Australian Open 2018: Caroline Wozniacki says sorry to dad and fiance after stumbling on way to first Melbourne final

CAROLINE WOZNIACKI apologised to her fiancé and her dad after nerves threatened to cease her reaching  her first Aussie Open final

Piotr Wozniacki, her father and coach, and husband-to-be David Lee, the previous NBA star might solely watch because the No 2 seed  faltered when serving for the match and virtually allowed Elise Mertens to drive a deciding set of their semi-final.

 Caroline Wozniacki high-fived Ant-Man before the tournament but wants to be Queen Bee in Saturday's final

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Caroline Wozniacki excessive-fived Ant-Man earlier than the event however needs to be Queen Bee in Saturday's final

However the former No 1 saved break level and gained the ensuing tiebreak convincingly to seal a 6-three 7-6 victory.

Wozniacki joked: “At first of the event my dad had darkish hair. Now it’s all greay.

“I apologise to you David for the couple of gray hairs you bought today.

“In my semi final right here  in 2011 I used to be serving for the match towards Li Na and I had a match level and I misplaced it.

“That was undoubtedly in my thoughts today. I felt like my legs have been shaking just a little bit.

“I attempted to keep calm. I used to be fortunate to come by means of and win.”

 Wozniacki, once the fiancee of golf star Rory McIlroy, is now engaged to former NBA star Dave Lee

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Wozniacki, as soon as the fiancee of golf star Rory McIlroy, is now engaged to former NBA star Dave Lee

Goodness is aware of how nervous Wozniacki shall be if she serves for the match in Saturday’s final.

The Dane is now only one win away from ridding herself of the undesirable tag of being a world No 1 who couldn’t win a Slam.

She has twice been a runner-up, on the US Open in 2009 and 2014.

Wozniacki was in complete management for 70 minutes and was 30/zero up when serving for the match at 5-four.

However then the jitters struck and she threw in some double faults on the way to handing world No 37 Mertens a way again into the match.

The Belgian had two set factors two video games later, however Wozniacki gathered herself and pressured a tiebreak which she gained  7-2.

Wozza's Grand Slam dream

CAROLINE WOZNIACKI apologised to her fiancé and her dad after nerves threatened to cease her reaching  her first Aussie Open final

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