Caroline Wozniacki announces she will retire after Australian Open
Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki has announced she will retire after the Australian Open in January.
The 29-year-old is currently ranked 37th in the world and competed in October in the China Open.
Has been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis at 2018.
On the other hand, that the Dane says her retirement has”nothing to do with my health and this isn’t a goodbye”.
In a very long post on Instagram, the 2018 Australian Open champion says she plans to concentrate her life on far from tennis, for example plans to initiate a family.
Wozniacki’s career includes 30 WTA singles titles, competing in 3 Olympics and attaining world number one a WTA Finals success, in 2010.
“I have always told myself, once the time comes, that there are matters from tennis which I want to do more, and then it is time to be accomplished. Recently, I have realised that there is a lot more in life which I’d love to reach the court off,” she wrote.
“I have played since I was 15 years old and in that time I’ve experienced an wonderful first chapter of my entire life… [and] I’ve accomplished everything that I could ever dream about the court.”
“Getting married to David was among those goals and beginning a family with him while continuing to traveling the world and helping raise awareness concerning rheumatoid arthritis are passions of mine moving ahead.”
Signing off her announcement, Wozniacki explained:”I need to thank with all my spirit, the lovers, my buddies, my patrons, my group, especially my dad as my mentor, my husband, and my family for decades of service… with of you I could haven’t have done so.”