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Rory McIlroy takes a not-so-subtle dig at ex Caroline Wozniacki

Evoke.ieEvoke.ie 21/11/2016 Hannah Moran
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They may have split up over a year ago, but Rory McIlroy just can’t seem to help taking the odd dig at his ex Caroline Wozniacki.

While competing in a golf tournament in Dubai the Irishman took a thinly-veiled swipe at his ex yesterday.

The golfer sat down for a Q&A ahead of the DP World Tour Championship and responded harshly when he was asked by a young fan: ‘Who’s your favourite tennis player?’

After a long pause, the world number one responded by saying he ‘stopped following women’s tennis’ in recent years.

Caroline wasn’t taking his comment lying down however, responding by posting a photo of herself in a red bikini playing golf hours later.

Rory famously called off his engagement to the Danish tennis star out-of-the-blue in 2014.

The couple began seeing each other in 2011 and split in 2014 Pic: Rex © Provided by Associated News The couple began seeing each other in 2011 and split in 2014 Pic: Rex  

Caroline posted an image of herself enjoying her holiday at Richard Branson’s Necker Island in a photo posted to her Twitter page, with the simple caption: ‘Fore’.

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