“Congratulations”: Ashleigh Barty, Serena Williams’ Husband Alexis Ohanian, and Others Wish Caroline Wozniacki as She Delivers Her Daughter

Published 06/14/2021, 5:32 PM EDT
Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark drapes a Danish flag over her shoulders and acknowledges the crowd after losing her Women’s Singles third round match against Ons Jabeur of Tunisia on day five of the 2020 Australian Open at Melbourne Park in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)


Former world number and winner of 2018 Australian Open, Caroline Wozniacki has seen stupendous success in her tennis career and also battled through some tough times on the WTA tour.

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The Danish player, who married NBA star David Lee in 2019, took to social media to announce the birth of their daughter, Olivia Wozniacki Lee. Wozniacki’s marriage to David Lee was attended by star tennis players like Serena Williams, Agnieszka Radwanska, Angelique Kerber.

Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark celebrates victory after her Ladies Singles third round match against Anett Kontaveit of Estonia on day six of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

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Right from the start of her career, Wozniacki ensured proper balance between personal and professional life. While fiercely competing against Serena Williams, Angelique Kerber, amongst others, she also maintained an affectionate off-court relationship with them.

Announcing her daughter’s birth, Wozniacki wrote on Instagram, “Family of 3, Olivia Wozniacki Lee, born on June 11, 2021″.

WTA players wished Caroline Wozniacki on the birth of her daughter

Wozniacki, who battled rheumatoid arthritis in 2018, made a comeback on-tour by winning the WTA China Open. She always remained vocal about her health struggles and vowed to inspire more people battling arthritis.

Coming back to the news of Olivia’s birth, a lot of current and former tennis players congratulated the couple on Instagram.

Legendary doubles tennis player Bethanie Mattek-Sands was one of the first persons to wish the couple and was followed by Ash Barty, Gael Monfils, Madison Keys, Flavia Pennetta, etc. Agnieszka Radwanska, who is one of Wozniacki’s closest friends, also sent her wishes.

Former world number one Dinara Safina commented, “Congrats Caroline Wozniacki-David Lee. lots of love to your family ,and welcome baby Olivia”. 

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Elena Vesnina, who was the runner-up in the French Open mixed-doubles along with Aslan Karatsev, also congratulated the happy couple.

Caroline Wozniacki, congratulations to you all. Welcome to the world little princess Olivia”, Vesnina commented.

Serena Williams’ husband Alexis Ohanian, Sania Mirza, Kiki Bertens, Naomi Brady, etc. were also among others to send best wishes to Caroline Wozniacki on her happy occasion.

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Sagar Ashtakoula

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Sagar Ashtakoula is a tennis writer at EssentiallySports. He has been following the sport since 2007. Having developed an interest in creating content, he mixed his passion for writing with his love for tennis for 2 years at SportsKeeda before joining the tennis team at EssentiallySports.

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