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Konta beats Wozniacki in straight sets in Miami final
April 1, 2017 / 7:01 PM / 9 months ago

Konta beats Wozniacki in straight sets in Miami final

(Reuters) - Johanna Konta won the biggest title of her burgeoning career when she beat Caroline Wozniacki 6-4 6-3 in the women’s final at the Miami Open on Saturday.

Apr 1, 2017; Key Biscayne, FL, USA; Johanna Konta of Great Britain holds the Butch Buchholz Trophy after her match against Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark (not pictured) in the women's singles championship of the 2017 Miami Open at Crandon Park Tennis Center. Konta won 6-4, 6-3. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

British 10th seed Konta used an aggressive game plan to overcome Danish 12th seed Wozniacki on the Crandon Park hardcourt.

She clinched victory with a perfectly-weighted lob that landed on the baseline for her second title of the year, after winning in Sydney in January.

Reporting by Andrew Both in Cary, North Carolina, editing by Gene Cherry

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