Wozniacki plays afskedskamp against Serena Williams

It all ends with a battle against her friend Serena Williams. For Caroline Wozniacki are going to say goodbye with a afskedskamp against the american tennis c

Wozniacki plays afskedskamp against Serena Williams

It all ends with a battle against her friend Serena Williams.

For Caroline Wozniacki are going to say goodbye with a afskedskamp against the american tennis champion. In Copenhagen, Denmark.

It could TV 2 Sport learn on Tuesday morning, and now it is confirmed that the fight will take place 18. may the next year in the Royal Arena.

"the Time has come where I will stop my career and I am delighted to play my last match on home soil in front of such a large audience. It becomes something very special and a day, I'm really looking forward ten," says Caroline Wozniacki in a press release:

"the Sentence for my career can't be better than at home and against the greatest female player ever and so my friend, Serena Williams. It will be a magnificent night I will never forget, it I'm sure. I would like to thank everyone for the incredible support they have shown me throughout my career, and so I hope that as many people as possible will want to come and put the perfect sentence for me. I would be very grateful for."

The message comes after, to Caroline Wozniacki in Friday announced that she will stop her career just about that a little.

It happens when she has completed a game at the Australian Open in January/February next year depending on how far she reaches in the Grand Slam tournament she won in 2018.

But here, it is not quite over.

In the Royal Arena in may next year other than the tennis match, for the evening is 'one hell of a tribute to the Danish tennis champion.

"It will be a magnificent evening with several surprises and great tribute to her for the extraordinary career she has had. We are proud to have been with you all the way, and it is also important to pay tribute to the whole family Wozniacki," says Mads H. Frederiksen from the promoter r Sports Group.

It will also be the first time ever that the game is played a tennis match in the relatively new arena, where there can be about 12,500 spectators at sporting events.

Caroline Wozniacki and Serena Williams has once before met each other in Denmark. It was in 2015 where the in a friendly sparring match, challenging each other in Herning. It looked like this:

IN the WTA under the auspices of the two players met each other 11 times, and their most recent official meeting is back in 2014. The same year, they also complement each other in the US Open final. Here won Serena Williams. All in all, the american won the 10 of the opgørene, while the dane is noted for a victory back in 2012 in Miami.

When Caroline Wozniacki on Friday announced his upcoming retirement, it sounded from her.

"I have always said to myself that when the time comes, where there are things outside of the tennis court, I would rather low, so it is time to say stop."

"With a 30 WTA titles in singles, reaching number one in the world ranking of 71 weeks, a victory in the sæsonfinalen, three olympic games, where I have among other things have worn my country's flag, and a grand slam victory in the Australian Open, I have achieved everything I could dream of on the pitch."

Updated Date: 10 December 2019, 09:00

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