WTA Tour

Wozniacki claims Williams could tempt her out of retirement

Caroline Wozniacki (Getty Images)
Caroline Wozniacki (Getty Images)

Caroline Wozniacki revealed she would consider a return to playing tennis if Serena Williams asked to be her doubles partner.

The former world number one walked away from the sport at the Australian Open in January, with battles with rheumatoid arthritis dominating her final year on Tour.

However, she says that we may not have seen the last of her on a tennis court.

"Maybe, if Serena asks, I can just come back to play doubles with her in a few more tournaments," Wozniacki told the Tennis Channel..

"But I wouldn't even train," she joked. "In Auckland, it was one of the most fun tournaments I've ever played.

"We didn't just discuss tactics on the court, we just talked and I thought, ‘Why didn't we do this before?'"

Wozniacki retiring so early has caught her unawares as regard her future plans, but she says she is much more likely to end up in the commentary box than the coach's box.

"I still don't know what I'm going to do," she admitted.

"Obviously, I love this sport a lot, it has given me a lot in life, I made a lot of friends.

"I would love to do some TV work eventually, I would probably do that."

"I don't think becoming a coach is for me. I know what to do, but I have a hard time expressing myself to other people.

"I get impatient, so I don't think it's for me."

- TEAMtalk media

We live in a world where facts and fiction get blurred
In times of uncertainty you need journalism you can trust. For only R75 per month, you have access to a world of in-depth analyses, investigative journalism, top opinions and a range of features. Journalism strengthens democracy. Invest in the future today.
Subscribe to News24
loading... Live
West Bromwich Albion 1
Sheffield United 0
loading... Live
Western Province 20
Bulls 22
loading... Live
France 3
Italy 0
loading... Live
Wales 13
England 24
Voting Booth
What is your favourite sport to watch on TV?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Rugby
42% - 10058 votes
Cricket
11% - 2701 votes
Football
19% - 4547 votes
Athletics
2% - 595 votes
Boxing
1% - 226 votes
Cycling
2% - 553 votes
Golf
5% - 1185 votes
Motorsport
8% - 1997 votes
Tennis
3% - 811 votes
Water sports
1% - 213 votes
American sports
1% - 298 votes
MMA / WWE / UFC
3% - 771 votes
Vote