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Wozniacki scrapes through Australian Open epic against unheralded Jana Fett

The Danish number two seed somehow prevailed after a titanic struggle 3-6, 6-2, 7-5 against the world number 119 on a searing Rod Laver Arena in two hours and 31 minutes.

Published: 17th January 2018 11:51 AM  |   Last Updated: 17th January 2018 11:51 AM   |  A+A-

Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki reacts after defeating Croatia's Jana Fett during their second round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne | Photo: AP

By AFP

Caroline Wozniacki saved two match points to scrape through to the third round of the Australian Open on Wednesday after being 5-1 down in the final set to unheralded Jana Fett.

The Danish number two seed somehow prevailed after a titanic struggle 3-6, 6-2, 7-5 against the world number 119 on a searing Rod Laver Arena in two hours and 31 minutes.

She next faces either Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands or American Nicole Gibbs for a place in the last 16. 



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