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Women's tennis rankings have small changes

Women's tennis rankings have small changes

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Venus Williams and Caroline Wozniacki, both formerly No. 1 in women's tennis, picked up WTA titles, with the tour in its final weeks of the season.
Stosur, Wozniacki advance at Kremlin Cup

Stosur, Wozniacki advance at Kremlin Cup

MOSCOW, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Samantha Stosur, Caroline Wozniacki, Ana Ivanovic and Sofia Arvidsson advanced to the Kremlin Cup semifinals with victories Friday.
Azarenka heads into third round in Tokyo

Azarenka heads into third round in Tokyo

TOKYO, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Victoria Azarenka won six straight games in one stretch Wednesday in taking a second-round win at the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo.
Wozniacki wins in Tokyo on short rest

Wozniacki wins in Tokyo on short rest

TOKYO, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Last week's WTA winners Caroline Wozniacki, who won Monday, and Hsieh Su-Wei, who didn't, had tough three-set matches at the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo.
Strong field in Tokyo could affect ranking

Strong field in Tokyo could affect ranking

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Nine of the Top 10 women's tennis players in the world are in Tokyo for the Toray Pan Pacific Open with world No. 3 Agnieszka Radwanska out to defend her title.
Wozniacki among Seoul quarterfinalists

Wozniacki among Seoul quarterfinalists

SEOUL, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- No. 1-seeded Caroline Wozniacki earned a place in the quarterfinals of the Korean Open tennis championship with a straight-set win Thursday.

Williams sisters advance at U.S. Open

NEW YORK, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- Venus and Serena Williams advanced to the second round of the U.S. Open with easy victories in Tuesday's opening round.

Kvitova downs Kirilenko in New Haven final

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Petra Kvitova won her second tournament of the month Saturday, downing Russian Maria Kirilenko to take the New Haven Open at Yale.

Wozniak among early Rogers Cup winners

MONTREAL, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Canadian Aleksandra Wozniak chalked up a straight-set win over Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia Tuesday in the first round of the Rogers Cup in Montreal.
Serena Williams storms to Olympic gold

Serena Williams storms to Olympic gold

LONDON, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- American Serena Williams finished off a dominating Olympic performance Saturday by winning the gold medal in tennis and completing the Golden Slam.
Li advances again at French Open

Li advances again at French Open

PARIS, May 31 (UPI) -- Defending champion Li Na sailed through her second-round match Thursday at the French Open.
S. Williams stunned in French 1st-rounder

S. Williams stunned in French 1st-rounder

PARIS, May 29 (UPI) -- France's Virginie Razzano stunned fifth-seeded Serena Williams in three sets Tuesday in the first round of the French Open.

Azarenka, Sharapova advance at Madrid

MADRID, May 8 (UPI) -- World no. 1 Victoria Azarenka and second-ranked Maria Sharapova moved on to the Round of 16 with victories Tuesday at the Madrid Open.

Kerber upends Wozniacki in Copenhagen

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, April 15 (UPI) -- Angelique Kerber upended former world No. 1 and two-time defending champion Caroline Wozniacki Sunday, capturing the e-Boks Copenhagen Open.

Red-hot Wozniacki makes e-Boks finals

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, April 14 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki beat Croatia's Petra Martic in straight sets Saturday to claim a berth in the finals of the e-Boks open in her native Denmark.
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Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark pauses during her third-round match with Serbian Ana Ivanovic at the French Tennis Open in Paris May 30, 2008. The second-seeded Ivanovic defeated Wozniacki in straight sets 6-4, 6-1. (UPI Photo/ David Silpa)
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Caroline Wozniacki (born 11 July 1990) is a Danish professional tennis player. She is the current World No. 1 on the WTA Tour. As of 29 August 2011, she has held this position for 46 weeks. She is the first Danish tennis player to hold the top ranking position and 20th overall.

Since her WTA debut in 2005, she has improved her year-end ranking each year until finishing on top in 2010. She has won 18 WTA singles titles as of August 2011, three in 2008, three in 2009, six in 2010 (the most since Justine Henin's ten in 2007), and six in 2011. She was runner-up at the 2009 US Open and the 2010 WTA Tour Championships in Doha to Kim Clijsters. She won the 2006 Wimbledon Girls' Singles title, but has yet to win a Women's Grand Slam title. She also holds two WTA titles in doubles.

Wozniacki is the daughter of Polish immigrants, Piotr and Anna Wozniacki. Her mother played on the Polish women's national volleyball team, and her father played professional football. The couple moved to Denmark when Piotr signed for the Danish football club Boldklubben 1909. Wozniacki's older brother Patrik is a professional footballer for Hvidovre IF in Denmark.

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