Poised for a Comeback, On and Off the Court

Caroline Wozniacki and Rory McIlroy were the most iconic sports couple till they were together. After calling off their wedding though, while McIlroy has touched majestic peaks of golfing success, Wozniacki too has taken small but significant steps.

updated: August 23, 2014 16:44 IST
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Caroline Wozniacki, the former No. 1 women’s tennis player, in New York.


It's been just over three months since the golf star Rory McIlroy called his then-fiance, the tennis star Caroline Wozniacki. It was a very brief phone call. The wedding invitations had been sent out days earlier. And what McIlroy had to say surprised everyone. Fans didn't see it coming. Friends certainly didn't.

"I was like, 'No waaaay,' " said Serena Williams, a close friend of Wozniacki. "I was planning the bachelorette party."

The marriage was off.

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