Rory McIlroy calls off engagement to Caroline Wozniacki

Rory McIlroy calls off his engagement to tennis star Caroline Wozniacki by admitting that he "wasn't ready" for marriage.

Former world number one golfer Rory McIlroy has broken off his engagement to tennis star Caroline Wozniacki just days after the couple sent out wedding invitations.

The Northern Irishman, who popped the question after a New Year's Eve fireworks show in Sydney, Australia in January, has admitted that he "wasn't ready" for marriage.

In a statement released via the sportsman's communications consultancy, he said: "There is no right way to end a relationship that has been so important to two people.

"The problem is mine. The wedding invitations issued at the weekend made me realise that I wasn't ready for all that marriage entails.

"I wish Caroline all the happiness she deserves and thank her for the great times we've had. I will not be saying anything more about our relationship in any setting."

The couple, who have been dogged by break-up rumours in the past, began dating more than two years ago.

Garbine Muguruza celebrates victory over Caroline Wozniacki during their Australian Open third round match on January 18, 2014
Read Next:
Result: Wozniacki stunned by Muguruza
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
LIVE SCORES VIDEPRINTER
expand