Danish tennis ace Caroline Wozniacki was one of the Romanian star Simona Halep’s best rivals. Nevertheless, the current World No.2 Simona Halep said she would like to play a rematch against Caroline Wozniacki, who defeated her in the 2018 Australian Open final.
At the age of 30-years-old Caroline Wozniacki retired from tennis with a Grand Slam title while the 29-years-old Simona Halep is still on tour with the third major crown’s quest.
After being impressed by her rival physique, Simona Halep wants a rematch against Caroline Wozniacki, who is still in good shape since withdrawing.
Danish sportswoman announced her retirement during the 2020 Australian Open, and then she married former American basketball professional player David Lee.
“I would like to play another match with Caroline! The final of the Australian Open, lost at the limit, stuck in my head. I would have liked to play a match with her, a final. I’m not saying to come back, she’s very fit, she looks very good, and she continues to train,” Halep said when asked who she would like to meet again in the WTA tour – Caroline Wozniacki or Maria Sharapova.
Quotes translated into English via Google translator
Simona Halep Vs Caroline Wozniacki Rivalry Throwback
They have faced each other seven times in the WTA Tour, Wozniacki leads Halep in the head-to-head 5-2, 3-2 on hard court, 1-0 on clay and grass surface.
Halep and Wozniacki met the first time during the second round of the 2012 Dubai tennis championship. At the end of the match, Caroline defeated Simona without losing a set.
Afterwards, Halep conquered Wozniacki in the 2013 New Haven and 2015 Dubai tennis championship semifinals.
Later, Danish overcame Romanian on three occasions, 2015 Stuttgart, 2017 Eastbourne and the WTA championships.
Eventually, Wozniacki clinched her first and last Grand Slam title of career after beating Simona Halep in the 2018 Australian Open final by a scoreline of 7-6(2), 3-6, 6-4.