Caroline Wozniacki turns 30: Of controversies, relationships and records

Updated: Jul 10, 2020, 15:02 | Shawn.Dsouza
  • Caroline Wozniacki is a former Danish tennis player and the first female player from a Scandinavian country to be number 1 in the WTA rankings.

  • In her tennis career, Caroline Wozniacki won a total of 30 WTA titles. She has a 635–264 career record with a winning percentage of 70.6.

  • Caroline Wozniacki achieved her first number one ranking in singles on October 11, 2010.

  • The Danish superstar is also known for her controversies with her opponents. Wozniacki had a spat with Maria Sharapova when she criticised the decision to give the Russian a wildcard entry at Stuttgart to make her comeback after serving a 15-month doping ban 

  • Caroline Wozniacki landed in another controversy when during a match against Sharapova, she stuffed her tank top and skirt with towels during a mid-match impersonation of Serena Williams. The act drew laughter from the attendees but did not go down well with Williams

  • Another one of Caroline Wozniacki's problems with opponents came to the fore when she complained of distraction from Monica Niculescu's 'grunting' in her win at the Qatar Open 

  • Caroline Wozniacki had claimed that her family received death threats and verbal abuse by the crowd during her shock Miami Open defeat to Monica Puig earlier this year

  • Caroline Wozniacki shocked her fans when she crashed out in the Round of 64 at Wimbledon 2018 with a three-set defeat to Makarova

  • After being miffed with her Wimbledon defeat Caroline Wozniacki apparently told Ekatrina Makarova that 'she won't go far' in the tournament! 

  • Caroline Wozniacki further had complained about the flying ants at the Wimbledon courts, 'They are in my mouth and in my hair and everywhere - we need to do something. is there a spray?" she said

  • Caroline Wozniacki won her first Grand Slam at the Australian Open 2018

  • Caroline Wozniacki is close friends with fellow Danish tennis player Malou Ejdesgaard, who was also her mixed doubles partner.

  • Caroline Wozniacki is also close friends with fellow tennis counterparts Serena Williams, Agnieszka RadwaÅ„ska and Angelique Kerber.

  • In the 11 times she faced her buddy Serena Williams, Caroline Wozniacki won 1 match while Serena won the other 10.

  • Caroline Wozniacki reached the US Open finals twice, losing to  Kim Clijsters (2009) and Serena Williams (2014).

  • Caroline Wozniacki dated golfer Rory McIlroy from 2011 to 2014. The couple got engaged in January 2014 but Rory ended it in May 2014.

  • On Valentine's Day 2017, Caroline Wozniacki announced she was dating former NBA champion David Lee. Caroline Wozniacki and David Lee got engaged in November 2017 and tied the knot in June 2019.

  • On December 6, 2019, Caroline Wozniacki announced she would retire from professional tennis after the 2020 Australian Open. At the 2020 Australian Open Caroline Wozniacki exited in the third round after a loss to Tunisian Ons Jabeur.

  • In picture: Caroline Wozniacki enjoying a relaxing afternoon with a friend

  • Caroline Wozniacki often shares photos of her various holidays with her friends. Isn't this one cool?

  • In picture: Caroline Wozniacki enjoying some beach time with her close buddies

  • In picture: Caroline Wozniacki poses during one of her workout sessions in the gym

  • In picture: Caroline Wozniacki gets creative during Halloween!

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About The Gallery

Former world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki, who celebrates her birthday today, often enjoys a quality break after her tournaments. Here are the photos the tennis babe shared of her enviable body and attractive locations on social media