Tuesday 23 December 2014

Caroline Wozniacki hints at retirement as she wants to become a 'young mother'

Published 06/05/2014 | 08:23

Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki
Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki
Newly engaged couple Caroline Wozniacki and Rory McIlroy
Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki hold hands while walking their dog in downtown, New York City
Love match: Caroline and Rory
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland talks to his fiance Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark
Tennis player Caroline Wozniacki walks the course as she follows Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, during the second round of the Northwestern Mutual World Challenge golf tournament
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Caroline Wozniacki hits a return to Christina Mchale during their women's singles match at the Australian Open 2014 in Melbourne
Caroline Wozniacki shows off her engagement ring
Tennis star Caroline Wozniacki (L) watches her boyfriend Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland during the final round of the 2014 Omega Dubai Desert Classic in Dubai February 2, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah (UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - Tags: SPORT GOLF)
The engagement ring of Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark is seen after she defeated Lourdes Dominguez Lino of Spain
Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark celebrates her win over Lourdes Dominguez Lino of Spain in their first round match at the Australian Open

Tennis star Caroline Wozniacki has hinted she’s prepared to retire from tennis to become a ‘young mother’.

Speaking to Lime magazine, the Danish sporting star hints she would like to start a family with her fiancé, Irish golfer Rory McIlroy (24).

The couple announced their engagement on New Year’s Eve after three years together.

“I want to be a relatively young mother, and I do not see it as being too far in the future,” the 23-year-old told the publication.

“Therefore I have no dream to make my mark. Instead, I enjoy economic freedom my hard work has given me.

“It means I can give my children the best start in life by being there 100 per cent for them.”

Caroline currently stands at No 14 in the world rankings.

In March, she announced her father Piotr was going to resume his coaching duties with her.

Beforehand, she was with Maria Sharapova’s former mentor Thomas Hogstedt although it was for a short period only.

Caroline has earned €11.5m throughout her tennis career, despite never having won a major tournament.

Irish Independent

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