Photo: Wozniacki tells Williams ‘good job’ ahead of Australian Open final

Caroline Wozniacki jokingly takes credit for Serena Williams' run to Australian Open final

Caroline Wozniacki and Serena Williams Photo: Caroline Wozniacki/Instagram

Caroline Wozniacki has jokingly taken some credit for Serena Williams’ run to the Australian Open final.

The world number one set up an encounter against long-term rival Maria Sharapova after a 7-6 (7-5) 6-2 victory over unseeded compatriot Madison Keys.

The second seed hasn’t beaten her American nemesis in 10 years, losing her last 15 matches against the 18-time Grand Slam champion.

Wozniacki, who lost to Victoria Azarenka in the second round, uploaded a photo of the pair after a training session in December last year.

“Good job so far @serenawilliams at the @australianopen! 1 more to go!! Must have been the training in December #tbt”

Williams has won five Australian Open titles, although the 33-year-old hasn’t triumphed in Melbourne since 2010.

Sharapova, meanwhile, hasn’t won the tournament since beating Ana Ivanovic in straight sets in 2008.

The top Australian Open seed beat her close friend Wozniacki 6-3 6-3 in the US Open final last August.

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