SINGAPORE - Tennis star and former world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki was at the Singapore Sports Institute on Thursday (Sept 17) morning for a meet-and-greet session with local tennis juniors.
In town at the invitation of the Singapore Tourism Board and Sport Singapore, the Dane shared her experience as a professional player and training tips with a room of 50 that included school team players from Nanyang Girls' High School and Hwa Chong Institution. Juniors taking part in the South-east Asia Junior tournament and the WTA Future Stars tournament were also present.
These 50 young tennis players also had the chance to preview some of the technology at the Singapore Sports Institute used to film their strokes, and analyse how they can improve their stroke movements.
Wozniacki, now ranked No. 6 in the world, took questions ranging from diet and nutrition to best training practices and tips on how to stay motivated.
The 25-year-old also took part in a session where her serve was being filmed and analysed using video technology.
Now ranked No. 14 on the Road To Singapore, she added that she is hopeful of finishing among the top eight of the season to compete at the Oct 23-Nov 1 BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore.