But the 27-year-old Dane could not have chosen a better stage - the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global - to pull off her first triumph over the 37-year-old American and biggest career win to date.
Facing an opponent who enjoyed a 7-0 winning record against her, Wozniacki continued to display the form and variation she had all week in Singapore to emerge with a 6-4, 6-4 victory in her fifth appearance at the elite, eight-woman event.
The momentum now was firmly with the Dane - bidding for her first WTA Finals title, she jumped out to a 3-0 lead and it looked as though finally Williams was running out of steam.
The Danish tennis star tastes victory and earns the biggest singles title of her career.
"Venus Williams is a great champion and she made it very, very hard for me".
Halep, who failed to make it out of the round-robin phase in a Singapore tournament won by Caroline Wozniacki on Sunday, said she was relaxed now but expected the burden of the ranking to rise when the next campaign begins.
"I knew that she was never going to give up, and I knew she was going to come back fighting strong".
"I just had to keep reminding myself that I'm still up and I'm the one who is leading here, and I'm the one who can close out this match right now".
On what went through her mind during Williams' second-set comeback, Wozniacki said: "I felt like it was a little bit of an uphill battle, to be honest".
"That's why I walked up to the chair umpire and said to pay attention to the spectators or the spectator that was doing that".
"I'm really happy that I could stay constant, which is the best thing, I think, for a player".
"I had many ups and downs but I was consistent, in my opinion", she added.
Asked if she felt she had returned to top form, she said: "Yeah, I played really well this week, played great tennis, and I'm proud of being here as the victor of the tournament". Even when I lost in the first round at the U.S. Open, I went back on court and I tried to improve in my game, which I did.
Boyes, of Caldwell, Ohio, escaped from the Charleston facility Wednesday morning after managing to get street clothes. Four officers at the South Central Regional Jail were suspended without pay in connection to Boyes' escape.
He insists the tourists have enough experience in Alastair Cook, Stuart Broad and James Anderson to get the job done. Root was asked about his erstwhile teammate at his first press conference after arriving in Perth.
After surgery , federal agents refused to release her back to her family and deportation proceedings were begun against Rosemaria. The agency also revealed that the Laredo Sector Border Patrol followed the immigration laws of the state.
Everything will end on Monday , but the wind will remain strong throughout the day as temperatures fall to the low 50s by dark. Luckily the heaviest rain appears to stay to the west of CT impacting areas of Central Pennsylvania and Upstate New York.
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Only accredited sports journalists are given access to the venue on match days and certain areas of the ground on pre-match days. The conversations in the released video are centred on the pitch. "It is a very good pitch on which 337 runs will be chaseable".
"Much of the controversy that has surrounded the contract has focused on the high rates Whitefish is charging for labor". Whitefish released a statement that said they were proud of work they are doing and will cooperate with Congress .
Mitch Moreland - a 2016 AL Gold Glove victor - is an AL first base finalist with Royals' Eric Hosmer and Indians' Carlos Santana . In doing so, he became the first Yankees outfielder to win the award since Bernie Williams won four in a row from 1997-2000.
These are not freedoms that many women living in Saudi Arabia experience, and that's not gone unnoticed online. Speaking at the conference , Sophia said: 'I am very honoured and proud for this unique distinction.
In giving the Martinez , 53, a three-year contract, Nationals ownership broke with longstanding (and controversial) form. He has always been a rumored candidate for a step up to a managerial spot, and Washington will provide that opportunity.
Given that, Colman is indeed the apt choice for the portrayal of the role as this will mark her third portrayal of a royal role. He said: "The feelings we all have as 50-year-olds are different than the feelings we all have as 30-year-olds".