Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki booked 2 first class Emirates plane tickets home -- one for her, and one for her trophy

Getty ImagesCaroline Wozniacki won the 2018 Australian Open title.
  • Caroline Wozniacki won the 2018 Australian Open title, celebrated with Champagne, then booked herself two first class tickets home with Emirates.
  • One ticket was for herself, another was for the trophy – her first major title.

Women’s tennis champion Caroline Wozniacki travelled home in style after winning the 2018 Australian Open title.

The 27-year-old defeated Simona Halep in the women’s tournament final at the Rod Laver Arena on Saturday, enjoyed a Champagne celebration, and then booked two first class plane tickets.

One, of course, was for herself. The other was for her new travel partner – the Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup trophy.

Wozniacki even documented her journey with an Instagram story.

Wozniacki, the world number one women’s tennis player according to WTA rankings, competed in two tennis major finals in the past but was never able to win a title.

All that changed last weekend when she overcame Halep by two sets to one.

Speaking to the press after her success, Wozniacki said the final victory was “very special,” according to The Guardian.

She added: “It feels really good, it’s great. I basically have beaten any player that’s been playing and is on Tour right now. This [a major title] was the only thing missing.”

No wonder she hasn’t let the trophy out of her sight.

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