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CAROLINE WOZNIACKI

Denmark

Road to Singapore

8th

SINGLES

D.O.B.
Jul 11
1990
Height
5' 10"
1.77 m
Weight
139 lbs.
63 kg
Plays
Right-handed
two-handed backhand
Status
Pro
July 18, 2005
Personal
Coached by father, Piotr; fitness coach is Przemyslaw Piotrowicz ... Began playing tennis at age 7 ... Father played pro soccer in Poland and Denmark; mother, Anna, played volleyball for Polish National Team; brother, Patrik, played pro soccer in Denmark ... Enjoys soccer, swimming, golf ... Hobbies include reading, shopping, music; favorite actor is Brad Pitt ... Admires Martina Hingis and Steffi Graf ... Favorite food is mom's chicken curry.
Career Highlights
SINGLES
Winner (25): 2016 - Tokyo, Hong Kong; 2015 - Kuala Lumpur; 2014 - Istanbul; 2013 - Luxembourg; 2012 - Seoul, Moscow; 2011 - Dubai, Indian Wells, Charleston, Brussels, Copenhagen, New Haven; 2010 - Ponte Vedra Beach, Copenhagen, Montr‚al, New Haven, Tokyo [Pan Pacific], Beijing; 2009 - Ponte Vedra Beach, Eastbourne, New Haven; 2008 - Stockholm, New Haven, Tokyo [Japan Open].
Finalist (21): 2017 - Doha, Dubai, Miami, Eastbourne; 2015 - Auckland, Stuttgart; 2014 - US Open, Tokyo [Pan Pacific]; 2013 - Indian Wells; 2012 - Copenhagen, Sofia; 2011 - Doha, Stuttgart; 2010 - Indian Wells, WTA Finals; 2009 - Memphis, Charleston, Madrid, Bastad, US Open; 2008 - Luxembourg.

DOUBLES
Winner (2): 2009 - Memphis (w/Azarenka); 2008 - Beijing (w/Medina Garrigues).
Finalist (1): 2006 - Memphis (w/Azarenka).

ADDITIONAL
Danish Fed Cup Team, 2005-11, 2015; Danish Olympic Team, 2008, 2012.
Career Review
2016 - Eighth straight Top 20 season (finishing No.19); won two WTA titles at Tokyo [PPO] (d. Osaka in final) and Hong Kong (d. Mladenovic in final); SF two times at Auckland (l. to Stephens), US Open (l. to Kerberrr), New Haven (l. to Kvitova) and Tokyo [Pan Pacific] (l. to Bencic); QF twice at Monterrey (l. to Watson) and Luxembourg (w/o Niculescu w/gastrointestinal illness); reached 3r five times and 2r five times (incl. Rio Olympics); fell 1r four times (incl. Australian Open and Wimbledon). Missed entire clay court season w/right ankle injury.

2015 - Eighth straight Top 20 season (finishing No.17); won one WTA title at Kuala Lumpur (d. Dulgheru in final); runner-up twice at Auckland (l. to V.Williams in final) and Stuttgart (l. to Kerber in final); SF four times at Dubai (l. to Halep), Eastbourne (ret. vs. Bencic w/back injury), New Haven (l. to Kvitova) and Tokyo [Pan Pacific] (l. to Bencic); QF twice at Doha (l. to Azarenka) and Madrid (l. to Sharapova); reached 4r twice (incl. Wimbledon), 3r twice and 2r nine times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros and US Open - l. to Cetkovska 64 57 76(1); held 4mp in third set, 1mp at 5-4 and 3mp at 6-5); fell 1r once; fell in RR stage at Zhuhai (went 0-1).

2014 - Seventh straight Top 10 season (finishing No.8); struggled somewhat in first half of season, going 15-9 between January and June with best results being two SFs at Dubai (l. to V.Williams) and Monterrey (l. to Ivanovic) and one QF at Miami (l. to Li); also reached 4r once, 3r once (Australian Open) and 2r three times; fell 1r once (Roland Garros); fell as low as No.18 in March; fantastic second half of season, going 34-10 from start of grass court season to end of year, highlighted by one WTA title at Istanbul (d. Vinci in final), runner-up finishes at US Open (second Grand Slam final; l. to S.Williams) and Tokyo [Pan Pacific] (l. to Ivanovic in final), four SFs at Eastbourne (l. to Kerber), Cincinnati (l. to S.Williams), Wuhan (l. to Bouchard) and WTA Finals (l. to S.Williams) and one QF at Montr‚al (l. to S.Williams); also reached 4r once (Wimbledon) and 2r twice.

2013 - Another Top 10 season (finishing No.10); won one WTA title in last week of regular season at Luxembourg (d. Beck in final); runner-up at Indian Wells (l. to Sharapova); SF four times at Dubai (l. to Kvitova), Eastbourne (l. to Hampton), New Haven (l. to Halep) and Tokyo [Pan Pacific] (l. to Kerber); QF four times; reached 4r once, 3r twice (incl. US Open) and 2r five times (incl. other two majors and Toronto - l. to Cirstea 57 76(0) 64; held 2mp at 75 65); fell 1r five times (incl. Kuala Lumpur - l. to Wang 26 76(1) 61; held 1mp at 62 65).

