Michael Carrick joins Caroline Wozniacki on the sidelines as she watches her beau Rory
There was surprise yesterday when Wozniacki, who was believed to have split from McIlroy, was there to support the world number six during the first round of the season-ending DP World Tour Championship.
She was joined on the Earth Course of the Jumeirah Golf Estates by England international Michael Carrick who was sporting a protective cast around his left foot.
Carrick was ruled out of action for six weeks after he had to have an injection on a troublesome achilles injury on Tuesday.
Wozzilroy have caused much speculation in the past month over the state of their relationship.
Neither of the pair confirmed the rumoured split which was much rumoured, while Wozniacki still uses a photograph of her and McIlroy together as her Twitter profile picture.
The Northern Irishman has refused to comment on rumours he has split from the tennis star.
McIlroy, sent out a tweet praising tennis player Wozniacki on the 21st title of her professional career after she defeated Annika Beck in straight sets last month.
Caroline gave a hint on Wednesday that she was reunited with McIlroy when she shared a photograph of the golfer in action on the tennis courts.