Second seed Wozniacki knocked out of Wimbledon

Wozniacki has now failed to get past the last 16 in 12 visits to the All England Club.

Caroline Wozniacki suffered a shock 6-4, 1-6, 7-5 defeat against Ekaterina Makarova.   -  AFP

Caroline Wozniacki suffered fresh Wimbledon woe as the world number two suffered a shock 6-4, 1-6, 7-5 defeat against Ekaterina Makarova in the second round on Wednesday.

Wozniacki saved five match points but has now failed to get past the last 16 in 12 visits to the All England Club.

It was a bitter defeat for the 27-year-old Dane, who was expected to challenge for the Wimbledon title after winning her maiden Grand Slam crown at the Australian Open in January.

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