2012 - Another Top 10 season (finishing No.10); fell from No.1 to No.11 in first eight months, going 32-18 from January to August with best results being runner-up finish at Copenhagen (l. to Kerber in final), SF four times at Dubai (l. to Goerges), Miami (l. to Sharapova), Montr‚al (l. to Kvitova) and New Haven (ret. vs. Kirilenko w/right knee injury) and QF four times (incl. Australian Open, Olympics); reached 4r once, 3r three times (incl. Roland Garros) and 2r three times; fell 1r three times (incl. Wimbledon - l. to Paszek 57 76(4) 64; held 2mp at 75 65, and US Open); went 18-3 in fall, winning two WTA titles at Seoul (d. Kanepi in final) and Moscow (d. Stosur in final), runner-up at Sofia (l. to Petrova in final), QF at Tokyo [Pan Pacific] (l. to A.Radwanska) and 3r at Beijing (l. to Kerber); snuck back into Top 10 on November 5 year-end rankings (after Sofia; rose from No.11 to No.10).

2011 - Second No.1 season, highlighted by WTA-leading 63 match wins; won six WTA titles at Dubai (d. Kuznetsova in final), Indian Wells (d. Bartoli in final), Charleston (d. Vesnina in final), Brussels (d. Peng in final), Copenhagen (d. Safarova in final) and New Haven (d. Cetkovska in final); runner-up twice at Doha (l. to Zvonareva in final) and Stuttgart (l. to Goerges in final); SF three times at Australian Open (l. to Li 36 75 63; held mp at 63 54), Rome (l. to Sharapova) and US Open (l. to S.Williams); QF once; reached 4r twice (incl. Wimbledon), 3r three times (incl. Roland Garros) and 2r four times; fell in RR at WTA Finals (went 1-2 in RR); spent all but one week of year at No.1 (Clijsters rose to No.1 the week of February 14).

2010 - First No.1 season, highlighted by WTA-leading six titles and 62 match wins; went 30-13 between January and July, winning one title at Ponte Vedra Beach (d. Govortsova in final), finishing runner-up at Indian Wells (l. to Jankovic in final), SF at Charleston (ret. vs. Zvonareva w/right ankle sprain) and three QF (incl. Roland Garros); had eight pre-QF exits in that stretch, incl. 4r losses at Australian Open (l. to Li) and Wimbledon (l. to Kvitova); having started year at No.4, set new career-highs of No.3 on February 1 and No.2 on March 22, but dipped back to No.4 going into summer hardcourt season; went 32-4 in second half of season, winning five more WTA titles at Copenhagen (d. Zakopalova in final), Montr‚al (d. Zvonareva in final), New Haven (d. Petrova in final), Tokyo [Pan Pacific] (d. Dementieva in final) and Beijing (d. Zvonareva in final), reaching final of WTA Finals (l. to Clijsters), SF at US Open (l. to Zvonareva) and in only pre-SF exit in last eight events of year, 3r at Cincinnati (l. to Bartoli); rose to No.1 on October 11 (after Beijing; rose from No.2 to No.1) and finished year at No.1.

2009 - First Top 5 season (finishing No.4); won three WTA titles at Ponte Vedra Beach (d. Wozniak in final), Eastbourne (d. Razzano in final) and New Haven (d. Vesnina in final); runner-up five times incl. US Open (l. to Clijsters in first Grand Slam final; was first Dane, male or female, to reach a Grand Slam final in Open Era) and also Memphis (l. to Azarenka in final), Charleston (l. to Lisicki in final), Madrid (l. to Safina in final) and Bastad (l. to Mart¡nez S nchez in final); SF twice at Osaka (l. to Stosur) and WTA Finals (ret. vs. S.Williams in SF w/left abdominal strain); QF six times (incl. Sydney - l. to S.Williams 67(5) 63 76(3); held 3mp at 6-5 third set); reached 4r once (Wimbledon), 3r three times (incl. Australian Open, Roland Garros) and 2r four times; fell 1r twice; made Top 10 debut on May 18 (after Madrid; rose from No.11 to No.10) and Top 5 debut on September 21 (shortly after US Open; rose from No.6 to No.5); was WTA match wins leader with 67; won one WTA doubles title.

2008 - First Top 20 season; won first three WTA titles at Stockholm (d. Dushevina in final), New Haven (d. Chakvetadze in final) and Tokyo [Japan Open] (d. Kanepi in final); was first Dane ever to win a WTA title (Scheuer-Larsen is the only other Dane to win a WTA title of any kind, winning seven doubles titles in 1980s and 1990s); runner-up at Luxembourg (l. to Dementieva in final); SF at Portoroz (l. to Errani); QF three times; reached 4r four times (incl. Australian Open, US Open), 3r four times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon, Olympics) and 2r four times; fell 1r three times; made Top 50 debut on January 28 (rose from No.64 to No.45) and Top 20 debut on August 25 (rose from No.22 to No.18); won one WTA doubles title; also won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2007 - First Top 100 season; SF at Tokyo [Japan Open] (l. to V.Williams); QF twice; reached 2r five times (incl. Wimbledon, US Open); fell 1r seven times; made Top 100 debut on July 9 (after Wimbledon; rose from No.103 to No.88); won two singles titles on ITF Circuit.

2006 - QF twice; fell 1r twice and in qualifying once; won one singles title on ITF Circuit.

2005 - Made professional debut as unranked WC at Cincinnati eight days after her 15th birthday (l. to Schnyder in 1r); second event of career came at Stockholm three weeks later (l. to Sucha in 1r).
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