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By Chris Oddo | Saturday August, 12 2017

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<span style="font-size: small;">Everything but the title.<br /> <br /> That has, in many ways, been the story of <strong>Caroline Wozniacki</strong>&rsquo;s 2017. The Dane has been the tour&rsquo;s most winningest player, amassing 46 wins against just 15 losses, but in each of her five previous finals she has fallen.<br /> <br /> She&rsquo;ll get another chance on Sunday.<br /> <br /> <strong><span style="color:#ff0000;">More: </span><a href="http://www.tennisnow.com/Blogs/NET-POSTS/August-2017/Haase-Cracks-the-Joke-of-the-Rogers-Cup.aspx" target="_blank">Haase Leaves Montreal Crowd in Stitches and Federer Smiling</a></strong><br /> <br /> Wozniacki routinely dispatched resurgent American <strong>Sloane Stephens</strong>, 6-2, 6-3, to book her spot on the Rogers Cup final in Toronto. She&rsquo;ll face <strong>Elina Svitolina</strong> for the title. The Ukranian completed a banner day by defeating No.2-seeded Simona Halep 6-1, 6-1.</span><br /> <blockquote class="twitter-video" data-lang="en"> <p dir="ltr" lang="en"> What. A. Rally! 👏 👏 <a href="https://twitter.com/ElinaSvitolina">@ElinaSvitolina</a> holds after this incredible point! <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/rogerscup?src=hash">#rogerscup</a> <a href="https://t.co/wJZj5a0m3T">pic.twitter.com/wJZj5a0m3T</a></p> &mdash; WTA (@WTA) <a href="https://twitter.com/WTA/status/896503738247950336">August 12, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script><br /> <span style="font-size: small;">Earlier on Saturday, No.5-seeded Svitolina ralled past Garbine Muguruza 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 in the completion of a quarterfinal that had been suspended after a set due to rain on Friday.<br /> <br /> Wozniacki has dropped both of her previous meetings with Svitolina.<br /> <br /> The Dane broke six times on nine opportunities and won half of her first-serve return points (17 lf 34) as well as 13 of 17 second-serve return points to cause problems for Stephens all day.<br /> <br /> The American, playing in just her third event since returning from an 11-month hiatus due to foot surgery, rebounded briefly to recover a break and find herself on serve in the second set, but Wozniacki took the final three games, and sealed the match while serving out the semifinal after a brief rain delay. </span><br /> <blockquote class="twitter-video" data-lang="en"> <p dir="ltr" lang="en"> SIXTH final of 2017!<a href="https://twitter.com/CaroWozniacki">@CaroWozniacki</a> downs Stephens, 6-2, 6-3 to return to the <a href="https://twitter.com/rogerscup">@rogerscup</a> final! <a href="https://t.co/zNbYJeplFg">pic.twitter.com/zNbYJeplFg</a></p> &mdash; WTA (@WTA) <a href="https://twitter.com/WTA/status/896440818004705280">August 12, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script><br /> <span style="font-size: small;">Wozniacki is a 2010 Rogers Cup winner. The 27-year-old will bid for her 26th career title on Sunday. </span>

 

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