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Rory Split With Caroline

Rory McIlroy has called off his relationship with girlfriend – and tennis star – Caroline Wozniacki.

It is the latest in a series of difficult decisions that have faced the 24-year-old Ulsterman this year.

At the start of the year his form slumped and many critics questioned his equipment change to Nike.

He also recently split with his management group, Horizon Sports, and will face a legal battle as they look to reach a settlement that begins today.

The decision came as something of a shock given that Horizon had guided McIlroy to some of the biggest commercial sponsorships in sport, including a multi-million pound deal with Nike and lucrative contracts with Rolex, Santander and Bose.

Wozniacki is reported to be “completely devastated” by the split, though there has been no comment from the Irishman who begins a month-long tour of Asia today, playing in the Korea Kolon Open, a showdown against Tiger Woods, the BMW Masters in Shanghai and the HSBC-WGC Championship.

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