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Australian Open women's champion Caroline Wozniacki

Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki, who beat Romania's Simona Halep 7-6(2) 3-6 6-4 to win her first grand slam title on Saturday:

Born: Odense, Denmark on July 11, 1990 (Age: 27)

Grand slam titles: 1 (Australian Open 2018)


- Born to Piotr and Anna.

- Her father played professional soccer in Poland and Denmark while her mother represented the Poland national team in volleyball. Her brother Patrik is a professional soccer player.

- She began playing tennis at the age of seven and turned professional in 2005, eight days after her 15th birthday.

- She is coached by her father and her fitness coach is Przemyslaw Piotrowicz.

Wozniacki made her professional debut in 2005 as a wildcard at Cincinnati, losing to Patty Schnyder in the first round. She won an ITF singles title the next year before breaking into the top 100 in 2007.

Entered the top 20 in 2008, winning WTA titles in Stockholm, New Haven and Tokyo.

Finished 2009 as the world number four, winning titles in Ponte Vedra Beach, Eastbourne and New Haven.

Became the first Dane to reach a grand slam final in the professional era that year, losing to Kim Clijsters in the U.S Open.

Bounced back in 2017 to reach eight finals, winning two titles including the WTA Finals, and climbed to third in the rankings at the end of the year.

Won her first grand slam at the Australian Open.















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