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Tennis: Wozniacki rallies to survive and advance at Australian Open

Tennis: Wozniacki rallies to survive and advance at Australian Open

Second-ranked Caroline Wozniacki fended off two match points and rallied from 5-1 down to win the last six games in the third set and avoid a second-round upset at the Australian Open.

Former No. 1-ranked Wozniacki used her experience to save match points in the seventh game of the deciding set against No. 119-ranked Jana Fett, who was making her main draw debut at a major, and eventually pull off a 3-6, 6-2, 7-5 win.

“That was crazy,” said Wozniacki, who has reached two Grand Slam finals and was a semifinalist here in 2011. “I don't know how I got back into the match.

“She's a tricky opponent and she had nothing to lose. And then I think she realized she was up 5-1...

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