For the final time in her career, Caroline Wozniacki has left the tennis court.
After 994 matches the run of the Dane has come to an end.
Ons Jabeur from Tunisia who has created history making the fourth round of a major for the first time.
Following her final match the Dane struggled to hold back the emotion being interviewed by Chanda Rubin on court as some of the best in women’s tennis praised the undoubted spirit of the former world number one.
An emotional moment in tennis as one of the greats over the last 15 years left the court for one final time a standing ovation from the crowd on Melbourne Arena as the classic Neil Diamond song ‘Sweet Caroline’ rang out around the stadium!
There isn’t much more to say right now, there will be pieces in the coming week from her career and moments that defined her great character on court.
Caroline was one of the players that got me to fall in love with the sport. The way she patrolled the baseline with that unmatched determination, a fierce streak, the relentless running and of course a smile made her a great person and a great champion and I thank her for the memories and wish her the best going forward!