Caroline Wozniacki wants 'to move on' after Rory McIlroy split

Caroline Wozniacki

Caroline Wozniacki said she "just has to move on" after losing her first match since the end of her engagement to golfer Rory McIlroy.

Wozniacki, 23, was beaten 7-6 (7-5) 4-6 6-2 by Belgium's Yanina Wickmayer in the first round of the French Open.

The former world number one said the break-up "came as a bit of a shock".

The 13th seed added: "I just tried to prepare the best that I could and really tried to focus on my match and what I had to do out there."

McIlroy, 25, and Wozniacki ended their engagement last Wednesday.

Just days later, McIlroy won the PGA Championship at Wentworth.

Wozniacki, a quarter-finalist in Paris in 2010, added: "I want to thank everybody for their support and sweet messages. That's really nice.

"What happens in my personal life, I just want to really keep that between my closest people around me. I just have to move on."

The Dane added that she was not at full fitness following a knee injury and was unsure of her exact plans in the weeks ahead.

"I haven't really thought about it," she said. "I was just so focused on one day at a time and one hour at a time. I haven't really thought forward.

"I need to sit down and think about how I can get my knee 100% ready.

"I want to prepare for Wimbledon, which is a big tournament and a better surface for me."

Her next event is the grass-court tournament at Eastbourne in June.

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