Sharapova through to Qatar semifinals

Sharapova through to Qatar semifinals

DOHA, Qatar, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- Maria Sharapova dropped just one game Friday in advancing to the semifinals of the $2.5 million Qatar Open in Doha.
Bartoli loses at Qatar Open

Bartoli loses at Qatar Open

DOHA, Qatar, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Eighth-seeded Marion Bartoli lost in straight sets Tuesday and was eliminated from the $2.5 million Qatar Open.
Ivanovic, V.Williams to meet in quarters

Ivanovic, V.Williams to meet in quarters

MELBOURNE, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Fourth-seeded Ana Ivanovic and No. 8 Venus Williams advanced Monday to a quarterfinal matchup at the Australian Open.
Ivanovic, Henin, Sharapova, Serena advance

Ivanovic, Henin, Sharapova, Serena advance

MELBOURNE, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Fourth-seeded Serbian Ana Ivanovic advanced to the quarterfinals of the Australian Open Monday, defeating Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki 6-1, 7-6 (7-2).

V.Williams keeps winning streak alive

TOKYO, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Venus Williams ran her match winning streak to seven with a second-round victory Wednesday in the $175,000 Japan Open tennis tournament.

Three seeds out at Korea Open first round

SEOUL, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Three seeded players, including No. 3 Ai Sugiyama, were upset Monday in first-round play at the $145,000 Korea Open hard-court tennis tournament in Seoul.

Radwanska, Dushevina in Nordic Light final

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland and eighth-seeded Vera Dushevina of Russia advanced to the final at the Nordic Light Open tennis tournament. Radwanska needed to win a pair of matches Saturday after rain halted quarterfinal play on Friday. She

Medina Garrigues ousted from Nordic Light

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- No. 1-seeded Anabel Medina Garrigues dropped a three-set decision in second-round play at the $145,000 Nordic Light Open hard-court tennis tournament in Sweden.

Garrigues is first-round winner in Sweden

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, July 31 (UPI) -- No. 1-seeded Anabel Medina Garrigues posted a straight-set victory Tuesday in the first round of the $145,000 Nordic Light Open tennis tournament in Sweden.

Last seed ousted in Morocco

FEZ, Morocco, May 18 (UPI) -- Camille Pin, who at No. 7 was the last seed standing, lost in the quarterfinals Friday at the Moroccan Grand Prix.

Top-seeded Mirza ousted in Morocco

FES, Morocco, May 15 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Sania Mirza was ousted in Tuesday's first-round play of the $145,000 Moroccan Grand Prix clay-court tennis tournament.

Dulko wins again at Estoril

ESTORIL, Portugal, May 3 (UPI) -- Unseeded Gisela Dulko of Argentina Thursday led the winners in the second round at the women's Estoril Open Tennis Tournament in Portugal.

Top seeds cruise in Portugal tennis

ESTORIL, Portugal, May 1 (UPI) -- Top seeds Marion Bartoli and Francesca Schiavone each had straight-set wins Tuesday in first-round play of the $145,000 Estoril Open in Portugal.

Craybas among early winners at Pac-Life

INDIAN WELLS, Calif., March 8 (UPI) -- Jill Craybas posted a straight-set victory to open the huge $2.1 million Pacific Life Open tennis tournament in California.

Venus wins after four-month layoff

MEMPHIS, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Venus Williams returned Monday after a four month layoff with a three-set win over Japan's Akiko Morigami in the opening of the Regions-Cellular South Cup.
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Caroline Wozniacki
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)

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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