WTA NEW HAVEN
KARIN KNAPP SELLS TO EX # 1 IN THE WORLD
Karin Knapp, despite playing a good match with flashes of excellent tennis, can not overcome in the second round of the WTA tournament in New Haven, leaving the road to the former world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki, impostasi in straight sets with a score of 6 -1,7-5 in 1 hour and 48 minutes of play.
The first set was won easily by the Danish, Italian woman sees in the game but too imprecise groundstrokes, so as to suffer two breaks in the fourth and sixth part, to direct the decisive part in the hands of former No. 1 in the world.
In the second set, aided by a physical decline of her opponent and an improvement in both the service and groundstrokes, the Italian, is able to take the lead, creating well as two opportunities to break to go and serve for the set, but when topical the partial class of the Danish comes out and scored with a break in the eleventh game builds the opportunity to serve for the match, immediately exploited the occasion by winning the second set with a score of 7-5.
The South Tyrolean player, came in the second round starting with the qualifiers, will be back on the field next week to compete in the main draw of the 'U.S. Open Tennis Championships.
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