Caroline Wozniacki Bio: Career, WTA, Net Worth & Husband

Caroline Wozniacki has quite rightly established her name in the tennis world despite playing against fierce rivals. She is a retired Danish professional tennis player. Joining the Women’s Tennis Association in 2005, she has won 30 titles in singles in her career.

The six of them in 2010 and 2011 were the most in a year by a WTA player. Caroline was a hot name in the tennis world during the dawn of the 2010s decade. Likewise, in 2010 she had been in the 1st position of all the women tennis players worldwide.

Notably, Caroline is the first tennis player in any Scandinavian country’s history to be at the top rank of the WTA. Also, she had a reserved spot at the top in early 2018 too. In early 2020, Caroline departed from the tennis world following the Australian Open.

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Caroline Wozniacki at the US Open in 2010.

But the tennis community will never forget the thrilling games she gave in her career. Making a prolific image in the tennis world in top players like Willliam sisters and Sharapova is not a facile task. Let’s uncover all the stories behind her journey to the peak of the tennis career.

Quick Facts

Full NameCaroline Wozniacki
Birth DateJuly 11, 1990
Birth PlaceOdense, Denmark
NicknameCaroline Wozniacki

Little Miss Sunshine

ReligionChristianity (Eastern Orthodox)
NationalityCanadian
EthnicityPolish
EducationMarie Kruse’s School
HoroscopeCancer
Father’s NamePiotr Wozniacki
Mother’s NameAnna Wozniacki
SiblingsOne brother
BrotherPatrik Wozniacki
Age30 Years Old
Height5 feet 10 inches (178 cm)
Weight63 kg (139 lbs)
Shoe Size10 (US)
Dress Size8
Bra Cup Size34C
BuildAthletic
Hair ColorBlonde
Eye colorBlue
ProfessionTennis Player (Retired)
RetiredJanuary 24, 2020
Playing styleRight Handed (Two-Handed Backhand)
Active years  (Senior Career)2005 – 2020(professional player)
Highest Ranking (Singles)No. 1 (October 2010 and January 2018)
Current Ranking (Singles)Retired
AssociationWomen’s Tennis Association
Sexual OrientationStraight
Marital StatusMarried (2019)
HusbandDavid Lee (NBA player)
Past RelationshipsRory Mcllroy (2011-2014)
ChildrenNone
Favorite FoodChicken recipe
Favorite ActorBrad Pitt
Net Worth$30 million
Salary$14 million
EndorsementsAdidas, Rolex, Sony Ericsson, Babolat, Turkish Airlines, Godiva Chocolatier
Social MediaFacebook, Twitter, Instagram
MerchAutographed Tennis ball, Autographed Photo
Last Update2021

Caroline Wozniacki: Early Life, Family, and Education

Caroline was born in Odense, the third-largest city in Denmark. Anna Wozniacki and Piotr Wozniacki are her parents. Anna was a volleyball player who played for the Polish women’s national team. Besides, Piotr was a professional football player. Indeed, it is of no wonder the athletic blood flows through her veins.

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Caroline Wozniacki with her brother Patrik.

Her parents used to live in Poland before she was born. They had to move to Denmark as her father started playing for Boldklubben in 1909. Likewise, she had an elder brother named Patrik Wozniacki. He also used to play professional football in Denmark.

Caroline Wozniacki | Age, Height, and Body Measurements

Having born on July 11, 1990, makes Caroline Wozniacki age 30 years old at the moment. Likewise, her sun sign is Cancer. And from what we know, the people of this sign are compassionate, fun-loving, and determined.

Besides that,  Wozniacki has an astounding height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78cm) and weighs around 63 kg (139 lbs). She has a slender body measuring 37-inches of the breast, 26-inches of the waist, and 36-inches of hips.

Being a player, Caroline takes good care of her build and is very active and healthy. Along with that, she also does workouts and exercises to remain in good shape and also follows a rigorous diet.

Besides that, the talented tennis player has got long blonde hair and blue colored eyes. Also, she is Canadian by nationality and belongs to polish ethnicity.

Caroline Wozniacki: Junior Career

Caroline joined the Junior Circuit of the International Tennis Federation at the age of 13. Her debut was in the Grade 5 events in Denmark. Reaching the final in the event, she was promoted to Grade 3 and Grade 4.

Then, she moved up to Grade 1 and Grade A events. Her Wimbledon debut came before her 14th birthday. Notably, she won the Osaka Mayor’s Cup at the end of the year 2004. The 2005 Western & Southern Financial Group, Women’s Open, was her first WTA tour appearance.

