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Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark hits a return to Vera Zvonareva of Russia during their WTA Championships match in Istanbul. (MURAD SEZER/Reuters)
Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark hits a return to Vera Zvonareva of Russia during their WTA Championships match in Istanbul. (MURAD SEZER/Reuters)

Good news for Wozniacki ahead of Australian Open Add to ...

Caroline Wozniacki seems a certain starter for the Australian Open in Melbourne next week after a scan on the world number one’s injured left wrist showed no serious damage.

Wozniacki had her wrist strapped in the final set of her 3-6 7-5 6-2 loss to Poland’s Agnieszka Radwanska in the Sydney International quarter-finals late on Wednesday.

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While she feared a medical examination would rule her out of the year’s first grand slam, a WTA official told Reuters the 21-year-old Dane had an MRI scan at a Sydney hospital on Thursday that showed inflammation but no serious damage.

“She’s very confident she will be fit for Melbourne,” the official said.

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