Svitolina thrashes Wozniacki to capture Rogers Cup title

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Toronto [Canada], August 14 (ANI): Ukraine's Elina Svitolina came out with a stupendous performance as she defeated Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark in straight sets to clinch women's singles title of the Rogers Cup here on Sunday. Fifth-seeded Svitolina needed just one hour and 17 minutes to defeat Wozniacki 6-4, 6-0 in the summit clash at the Aviva Centre. This was Svitolina's fifth title of the WTA Tour season. She has now become the first player to ever win three Premier 5 titles in a single season, i.e. Dubai, Rome and Toronto. With the win, the 22-year-old from Ukraine improves to number four in the world rankings. (ANI)