But at one stage, it sure looked that way.
Wozniacki had seized the momentum and with her variation, depth of shot and complete lack of errors preventing Williams from grabbing any sort of foothold in the contest, the flying Dane raced into a 5-0 lead in 11 second-set minutes.
A clearly rattled Wozniacki went to the chair umpire to complain that a spectator in the crowd was making too much noise as she stepped up to the baseline to serve.
Coming into their finals meetings, Williams had seven consecutive wins against Wozniacki.
"Venus Williams is a great champion and she made it very, very hard for me".
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However, the Chargers would fail to convert a two-point conversion, giving the Patriots a five-point lead, 18-13. Linebacker Hayes Pullard tackled him, with his helmet making direct contact with Hogan's right shoulder.
The 27-year-old Wozniacki's best previous result at the WTA Finals was reaching the final in 2010.
"I just had to keep reminding myself that I was still up and I was the one who was leading, and I was the one who could close out this match right now".
"Eight is my lucky number so I was hoping if I was going to beat her at least once in my career it would be today", Wozniacki said.
"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".
The American continued to be the aggressor but the Dane held on in the face of some brutal hitting and somehow forged her second break of the set with some exquisite deep groundstrokes to move within a game of taking the opener.
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The first three games were dominated by the server until the Dane began to find the corners of the court with her powerful backhand, fashioning the first break of the match with back-to-back winners off both flanks. "It's important for me to try and cut the angles and try and take the ball on the rise, and I think I did that pretty well".
Meanwhile, despite having a resurgent season, Williams will end the year without a title.
Williams was seeking to win a 50th career title on Sunday.
"I'm really happy that I could stay constant, which is the best thing, I think, for a player".
"Going into the tournament, you know that it's going to be a tough one", Wozniacki said.
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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".