Caroline Wozniacki is doing everything she can to get back to her best fitness.
The former world no.1 has been struggling with rheumatoid arthritis for some time. This year she remained titleless, and she ended the season ranked no.37.
The Dane is working hard to get in the best possible shape before playing her first tournament of the new season in Auckland. The ASB Classic has a packed line-u with top names such as Caroline’s great friend Serena Williams, Bianca Andreescu, and rising star Coco Gauff.
Last year in Auckland, Caroline was stunned in the 2nd round by Andreescu that was completely unknown by most tennis fans and she was coming straight from the qualifications. The result was rather straight forward 6-4 6-4.
Caroline Wozniacki’s ranking and performance in 2019
Ranked no.37, the Dane played her last match on the 5th of October when she had to bow to Naomi Osaka 6-4 6-2 in the semifinal in Beijing.
Caroline Wozniacki’s best performance of the current year was getting to the final in Charleston.
Serena Williams’s ranking and performance in 2019
Ranked no.10, Serena played her last match on the 7th of September when she capitulated to Bianca Vanessa Andreescu 6-3 7-5 in the final in U.S. Open.
Serena Williams’s best performance of the current season was getting to the final in at the U.S. Open, Toronto and in Wimbledon.
Caroline Wozniacki and Serena Williams played each other 11 times. The head to head is 10-1 for Williams.
The last time that they fought against each other, Serena Williams won 2-6 6-3 7-66 in the semifinal in Singapore on the October 2014.