Is it possible for two top sports stars to make it in love? They also cancelled their wedding. McIlroy, 25, issued a statement on Wednesday ending his relationship with Wozniacki. The problem is mine. I wish Caroline all the happiness she deserves and thank her for the great times we've had. To look at two players that are in the prime of their career and are striving to be No.
That was the only way I could put all my emotions and energies into that goal. I was in awe that it [McIlroy and Wozniacki's relationship] worked as long as it did. They must be just different kind of people. I understand per cent, you're married to your career.
You're using your emotions. You're using the mental capacity that you have. That's what it takes to be the best. McIlroy went on to become number one in the world in but they have both suffered a dip in form - Wozniacki is now number 14 in the world and McIlroy is number Friends and colleagues have spoken of their shock at the separation.
Plans for the wedding were said to be well under way. The couple reportedly hired a wedding planner in New York in February and planned to marry on Nov 8. Invitations had been delivered to a number of high—profile guests, including Bill Clinton, the former US president, it was reported.
The couple, who had been together for more than two years, had separated before — once in October after Miss Wozniacki posted an unflattering picture of her sleeping boyfriend onTwitter. But they appeared happy in recent months — frequently referring to each other on Twitter - and spent the past week together in Monte Carlo, with McIlroy posting a picture online on Sunday of the view from the restaurant Nobu.
It's a special moment, a special time in our lives," she said previously. Miss Wozniacki had also recently hinted at the possibility that the couple may have a baby. Last month, she told Lime magazine: It is a private matter that I have to talk to Caroline about," he told Ekstra Bladet, the Danish tabloid newspaper. Malou Ejdesgaard, a close friend of Miss Wozniacki, told the same publication: But I'm just as much in shock as everyone else.
I have seen them together and they had the ultimate love and respect for each other. Announcing the news on Twitter, he posted pictures of the couple and the ring, writing: I have a feeling it's going to be a great year! My first victory of shesaidyes!!