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2020 Australian Open
2 hrs in the past
Caroline Wozniacki’s friends and WTA household shared heartfelt farewell messages to the Danish champion on social media after her ultimate match on Friday on the Australian Open.
By WTA Employees
MELBOURNE, Australia – Members of the WTA household flooded social media with tributes to Caroline Wozniacki after the Dane’s skilled profession got here to a detailed on Friday on the Australian Open.
Whereas a number of the Dane’s friends had been forward of the sport, crafting their very own heartfelt posts final month when Wozniacki introduced her intentions to retire, the tributes flowed from fingers and telephones en masse on Friday afternoon and night after the previous World No.1’s third-round exit.
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The messages on social media kicked off with a heartfelt publish from Ons Jabeur, Wozniacki’s conqueror on Melbourne Enviornment, and accrued from there.
Whether or not they performed as soon as, or a dozen occasions, over the course of her 15-year profession, lots of Wozniacki’s contemporaries from her earliest aggressive days provided heartfelt messages — from gamers together with Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, Sabine Lisicki and Tamira Paszek, who first met Wozniacki once they had been elite juniors, to her longtime pal and, later, rival, Agnieskza Radwanska.
Because the tribute parade rolled on, a few of Wozniacki’s largest rivals over the previous 5 years chimed in with their recollections.
Caro, I used to be searching for a pic on the tennis court docket however I realised we had extra enjoyable off it 😁Thanks for all the time bringing a smile and amusing to life. I’ll miss you, however I do know that you’ve nice issues forward. Congratulations on an incredible profession 🤗@CaroWozniacki 😘 pic.twitter.com/CeteHOOYNB
— Petra Kvitova (@Petra_Kvitova) January 24, 2020
What an incredible profession, each little lady would dream about!!! Congratulations to each particular person on this image for unbelievable effort and dedication!!! P.S. I cannot miss our limitless rallies 😁 @CaroWozniacki pic.twitter.com/ztcpyuDavh
— Elina Svitolina (@ElinaSvitolina) January 24, 2020
Congratulations @CaroWozniacki & your loved ones in your superb profession! You might be an inspiration & I’m proud I shared the court docket with you! All the perfect for the following chapter of your life! Joyful retirement 👏🏻🎉🥂🤗 pic.twitter.com/en0jjvHsPz
— Kristina Mladenovic (@KikiMladenovic) January 24, 2020
Even many from the WTA’s youthful era, whether or not they had the chance to match wits with the previous World No.1 or not, acknowledged her affect on them.
🥺😭..you’re a true champion and inspiration to us all🤗 We didn’t know one another a lot besides, you had been all the time so well mannered to me and I want you all the perfect within the subsequent chapter of your life @CaroWozniacki 😘 https://t.co/Rfq0wGnpWM
— Marie Bouzkova (@MarieBouzkova) January 24, 2020
After listening to from her friends, Wozniacki later mirrored on what she hoped to depart with them, amongst different issues, in her ultimate post-match press convention: “I hope that I am going to go away some happiness across the locker room…I hope that I gave some pleasure and launch and a few happiness within the locker room with the chats and the enjoyable talks we have had.”
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