Friday delivered. Has the Australian Open ever had a more chaotic day? I don’t think so but before the chaos let’s look for some normality. Novak Djokovic was in a ruthless mood as he defeated Yoshihito Nishioka 6-3 6-2 6-2. Ash Barty likewise took 78 minutes in a 6-3 6-2 win against Elena Rybakina Petra Kvitova continues to show her title ambitions with a 6-1 6-2 win over Ekaterina Alexandrova. You can read more on Novak Djokovic’ win below: Djokovic continues to set the standards with a routine win against Nishioka! The day had an emotional moment as well as … Continue reading Aus Open Day 5; Tsitsipas, Osaka & Serena out 😳 Barty, Novak & Kvitova cruise 😎Federer almost got stuck on 99 😬 Wozniacki waves goodbye 😢
Quite a sad moment down in Melbourne as Caroline Wozniacki has officially hung up her racket. The Dane from Odense first broke onto the scene back in 2005 days after she turned 15. Just eight days after her 15th birthday she picked up a wildcard in Cincinnati and lost 6-3 6-0 to Patty Schnyder. A quite incredible 993 matches later and the 29 year old has called time on her career. Caroline Wozniacki Career Stats 674 career wins 320 career defeats 71 weeks as World No.1 (Second Most 2010-2020) 2018 Australian Open Champion 2017 WTA Finals Champion 2009 & 2014 … Continue reading Caroline Wozniacki: a fierce competitor & relentless runner with an unmatched determination and a constant smile!
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 … Continue reading Caroline Wozniacki’s final run comes to an end! 😢
Day three down at Melbourne Park was pretty much straight. The top players orchrested themselves through to the next round and others went the long way round. Caroline Wozniacki is keeping her run going with a very comprehensive 7-5 7-5 win against the seeded Dayana Yastremska who herself had some goals for the event really wanting to face Serena again. We are a few days but potentially if Caroline and Serena win their third round ties they would play each other in round four. Elsewhere on the women’s draw there were wins for: Petra Kvitova 7-5 7-5 Paula Badosa Ash … Continue reading Aus Open Day 3; Comebacks, capitulations and normal service!
Two years ago Caroline Wozniacki was the star of the show in Melbourne. In a battle of determination and a lot of running the Dane overpowered Simona Halep to lift her first and only Grand Slam title. Now as her final tournament approaches before she retires a look back at one hell of a final and her greatest achievement. I remember the final as if it were yesterday, I even skipped a friends birthday celebration to watch it on that Sunday. However, before the final a bit of housekeeping was in order from the Dane. Jana Fett from Croatia could … Continue reading Wozniacki set to bow out on the site of her greatest win!
Having booked their place in the singles semi-finals earlier on in the day this time Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki were both back in action as they searched for a place in the Auckland final. Standing in their way was the experienced Belgians. Alison Van Uytvanck and Kirsten Flipkens who provided a strong test for the first time American/Dane duo. Early on they set out their intentions with an immediate break of serve following a stunning backhand return winner from Serena on the Flipkens serve which became a bit of a theme in that opening set. A backhand return winner … Continue reading Wozniacki & Serena advance to Sunday’s Doubles Final!
Down at the WTA event in Auckland we got the first glimpse of one of the most anticipated doubles teams down under during the new season. Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki kicked off Monday with a big win in their first match as a doubles team. The two have been best friends on and off the court for many years and in what is Wozniacki’s final run of tournaments finishing in Melbourne the duo got off to a good start. It took just 70 minutes for them to secure their first win as a pairing defeating Hibino and Ninomiya from … Continue reading Caro & Serena underway ✅ Bouchard’s 321 day wait 📅 Collins stuns Svitolina 😯 Stosur records big win 💪🏻