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Wozniacki ousted at Thailand tournament

Wozniacki ousted at Thailand tournament

PATTAYA CITY, Thailand, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Caroline Wozniacki was upset in straight sets Friday in the quarterfinals of the $220,000 Pattaya Open tennis tournament in Thailand.

Wozniacki wins women's Japan Open

TOKYO, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Young Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark won the Japan Open in Tokyo Sunday, beating Estonia's Kaia Kanepi in three sets.

Wozniacki, Kanepi finalists in Japan Open

TOKYO, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Denmark's top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki defeated Jarmila Gajdosova of Slovakia 6-4, 6-3 Friday in the Japan Open Tennis Championships.

Wozniacki, Garrigues win in Slovenia Open

PORTOROZ, Slovenia, July 21 (UPI) -- Third-seeded Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark and fourth-seeded Anabel Medina Garrigues advanced Monday in the first round of the Slovenia Open.
Sharapova, Ivanovic advance at French Open

Sharapova, Ivanovic advance at French Open

PARIS, May 30 (UPI) -- Maria Sharapova and Ana Ivanovic, the top two women's seeds, were among the winners Friday at the French Open tennis tournament in Paris.
Henin strong in Berlin's second round

Henin strong in Berlin's second round

BERLIN, May 7 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Justine Henin breezed through a second-round victory Wednesday at the $1.34 million German Open.

Qualifier wins, gets Henin in second round

BERLIN, May 5 (UPI) -- Qualifier Yung-Jan Chan claimed a first-round victory Monday and a shot at the world's No. 1 player in the $1.34 million German Open.

Henin, Serena, Venus win; Davenport out

MIAMI, March 31 (UPI) -- World No. 1 Justine Henin, reigning champion Serena Williams and three-time winner Venus Williams advanced Monday at the Sony Ericsson Open.
Henin, Serena advance in Ericsson Open

Henin, Serena advance in Ericsson Open

MIAMI, March 28 (UPI) -- Top-ranked Justin Henin and Serena Williams were among the second-round winners Friday at the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami.

Americans advance at Ericsson Open

MIAMI, March 26 (UPI) -- Americans Ashley Harkleroad and Vania King recorded first-round victories Wednesday at the Sony Ericksson Open, a 12-day, 96-player tournament.

Ivanovic rebounds for win

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., March 19 (UPI) -- Top-seed Ana Ivanovic dropped her first set against 13th-seed Francesca Schiavone Tuesday before rallying for a fourth-round win in the Pacific Life Open.

Russians advance in Indian Wells tennis

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., March 17 (UPI) -- Third-round winners in the Pacific Life Open in Indian Wells, Calif., Sunday included Russians Maria Sharapova and Svetlana Kuznetsova.

Davenport reaches Memphis semifinals

MEMPHIS, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Lindsay Davenport and Shahar Peer advanced to the semifinals Thursday at the Regions Morgan Keegan Championships in Memphis.

Davenport reaches Memphis quarterfinals

MEMPHIS, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Lindsay Davenport, seeking her second title of the year, coasted into the quarterfinals Wednesday at the Morgan Keegan Championships.

Venus ousted in first round at Memphis

MEMPHIS, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic ousted top-seeded American Venus Williams Tuesday in the first round at the Regions Morgan Keegan Championships in Memphis.
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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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