Caroline Wozniacki gives birth to baby girl

Caroline Wozniacki gave birth to daughter Olivia on June 11

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Caroline Wozniacki

Former tennis star Caroline Wozniacki announced on Monday that she had given birth to her first child, daughter Olivia, on June 11.

The former World No 1 had retired from the sport early in 2019, at the age of 28, after she was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis.

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When she quit, Wozniacki stated that she was also looking forward to starting a family with husband David Lee.

After two runner-up showings at the US Open in 2009 and 2014, she was able to seal her career with her first Grand Slam title at the Australian Open in 2018.

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The Dane also won 30 WTA titles between 2008 and 2018, and held the World No 1 ranking for 71 weeks.

She married former basketball star Lee in Italy in June 2019.

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Lee, 38, played five seasons apiece with the New York Knicks and Golden State Warriors, one season with the San Antonio Spurs and a half season each with the Boston Celtics and Dallas Mavericks.

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