Monte Carlo, Monaco
As an elite defensive player with impeccable coordination, it’s no wonder that Caroline Wozniacki has over 20 WTA titles under her belt and has spent dozens of weeks ranked as the world’s No. 1 player. She won the WTA Newcomer of the Year award in 2008, a season in which she won the Nordic Light Open in Stockholm—her first career title—and titles in New Haven and Tokyo. She only dropped one set en route to the final of the 2009 U.S. Open, where she was defeated by Kim Clijsters. She played remarkably consistent, high-level tennis for the next two years and, despite notching few signature wins, finished both 2010 and 2011 as the No. 1 player in the world. In 2014 she finally got another shot in a Grand Slam final, but fell again at the U.S. Open, this time to Serena Williams.
In 2011, Wozniacki defeated Marion Bartoli, 6-1, 2-6, 6-3, for the Indian Wells title: