest. I wasn't going to win this match anyways if I'm not on a hundred percent fit level.'' The third-seeded Dane had won all 20 matches she played at the tournament since entering as a relatively unknown 18-year-old in 2008. She hadn't dropped a set here since the 2010 final. Wozniacki was trying to join Martina Navratilova, Steffi Graf and Chr...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Wozniacki retires with knee injury at New Haven

Caroline Wozniacki has retired from her semifinal match at the New Haven Open with a knee injury, her first loss at the tournament. Wozniacki, who injured the knee in her quarterfinal win on Thursday, lost the first set of the semifinal to Maria Kirilenko, 7-5, when she called for the trainer. It was the first set she had lost in New Haven since 2010. The four-time defending champion...

Wozniacki hurts knee, but wins again in New Haven

Caroline Wozniacki fought through an injury to her right knee Thursday to beat Dominika Cibulkova 6-2, 6-1 in the quarterfinals of the New Haven Open. The third-seeded Dane improved to 20-0 at the Connecticut Tennis Center where she is the four-time defending champion and looking to become just the fourth woman to win the same WTA event in five consecutive years. It was unclear...

Wozniacki Cruises Past Cibulkova despite knee pain; Kvtiova Clinches Emirates US Open Series

  By Jack Cunniff New Haven Open at Yale– Thursday, August 23, 2012 Summary of  Thursday quarterfinal action at the Connecticut Tennis Center in New Haven:   Quarterfinal: (3) Caroline Wozniacki def. (6) Dominika Cibulkova, 6-2, 6-1   In the day’s opening quarterfinal, the four-time defending champion Caroline Wozniacki renewed her rivalry with Dominika Cibulkova. With their...

Wozniacki’s Streak Snapped, Kvitova Serves Her Way to Final

By Jack Cunniff New Haven Open at Yale– Friday, August 24, 2012 Summary of Friday semifinal action at the Connecticut Tennis Center in New Haven:   Semifinal: (7) Maria Kirilenko def. (3) Caroline Wozniacki, 7-5, ret.   The Caroline Wozniacki winning streak at the New Haven Open ended Friday, through a combination of Maria Kirilenko and an injury to her right knee.  Wozniacki...
Tennis News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.