Wozniacki aims at keeping World No.1 tag in year-end rankings

 Wozniacki aims at keeping World No.1 tag in year-end rankings Beijing, Oct 1:  Danish tennis star Caroline Wozniacki hopes that she can keep the World No. 1 ranking at the end of the season for the second consecutive year.

Wozniacki had reached the top spot by beating Czech star Petra Kvitova in the third round of last year’s China Open.

“I definitely hope that I will. After being so many weeks at No. 1, I wish to stay there until the end of the season and until the New Year. I will do everything to try to do well here and in Istanbul,” Xinhua quoted Wozniacki, as saying during a news conference in Beijing.

As of September 19, Wozniacki has held the World No. 1 rank for 49 weeks.

She is the first Scandinavian tennis player to hold the top ranking position and 20th overall.

Since her WTA debut in 2005, the 21-year-old has improved her year-end ranking each year until finishing on top in 2010.

She has won 18 WTA singles titles as of August 2011, three in 2008, three in 2009, six in 2010 (the most since Justine Henin’s ten in 2007), and six in 2011. (ANI)

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