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Former World No.1 Caroline Wozniacki Stars In TV Series About her new life as a mum




 Written by Tommaso Mangiapane and edited by Kingsley Elliot Kaye 


Ashleigh Barty has just retired and is off to a new stage of her life. Here is a story of another tennis champion and her life after leaving the tennis scene. “Wozniacki & Lee” will portray the early stages of a new adventure for the Danish tennis champion and her husband, former NBA basketball player David Lee.

Caroline Wozniacki had a remarkable career, fulfilling her childhood dreams:  No. 1 of the WTA rankings for 71 weeks (2010, 2011, 2018), and a Major crown in 2018, when she won the Australian open in a final full of drama against Simona Halep, where both players were striving to grasp their first Major title. In 2017 she won the WTA finals. Diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, after the 2018 US Open, she battled fiercely and was able to recover. She played her last tournament match in the third round of the Australian Open in  2020, and it was another battle, on court, this time. She lost to Ons Jabeur 7-5 3-6 7-5 and left court overwhelmed with emotion and cheered by the public amid chants of “Sweet Caroline”.  

Now Caroline is exploring new depths in the second stage of her life.

Family has always played a very important role in her life. In an interview she said: “I love spending time with my family, they’re amazing. With my dad being my coach, I’d see him every day on the court. My parents are extremely supportive, and whatever it is that I need, they’re always the first people I call for help.”

Wozniacki and David Lee married in June 2019. They had been dating since Valentine’s Day in 2017, after being introduced by a friend at a dinner. Starting a new family with her soulmate is another dream come true. 

Wozniacki and Lee announced they were expecting a baby on 10th February 2021. Olivia was born on 11th June. 

Ever popular on social media, Wozniacki is delighted to share her new adventure with her fans and regularly posts pictures of her daughter. Their recent trip to a zoo has become an Instagram craze and Caroline and her daughter are one of the most followed mum&daughter duo. 

Now her motherhood life is on TV as well. The first two episodes of “Wozniacki & Lee”, produced by Warner Bros. International Television Production Denmark was premiered on 21st March by Viaplay. The series portrays their life before and after the birth of their first daughter. It also features Wozniacki’s greatest tennis friends, Serena Williams – another famous tennis mum – and Agnieszka Radwańska, as well as triple NBA Champion Draymond Green and the first-time parents’ families. 

For many years it’s been about us and becoming parents is a new and very different chapter in our lives.” – say Wozniacki and Lee – “It’s always a bit nerve-wracking to share a personal story, but being part of this documentary has given us the possibility to look back at our careers and share the most fantastic story in our lives: becoming parents to Olivia.” 

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(VIDEO EXCLUSIVE) The Wimbledon Clash Between Djokovic And Sinner Could Have Been Better

It was an epic five-set clash but imagine how better the match would have been if both were playing well at the same time…





Hall of Famer Steve Flink and Ubitennis’ Ubaldo Scanagatta analyse the dramatic events that unfolded on Tuesday at Wimbledon.


Top seed Novak Djokovic staged an epic comeback to oust Jannik Sinner in a match of two halves. Meanwhile, Cameron Norrie brought delight to the British fans.

On the other side of the draw, how will Rafael Nadal fair against the in-form Taylor Fritz? The Spaniard recently sidestepped a question about a potential new injury. 

As for the women’s draw, Ons Jabeur made history by becoming the first Arab player to reach a major quarter-final. She will next play 34-year-old mum-of-two Tatjana Maria who had never been beyond the third round of a major until now. 

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WIMBLEDON: 10 Facts About Semi-Finalist Ons Jabeur

All you need to know about the Trailblazing Tunisian who has created history at The All England Club.




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Second seed Ons Jabeur achieved a new milestone for both her and her country at Wimbledon on Tuesday. 


The world No.2 battled back from a set down to defeat Marie Bouzkova 3-6, 6-1, 6-1, to reach the last four of a major event for the first time in her career. Jabeur has now dropped only one set in five matches played and is the highest ranked player remaining in the draw. Her major breakthrough comes seven years after she made her Grand Slam debut at the 2015 Australian Open. 

