Caroline Wozniacki beats Venus Williams to win maiden WTA Finals title

Caroline Wozniacki beats Venus Williams to win maiden WTA Finals title

Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki recorded her first title win over Venus Williams to secure her first WTA Finals title in Singapore.

The Dane downed Williams 6-4 6-4 to seal victory under 90 minutes throwing her racquet into the air in celebration as she won the final point. Wozniacki had beaten world number 1 Simona Halep, Elina Svitolina and Karolina Pliskova on her way to the final of the season-ending tournament.

After a tight first set, Wozniacki romped into a 5-0 lead in the second. Although the American tried to fight back bringing the game to 5-4, Williams won four straight games but Wozniacki, converted her second Championship point to beat the American for the first time.

Wozniacki who had never beaten 37 year old Williams losing all seven of their previous meetings, claimed her biggest title of her career at the WTA Finals in Singapore.

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