Caroline Wozniacki in Practice session at Wimbledon - June 18

Caroline Wozniacki
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 20 June 2011, she has held this position for 36 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 17 WTA singles titles as of May 2011, three in 2008, three in 2009, six in 2010 (the most since Justine Henin's ten in 2007), and five 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, but has yet to win a Women's Grand Slam title. She also holds two WTA titles in doubles.

Country Denmark
Residence Monte Carlo, Monaco
Date of birth 11 July 1990 (1990-07-11) (age 20)
Place of birth Odense, Denmark
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 1⁄2 in)
Turned pro 18 July 2005
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)

Playing style

Wozniacki's playing style centers "around the defensive aspects of tennis with her anticipation, movement, agility, footwork and defence all first-rate and key parts of her game." Her two-handed backhand is one of the best in the game due to her ability to turn defense into offense. Her defensive playing style has her contemporaries label her a counter-puncher.
Caroline Wozniacki in Practice session at Wimbledon - June 18

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