In 2006, she lost in the final of the Australian Open in junior girls’ singles. Likewise, she won the Liverpool International Tennis Tournament in the same year. Similarly, she bagged the title of the Wimbledon girl’s singles tournament.

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Caroline Wozniacki smiles as she holds her girls’ junior trophy at Wimbledon.

Again, she won both the girls’ singles and doubles titles at the Osaka Mayor’s Cup. That marked her last tournament as a junior. Similarly, she defeated Tatjana Malek to win the $25k tournament in Istanbul in 2006.

Also, she won the $75k singles in Ortisei and Las Vegas. Her Tier I debut came at the Pacific Life Open in 2007. And Venus Williams defeated her at the semifinals of the AIG Open, a WTA Tour event.

Caroline Wozniacki: Professional Career

First title at WTA Tour

Ana Ivanovic defeated Caroline both at the Australian Open and the French Open in 2008. Notably, she bagged the Nordic Light Open title beating Vera Dushevina in the finals. It was marked as her first career WTA Tour title.

Again, the second came at the Pilot Pen Tennis in New Haven. Besides, she won the doubles title at the 2008 China Open. Furthermore, Carolina clinched the AIG Japan Open Tennis Championships in the same year. Accordingly, she ended the season with a spot at the 12th rank in singles.

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Caroline Wozniacki at Sony Ericsson Open in 2008.

Moreover, her first title of 2009 came late at the MPS Group Championships. Also, she bagged the second of the year at Eastbourne on the grass. Besides, she defended her Pilot Pen Tennis title that year. Kim Clijsters defeated her at the 2009 US Open finals.

At the No.1 Position

In 2010, Carolina was defeated by Jelena Jankovic in the final at the Indian Wells. However, she had to bow out from both the Wimbledon and the French Open from the fourth round. Eventually, she won the e-Boks Danish Open title.

Besides, she also clinched the title at the 2010 Canada Masters in Montreal. Again, she bagged the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo. After winning the China Open in 2010, she saw herself at the glorious No. 1 position in WTA singles.

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Caroline Wozniacki (on the right) is holding her 2010 China Open title.

Notably, she was the first Danish player ever to be at the summit of tennis. In 2011, she won the Dubai Tennis Championships. Also, she beat Marion Bartoli in the final to win the title at Indian Wells. However, Julia Goerges took away the 2011 Porche Tennis Grand Prix title from her in the final.

Fall in the rank

Caroline had ended her 2011 season at the top rank. But in 2012, she was disappointed at all of the Australian Open, Indian Wells, French Open, and Hopman Cup. Besides, Serena Williams eliminated her at the 2012 London Olympics. A title came late to her at the Kremlin Cup.

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Caroline Wozniacki (on the left) smiles as she holds her Kremlin Cup title.

At the end of the year, she finished in the 10th position. Similarly, 2013 was not too good for her. Maria Sharapova defeated her at the final of the BNP Paribas Open. Likewise, she faced an early exit at the Rogers Cup, French Open, and the US Open. However, glory came to her at Wimbledon, where she won the title.

Grand Slam Final

The Istanbul Cup was her first title in 2014, which came by defeating Belinda Bencic. Notably, she marched to the final of the 2014 US Open. There Serena Williams beat her. Also, Eugenie Bouchard defeated her at the semifinals of the Wuhan Open. Likewise next, at the 2015 Malaysian Open, she won the title.

Injuries

In 2016, Caroline was eliminated in the first round of the Australian Open. An ankle injury ruined all of her clay-court season and the French Open. Eventually, she was out of the top 50 following the Wimbledon 2016.

But she was able to clinch the Toray Pan Pacific Open defeating Naomi Osaka in the final. Again, she won the Hong Kong Open title, making her way to the top 20. Later, Karolina Pliskova defeated her at the final of the 2017 Qatar Total Open.

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Caroline Wozniacki at Toray Pan Pacific Open.

Also, Johana Konta beat her at the Miami Open. Similarly, she made it to the Swedish Open final before being beaten by Katerina Siniakova. Notably, she defended her Pan Pacific Open title.

Back at the top

Julia Goerges did not let her win the Auckland Open in 2018 final. Quite notably, she grabbed the 2018 Australian Open title defeating Simona Halep. Likewise, the title brought her back at the No. 1 position, which she had missed for years.

Again, she won the title at the 2018 Eastern International. Also, she remained unbeaten in the China Open tournament until she won the title.

