Irish outlets The Sun and The Independent reported over the weekend that the golfer and tennis player have split. The Independent says McIlroy ended the relationship, leaving Woz “utterly distraught.” They reported that the break up has been “very difficult” for the two.
Speculation of problems between the two arose after they each changed their Twitter profile pictures from ones of them together to ones of them alone. Wozniacki made light of that detail in a tweet:
Since my profile pic made big headlines I better change it again lol.. #dontbelieveallyoureadinpapers
— Caroline Wozniacki (@CaroWozniacki) August 25, 2013
Likewise, McIlroy denied there was anything wrong between him and Wozniacki.
“Just because we changed our Twitter profile picture doesn’t mean we’re not together. But yeah, it’s all good,” McIlroy told the media.
The Northern Irishman then mocked the reporter who wrote about their breakup, and Woz joined in over Twitter: