Caroline Wozniacki is a Danish professional tennis player.
Let’s fun facts about her!
1. Caroline Wozniacki was born 11 July 1990.
2. Wozniacki is the daughter of Polish immigrants, Piotr Woźniacki and Anna Woźniacka.
3. Anna played on the Polish women’s national volleyball team, and Piotr played professional association football.
4. The couple moved to Denmark when Piotr signed for the Danish football club Boldklubben 1909.
5. Her older brother, Patrik Wozniacki, is a professional footballer for IF Skjold Birkerød in Denmark.
6. She was the first woman from a Scandinavian country to hold the top ranking position and 20th overall.
7. She finished on top of the rankings in both 2010 and 2011.
8. Wozniacki has won 25 WTA singles titles, including six in 2010 and 2011, the most in a year by a WTA player from 2008–2011.
9. She was runner-up at the 2009 and 2014 US Opens and the 2010 WTA Tour Championships in Doha to Kim Clijsters.
10. She won the 2006 Wimbledon Girls’ Singles title and also holds two WTA titles in doubles.
11. In 2008, Wozniacki won the title of WTA Newcomer of the Year.
12. Wozniacki’s best friend is her fellow Danish tennis player Malou Ejdesgaard, who has been her doubles partner in five tournaments.
13. Wozniacki is also close friends with Serena Williams, Agnieszka Radwańska and Angelique Kerber. She speaks Danish, English and Polish fluently.
14. When asked in 2008 by Teen Vogue magazine what sports beside tennis she liked to play, Wozniacki said “I like handball, soccer, swimming, playing the piano, and all kinds of different things.”
15. A fan of English Premier League team Liverpool, she wore a Liverpool shirt signed by footballer Steven Gerrard on court in the 2011 Qatar Ladies Open.
16. Wozniacki was in a relationship with Northern Irish professional golfer Rory McIlroy from 2011 until 2014. She announced their engagement on her Twitter page on 1 January 2014.
17. On 21 May 2014, it was announced that McIlroy had ended the engagement: “The problem is mine. The wedding invitations issued at the weekend made me realise that I wasn’t ready for all that marriage entails. I wish Caroline all the happiness she deserves and thank her for the great times we’ve had.”
18. On February 14, 2017, on Valentine’s Day, Wozniacki revealed on her social media account that she was in a relationship with former NBA champion and current San Antonio Spurs player David Lee, later being confirmed by her family.
19. On 2 November 2014, Wozniacki made her marathon debut, completing the New York City Marathon in a time of 3:26:33. This time was good enough to qualify for the 2016 Boston Marathon but Wozniacki said she will not run another marathon for a few years.
20. Wozniacki appeared in the 2015 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, following other number one-ranked singles tennis stars: Steffi Graf (1997), Serena Williams (2004), Venus Williams (2005), Maria Sharapova (2006), Ana Ivanovic (2010) and Rafael Nadal (2012) who have appeared in the issue.