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McIlroy, Wozniacki announce engagement



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KAPALUA, Hawaii (AP) - Rory McIlroy is claiming his first win of the new year _ his engagement to tennis star Caroline Wozniacki.

One of the top power couples in sports announced their engagement on Twitter. A spokesman for McIlroy confirmed that he popped the question in Sydney, where Wozniacki is starting to prepare for the Australian Open in Melbourne.

McIlroy tweeted, "Happy New Year everyone! I have a feeling it's going to be a great year!! My first victory of 2014." He added a hash tag, "She said yes!!" Wozniacki also tweeted the news. Their tweets included a photo collage of her engagement ring, a photo of them together and fireworks over the Sydney Harbor.

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Doug Ferguson

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