Caroline Wozniacki is a retired professional tennis player from Denmark. Here is a biography and overview of her career winnings:
Born: July 11, 1990
Turned Pro: 2005
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- Caroline Wozniacki was born on July 11, 1990, in Odense, Denmark.
- She comes from a sports-oriented family, with her father, Piotr Wozniacki, being a former professional football player, and her mother, Anna Wozniacki, having played volleyball for the Polish national team.
- Wozniacki began playing tennis at a young age and quickly rose through the junior ranks, winning several prestigious titles.
- Wozniacki turned professional in 2005 and achieved her breakthrough year in 2008, when she reached her first WTA Tour final and broke into the top 20 of the world rankings.
- In 2010, she reached her first Grand Slam final at the US Open, eventually becoming the first Danish woman to win a Grand Slam singles title when she triumphed at the 2018 Australian Open.
- Wozniacki's style of play was characterized by her exceptional defensive skills, consistency, and ability to counter-punch effectively.
- She was known for her exceptional footwork, court coverage, and ability to retrieve seemingly impossible shots.
- Throughout her career, Wozniacki won a total of 30 WTA singles titles, including four Premier Mandatory/Premier 5 titles.
- She held the World No. 1 ranking in the WTA singles rankings for a total of 71 weeks, making her one of the most accomplished players of her generation.
- According to the official WTA website, Wozniacki's career prize money earnings amounted to over $35 million USD.
- Her on-court success and numerous titles contributed significantly to her overall earnings.
Retirement and comeback:
- Wozniacki announced her retirement from professional tennis in December 2019 at the age of 29, following the completion of the 2020 Australian Open. She came back to compete in 2023.
- After retiring, she shortly pursued other interests, including charitable work and various business ventures.