Injuries and retirement

Caroline was diagnosed with Rheumatoid arthritis before the 2018 US Open. Similarly, a viral disease saw her go out of the top ten in 2019. She did not win any title in 2019.

The duo of Serena and she was seen for the first time pairing up in 2020. She bowed out in the third round from the Australian Open. Later, it marked the last tournament of her career as she retired following it.

Caroline Wozniacki: Awards and titles

Caroline has won each of the Australian Open and the WTA Championships finals. Besides, she was honored with the WTA Newcomer of the Year in 2008. And, she has been the Danish Sports’ Name of the Year in 2010 and 2018.

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Caroline Wozniacki kisses her Australian Open title.

Furthermore, she is the Diamond Aces winner of 2011 and 2015. Likewise, Caroline was also the Flagbearer for Denmark in the 2016 Olympics. Besides, Caroline has been on the run at the No. 1 position for a total of sixteen months on three occasions.

Caroline Wozniacki: Net Worth and Salary

The 30 WTA singles titles holder has earned a significant figure in her career. She has been on the list of the highest-earning female athlete several times. Besides, she has accumulated a total of $27 million for only the prize money. She stands at the 6th position on the all-time highest-earning tennis players list.

Caroline Wozniacki has a net worth of $30 million as of 2021.

At present, Caroline easily makes around $14 million a year from the endorsement deals. She currently has contracts with Babolat, Rolex, Adidas, Mundipharma, and few other brands. Besides, she has been the ninth most marketable athlete in the world. She endorses the business class of Turkish Airlines.

Notably, she owns a football team, The Odense Angels. Also, she runs a restaurant chain, the Fat Wozniacki. Besides, she is also the owner of a Vodka company and perfume company. Currently, she extensively endorses State energy drink.

Caroline Wozniacki: Relationships and Affairs

Wozniacki dated Rory Mcllroy between 2011 and 2014. She had also announced engagement with the professional golfer in January 2014. However, Mcllroy called off the engagement two months later, saying he was not ready for it.

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Caroline Wozniacki and David Lee at their wedding.

Again, in 2017, Wozniacki confirmed that she was in a relationship with David Lee. Lee is an American former basketball player who has won an NBA title. In November of the same year, they got engaged. Later, the couple married in June 2019. The ceremony was attended by Serena, Jesse Palmer, and a few other famous players.

Blessed and happy, the couple is also all set to welcome their first child. Caroline revealed via Instagram that she and her husband, David Lee, were expecting a baby girl who is expected to be born by June of 2021.

Caroline Wozniacki: Social Media Presence

Wozniacki has a prolific career in tennis. Accordingly, she has gathered a massive fan following on social media. She actively uses handles like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Facebook account: 1.5 million followers

Twitter account: 3 million followers

Instagram account: 1.4 million followers

Commonly Asked Questions:

Where does Caroline Wozniacki live?

Caroline Wozniacki lives in Fisher Island, a census-designated place in Miami-Dade CountyFlorida, United States.

Why did Caroline Wozniacki retire?

Caroline Wozniacki stated that she wanted to spend time with her husband. The couple was married in 2019. Moreover, Caroline also revealed that she wants to have kids soon. The primary reason for her retirement is her personal life. Besides, she was struggling with diseases and injuries before that.

What brand of watch Caroline Wozniacki wears?

Caroline usually wears watches of the Rolex brand. She is mostly seen wearing Rolex DaytonaRolex DatejustZebra Rolex Datejust 36. Likewise, her favorite timepiece is Rolex Platinum Daytona with the full diamond face.

Interestingly, Wozniacki has also served as the brand ambassador of Rolex Testimonee for 13 years throughout her professional tennis career.

To whom did Caroline Wozniacki lose in the US Open?

Caroline Wozniacki lost to Jelena Jankovic in the fourth round in the US Open.

How old was caroline Wozniacki when she turned into a professional tennis player?

Caroline Wozniacki was 18 years old when she turned into a professional tennis player.

Are Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki still friends?

On the court, Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki seem to be fierce rivals. Of course, they are. The two have faced each other in many decisive matches in their career.

Serena has come out on top on maximum occasions. But off the field, the two are best friends. Moreover, Caroline had invited Serena and her husband to her marriage ceremony as well. The two laugh and share their happy moments.

What strings does Caroline Wozniacki use?

Caroline Wozniacki uses Babolat RPM Blast and Babolat natural gut strings and wears Adidas Stella McCartney tennis apparel.

How many gram slams have caroline Wozniacki won?

Caroline Wozniacki has won one gram slam to date.

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