The adventure continues: Caroline and Serena in the finals

the Fairytale continues for her friends Caroline Wozniacki and Serena Williams, who has chosen to play doubles together in dane's penultimate tournament. In

The adventure continues: Caroline and Serena in the finals

the Fairytale continues for her friends Caroline Wozniacki and Serena Williams, who has chosen to play doubles together in dane's penultimate tournament. In

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
10 January 2020 Friday 22:00
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The adventure continues: Caroline and Serena in the finals

the Fairytale continues for her friends Caroline Wozniacki and Serena Williams, who has chosen to play doubles together in dane's penultimate tournament.

In Auckland have the in high spirits just the game forward to Sunday's final after a victory of 7-6, 6-2 over the belgian constellation, Kirsten Flipkens and Alison van Uytvanck.

Both stars also play semi-finals in the singles at the same tournament and could not have opened the year in any better way.

It could also be seen on the mood of the two, despite a long working day following the singlekampe and a late evening double was wearing lots of wide smiles and the håndklask along the way.

- It feels great, and we also got moved the feet a little better in the second set, said Caroline Wozniacki with a smile after the fight, where the couple also was asked about the possible scenario that they can meet in singlefinalen the same Sunday.

- I've tried it before with my sister, and Caroline will still be one of my best friends, laughed Serena Williams to answer.

the First set was a thriller of a sejtrækker and extremely engaging for the audience.

The sejrsvante pair cruised to a 3-0 lead and looked to be in full control, but then came the more sammenspillede belgians to the dish, not least through the van Uytvancks powerful basic beats and Flipkens’ felt the volleys.

They broke back for 2-3, then Wozniacki flugtede in the net, before she had stopped the bleeding by keeping a close serveparti to 4-3. A little later, she was, however, broken for the first time for 5-6, and so she and her friend really hanke up in itself.

A relief to 6-6 on a terrific backhand from Williams gave the tiebreak, and it was a long, turbulent and exciting. Sætboldene changed, before the american with yet another terrific backhand – this time a serveretur down along the line, got another one in She serv. It was utilized to 11-9.

After a close tiebreak in the first set, took the duo also to the second, and have still not tried to lose a set in the doubles. Photo: MICHAEL BRADLEY/AFP/Ritzau Scanpix
In the second set continued the fight with full parity in virtually all parties. Williams/Wozniacki broke however, to 2-1, and while the dane had raised his level, she continued, and his partner towards a lead of 4-2, where they had the first of four breakbolde in Flipkens’ serve.

Shortly after Caroline serve the victory home, and on the matchbolden she beat a fine backhand down between the two opponents.

In the final awaits the winners of Saturday's purely american semi-final between the 15-year-old Cori Gauff and Catherine McNally, to be up against Asia Muhammad and Taylor Townsend.

on the Night of Saturday, English time, play both Wozniacki and Williams semi-finals in the singles. The dane meets american Jesisca Pegula, while the 38-year-old veteran needs to be up against her 20 years younger compatriot, Amanda Anisimova.

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Updated: 10.01.2020 22:00
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