“I played really good from beginning of the second set, especially having a early break kind of helps me gain confidence,” said Jabeur.
“I know it wasn’t easy playing Marie. She gets all the balls and doesn’t make, to win a point, easy for me. I’m glad I stepped in with my game. I was more aggressive in the second set, and especially tactically I was playing some angles that she didn’t like much.”

To mark Jabeur’s Wimbledon milestone, here are 10 facts to know about her:-

  1. She is the first North African player – male or female – to reach a Grand Slam semi-final. The last woman from the entire African continent to reach a major semi-final was Amanda Coetzer at the 1997 French Open. 
  2. Her win over Bouzkova is Jabeur’s 26th Tour-level win on the grass.
  3. Jabeur has now won 83 matches over the past two seasons. This is more than any other player on the WTA Tour. 
  4. Has won 21 out of her last 23 matches.
  5. She is the only Tunisian woman currently ranked in the world’s top 700.
  6. Jabeur had failed to win back-to-back matches on her three out of her four previous appearances at Wimbledon in 2017, 2018 and 2019. She reached the quarter-finals in 2021.
  7. Coming into Wimbledon she has already earned more than $6.2m in prize money in her career.
  8. She has won three Tour titles in Birmingham (2021), Madrid (2022) and Berlin (2022). 
  9. Has beaten a top 10 player four times in her career – Dominika Cibulkova (2017 French Open), Simona Halep (Beijing 2018), Sloane Stephens (Moscow 2018) and Karolina Pliskova (Doha 2020).
  10. In October 2021 she became the first Arab player (mae or female) to crack the world’s top 10 in tennis. 

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Tatjana Maria – Reaching Wimbledon Semi-Finals is ‘Amazing’ But It Doesn’t Beat Parenthood

The underdog is enjoying her best-ever run at a major 15 years after making her debut.




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Germany’s Tatjana Maria reveals people once doubted her ability to return to tennis after having her first child. Now a mother-of-two, she has secured a place in the Wimbledon semifinals. 


The fairytale run of the world No.103 continued on Tuesday when she ousted compatriot Jule Niemeier 6-4, 2-6, 7-5, in her quarter-final match. Until the tournament, Maria had never been beyond the third round of a major event. However, that changed with high-profile wins over Sorana Cirstea, Maria Sakkari and Jelena Ostapenko prior to Niemeier.

“It’s amazing. I mean, I tried to calm down a little bit in the locker room and to realize something, but it’s still hard to realize it,” she said of reaching the last four at Wimbledon.

Whilst some players prepare for their Grand Slam matches in the gym, Maria’s routine is somewhat unique. She began her day by taking her 8-year-old daughter to her tennis lesson. It wasn’t enough to keep her busy, she also has a 15-month-old baby.

“Outside of the court, nothing changes for me for the moment,” she said.  “I try to keep this going, everything the same. We keep going (to the tennis lessons) even if I’m playing the semifinals.”

Incredibly the 34-year-old returned to the circuit following maternity leave less than a year ago. It was during that absence that she decided to switch to a one-handed backhand. She has been ranked as high as 46th in the world and has two Tour titles to her name. 

“A lot of people who never believed I would come back. This was already after Charlotte and when I changed my backhand,” she said.
“I showed it last time already that I am back. I reached the top 50 with Charlotte, and now I’m back with my second child. Still, everybody was doubting.’
“I’m still here and I’m a fighter, and I keep going and I keep dreaming.”

Relishing in her best-ever performance at a major event, Maria is another example of a player having a breakthrough later in their career. To put her run in perspective, in the Open Era only five other women have reached the semifinals at Wimbledon after turning 34.

However, in Maria’s eyes, her achievements on the court can’t beat her top priority off the court.

“To be a mum is for me on the top of my life. So I think it helps me in tennis too because now my priority is my kids,” she explains. “I play tennis, I want to do my best, that’s all that I want. But my kids are the priority.’
“If I go out there, I want my kids to be happy, that they are healthy, that everything is okay. That’s the most important thing for me in my life.”

Maria made her Grand Slam debut back at Wimbledon in 2007. 

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