Caroline Wozniacki and Rory McIlroy — Twitter documents their relationship

July 19, 2011

Rory McIlroy’s management company confirmed that he has split from his long-time girlfriend and the Irish Golf Desk reports that he is “in a close friendship” with the No. 1-ranked tennis player in the world, Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark.


Caroline Wozniacki at Wimbledon. (STEFAN WERMUTH / REUTERS)

There are photos all over the interwebs of them kissing, but let’s look to the tweets, shall we? Although McIlroy was a frequent spectator at Wimbledon, Wozniacki tweeted that they met at the David Haye-Wladimir Klitschko bout in Hamburg on July 2 (which was certainly more memorable than the bout).

Wozniacki, the next day: “Fantastic fight! Also met Rory McIlory, who was sitting just behind me:) Really down to earth great guy:)”

McIlroy on July 11, Wozniacki’s 21st birthday: “happy birthday! you’re getting old ;)”

Wozniacki: “haha I know! But still not as old as you;0 at least now you will be able to buy me a drink in the US haha.”

Wozniacki, later: “Not only in Hamburg.”

After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.
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