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Svitolina thrashes Wozniacki to capture Rogers Cup title

ANI  |  Toronto [Canada] 

Ukraine's Elina Svitolina came out with a stupendous performance as she defeated Caroline Wozniacki of 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 5 titles in a single season, i.e. Dubai, and Toronto.

With the win, the 22-year-old from Ukraine improves to number four in the world rankings.

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First Published: Mon, August 14 2017. 01:10 IST