NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Four-time champion Caroline Wozniacki was upset 6-4, 6-2 Wednesday by Camila Giorgi of Italy in the second round of the Connecticut Open.
Giorgi, who beat Wozniacki in last year’s U.S. Open faced just two break points. Her first serves reached 117 mph and her second serves hovered around 107 mph. She consistently hit ground strokes at Wozniacki’s feet, preventing her from moving laterally.
The 37th-ranked Giorgi broke Wozniacki’s serve in the first game of the match and twice in the second set.
“I think today the serve was the key and really consistent,” she said.
It was the earliest exit at this tournament for the 24-year-old Dane, who has appeared in New Haven seven times. She won in each of her first four trips and lost in the semifinals in 2012 and 2013.
Wozniacki is ranked No. 11 and was seeded fourth…
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