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Golfer McIlroy rings in the New Year with Wozniacki engagement

January 01, 2014 14:18 IST

Golfer McIlroy rings in the New Year with Wozniacki engagement

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Golfer Rory McIlroy and his tennis-playing girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki started the New Year with a bang on Wednesday by announcing their engagement on Twitter.


Image: Rory McIlroy with his girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki
Photographs: Brian Snyder/Reuters

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"Happy New Year everyone! I have a feeling it's going to be a great year!! My first victory of 2014 #she said yes!!," golfer McIlroy, who rang in the New Year with Wozniacki in Sydney, wrote.


Photographs: Courtesy: Caroline Wozniacki/Twitter

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The two former World No1s in their respective sports have been dating for more than two years and erroneous reports their relationship was over last year was proposed by some as an explanation for McIlroy's drop in form.

Northern Irishman McIlroy, 24, had to wait until December to claim his first title of the season when he dramatically edged Adam Scott on the final hole to win the Australian Open.


Image: Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland poses alongside his girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki
Photographs: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

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Wozniacki, 23, pulled out of this week's Brisbane International with an injured right shoulder but is confident she will be able to play in this week's Sydney International in preparation for the January 13-26 Australian Open.

"Happy New Year everyone! Rory and I started 2014 with a bang! ... I said YES!!!!" Wozniacki tweeted above a picture of her hand sporting an engagement ring.


Image: Caroline Wozniacki
Photographs: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

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