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Timeline of Caroline Wozniacki and Husband David Lee’s Relationship

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David Lee retired from the NBA in 2017 and has since embraced his new role: father of two and husband to a tennis pro Caroline Wozniacki.

The two were first linked in 2016 and officially announced their relationship the next year. Since then, Lee has competed in grand slams in support of Wozniacki, they have bought and sold a multimillion-dollar home, and welcomed daughter Olivia (born 2021) and son James (born 2022).

Before Wozniacki met Lee, he was engaged to a golfer Rory McIlroy, who broke up with her in a three-minute phone call just weeks before her wedding. McIlroy and wife Erica Stoll announced their divorce in May 2024.

Just minutes after news of their divorce broke, Wozniacki commented on Golfer’s Instagram post Brooks Koepka in which Koepka paid tribute to his wife, Jena Sims. “Hot mom 🔥🔥🔥,” she wrote.

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Koepka and Wozniacki have been friends for a long time, and the golfer supported her return to tennis after taking time off to start her family with Lee.

Keep scrolling to see the full timeline of Wozniacki and Lee’s relationship:

November 2015

Lee and Wozniacki met at a restaurant in Miami, but their romance wasn’t immediately made public. According to Vogue, Lee said during his wedding speech, “They say every relationship starts with a miracle… the fact that.” [you were out at] Dinner after 7:30 p.m. – because normally you would be asleep at 8 p.m. – was a miracle.” The two started talking and spent the evening at Wozniacki’s house on Fisher Island before he collapsed in the guest room.

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December 2016

Timeline of the relationship between professional tennis player Caroline Wozniacki and her husband, former NBA player David Lee
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Wozniacki posted a photo with Lee, his San Antonio Spurs teammate Tony Parker and French tennis player Gael Monfils. She captioned the post: “San Antonio was fun🏀😊 lovely evening with these guys @dlee042 @_tonyparker09 @iamgaelmonfils.”

February 2017

Timeline of the relationship between professional tennis player Caroline Wozniacki and her husband, former NBA player David Lee
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Wozniacki confirmed the pair’s relationship with a Valentine’s Day post shared via her Instagram Story. In the photo she was holding a bouquet of roses. “Happy Valentine’s Day! I’m a happy girl! Thank you @dlee042!” she captioned the snap.

November 2017

Timeline of the relationship between professional tennis player Caroline Wozniacki and her husband, former NBA player David Lee
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Wozniacki and Lee confirmed their engagement and posted a photo together on each of their accounts.

Lee wrote: “She said YES! I am so excited to be engaged to my soulmate! ❤️💍.”

February 2018

Timeline of the relationship between professional tennis player Caroline Wozniacki and her husband, former NBA player David Lee
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Wozniacki won the Australian Open for the first time in her career and Lee paid tribute to her on his Instagram account.

“Australian Open Champion and back to #1 in the world!!!” Congratulations to my amazing fiancée on her heart and dedication, I’m so proud to have your back for life ❤️🏆😘,” he wrote.

December 2018

Wozniacki and Lee teamed up for a week Fashion Photo shoot as “the most romantic couple in sports”.

“I would like to have a big family and probably step away from the spotlight a little bit,” Wozniacki said, adding, “Acting could be so much fun. I’m pushing my limits a little bit.”

June 2019

Timeline of the relationship between professional tennis player Caroline Wozniacki and her husband, former NBA player David Lee
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Wozniacki and Lee announced their wedding.

“The dedication you give to tennis, your daily routine, everything you do to be the champion that you are, it’s the most amazing thing I’ve ever seen,” Lee told his wife at their wedding. “Even beyond that, the class and the principles you live by means more than any game you could ever win, any tournament you could ever win, and that’s why young girls look up to you, the whole world.” I look up to you for what you do and what you stand for and why I look up to you so much. As a man, you have made me a better person. I love you with all my heart and promise to treat you like the most special woman you are now and forever.”

June 2021

Lee and Wozniacki purchased their Fisher Island penthouse for $18.7 million. Located in the prestigious Palazzo Del Sol building, the home features more than 7,000 square feet of living space, a private pool and water views. They sold the home in January 2024 for $42.5 million.

June 2021

Timeline of the relationship between professional tennis player Caroline Wozniacki and her husband, former NBA player David Lee
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The couple welcomed daughter Olivia on June 11.

October 2022

Timeline of the relationship between professional tennis player Caroline Wozniacki and her husband, former NBA player David Lee
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James, the couple’s second child, was born on October 24th.

“Everyone is healthy and Olivia is excited to be a big sister,” Wozniacki wrote via Instagram.

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