Caroline Wozniacki inspired by forthcoming wedding to Rory McIlroy

Caroline Wozniacki, who is excited about marrying former world No. 1 golfer Rory McIlroy, came from a set down to beat beat Sabine Lisicki 2-6, 6-3, 6-3 in the first round of Dubai Open.

updated: February 19, 2014 00:29 IST
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Dubai: Caroline Wozniacki admitted that she was being inspired by the imminence of her wedding to Rory McIlroy after bringing about a great survival in the first round of the Dubai Open.

The former world number one from Denmark seemed pleased enough with her performance in recovering from a set, 0-1 and love 40 down to beat Sabine Lisicki, the Wimbledon finalist, but looked transformed with joy when talking about marrying the former world number one golfer from Northern Ireland.

"I am so excited - it's such an exciting time," Wozniacki said after her 2-6, 6-3, 6-3 win over Lisicki which, it transpired, had not really been the thing uppermost in her mind.

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