Published October 21, 2012
| Sports Network
Moscow, Russia – Caroline Wozniacki outlasted top-seeded Samantha Stosur to capture the title at the Kremlin Cup.
The third-seeded Wozniacki took down Stosur by a 6-2, 4-6, 7-5 margin to improve to 2-1 in finals this year. The Dane lost to Angelique Kerber in Copenhagen back in April and beat Kaia Kanepi in Seoul last month.
Wozniacki, who improved to 2-7 versus top-10 opponents this year, now has 20 career singles titles.
"I think both of us played very good tennis out there," Wozniacki said. "Sam has been playing well and I knew it wasn't going to be easy, and it could have gone either way at the end, but I think at the right times I played the right shots. There were a lot of key moments, but they just went my way."
Meanwhile, Stosur was looking to win her first tournament since capturing the U.S. Open crown last September. The Aussie star fell short again and dropped to 0-2 in finals this year.
Stosur owns a career mark of just 3-12 in title matches.
Wozniacki and Stosur have split six all-time meetings. The two met for the first time in a final.
With the victory, Wozniacki took home $122,000.