“Different Style of Play”: Caroline Wozniacki Credits Serena Williams and Venus Williams for Inspiring Her

Published 04/18/2021, 6:43 AM EDT
Serena Williams of The United States is congratulated by her sister and opponant Venus Williams of The United States following their ladies singles third round match on Day Five of the 2018 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)


Over the years, the Williams sisters have provided their fans with some top-quality tennis. Both Venus and Serena Williams have mesmerized fans with the tennis they bring to the court. They have won most of the titles that have been up for grabs. 

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Recently, Caroline Wozniacki praised Serena and Venus for their different style of play. The Williams sisters brought tremendous power into the game, smashing the ball on all corners of the court. It was worth watching them bring this new way of winning, and as of today, they still continue to be on top of their game. 

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND – JANUARY 08:Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark and Serena Williams of the USA leave the court following their doubles match against Caroline Dolehide of the USA and Johanna Larsson of Sweden during day three of the 2020 Women’s ASB Classic at ASB Tennis Centre on January 08, 2020 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

The former Australian Open winner spoke about the Williams sisters and stated, “When Serena and Venus came, they brought a different style of play with a lot of power. It was so interesting to see where tennis is going and both Venus and Serena are still playing.”

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Venus and Serena Williams have won great honors

Both Serena and Venus have vastly contributed to the sport. Very few players have managed to hold the top rankings in singles and doubles categories like they have, and these sisters are an example. Besides, they have won Grand Slam titles in all three sections, singles, doubles, and mixed doubles.

Speaking of Wozniacki, she had quite a glittering career before retiring from the sport. Throughout her career, she won 30 titles on the WTA circuit. She has also held the number one ranking, making her the first Scandinavian woman player to do so. After being a finalist in the Grand Slam events on two occasions, Caroline finally lifted her maiden title at the Australian Open 2018. 

Venus Williams of the United States celebrates after winning match point in her first round match against Mihaela Buzarnescu of Romania during day two of the 2019 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 15, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Reflecting on the current season, Serena and Venus competed at the Australian Open. Venus made an early exit in the second round while Serena lost in the semifinal to eventual champion Naomi Osaka.

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Now that the focus of the season has shifted to the clay courts, it will be interesting to see how both sisters perform at the upcoming events. Serena will be looking forward to winning her much-awaited 24th Grand Slam title. 

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Rohan Kollare is a tennis author for EssentiallySports. Rohan has a post-graduate diploma in Sports Management and a trophy cabinet adorned with accolades won in district and state-level tennis competitions. He has previously worked in Content Operations for Disney’s Hotstar for over a year, covering tennis and Formula One.

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