Published: Tue, October 09, 2018
Sports | By Johanna Francis

Caroline Wozniacki, Anastasija Sevastova set for China Open final

Caroline Wozniacki, Anastasija Sevastova set for China Open final

"The doctors have advised me that I need to rest to ensure the injury is not further aggravated and become more serious".

"It was one of my best tournaments ever". Asked at the post-match press conference, where she again looked unhappy, why she had had tears in her eyes on court, she replied curtly, "Because it was a hard match. I feel like we both fought as hard as we could".

Osaka, who was attempting to reach a third straight final after NY and Tokyo's Pan Pacific Open, was unhappy with her behaviour in Friday's quarter-final victory over Zhang Shuai.

There was to be no surprise in the women's decider.

The 45th-ranked Zhang - with the crowd on her side - raced into an early lead against an unusually erratic Osaka, who had won 24 of her previous 28 games. The 29-year-old Zhang, who has won two career WTA singles titles, saved six break points to take the lead in the second set.

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The 20th-ranked Latvian will face the victor of the semifinal between China's Wang Qiang and Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark.

"Then if you win one Grand Slam, they're like, 'Oh, she only won one Grand Slam'".

"I'm just happy to have reached 30 today, I'm going to enjoy that", said Wozniacki, a former number one.

"I think I had a dream of that, but I don't know how realistic I really believed that was going to be".

"She didn't give me any presents, it was tough", said Sevastova, who retired in May 2013 because of persistent injuries, only to return in January 2015.

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