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Goerges stays hot with Auckland title after stunning Wozniacki

Goerges stays hot with Auckland title after stunning Wozniacki

Makarova rode an early break for a 5-3 lead and, even though her Latvian opponent got back to 5-5, raced away with the first set tie-break. "There was pressure on me because I was the favourite and most people expected me to win, so I was proud of the way I handled that".

Wozniacki said she would move on to the Australian Open with confidence.

"It's good to see the work I was doing in the off-season is paying off".

In Saturday's semi-final, she overpowered Su-Wei Hsieh 6-1 6-4.

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Georges won her last two tournaments of 2017 and extended her winning streak to 14 matches when she claimed the Auckland singles title for the first time at her ninth attempt, and after two previous finals appearances. Games went with service from there in the first set, which Goerges sealed with her seventh ace.

In a final delayed by this week's persistent Auckland rain, Goerges ran riot against the Classic top seed, slamming victor after winner.

After the match, she said her achievement felt "amazing".

"I'm exhausted, if I'm being honest", Wozniacki told the WTA website after her semi-final. "That's just making me proud and I'm just enjoying every moment of it".

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Wozniacki is set to rise to number two in the world in Monday's rankings and could yet regain top spot at the Australian Open this month.

"I've got a lot of matches under my belt this week", she said.

Elsewhere on the tour, British No 2 Heather Watson came through an early scare in her second qualifying match to reach the main draw at the Hobart International.

From that point, she held serve through to a 6-4 first-set win, and didn't let a Wozniacki surge prevent her from grinding out a second-set tiebreak triumph.

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