New balls please! Rory turns tennis ace

Not content with being golf's World No.1, McIlroy takes on Maria Sharapova at Madison Square Garden


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Having aced his rivals at The Honda Classic to become golf's new World No.1 just hours previous, Rory McIlroy swapped his Titleist ProV1x for something slightly bigger in an exhibition match between his girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki and Maria Sharapova.

Wozniacki summoned McIlroy from his courtside seat at Madison Square Garden and handed the Ulsterman her racquet before the final game of her match, which she went on to lose 6-3, 6-4.

Watch the video to see how he got on against the 2004 Wimbledon champion.

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A fun little video for you to enjoy on your lunch break.

Posted: 06/03/2012 at 12:01

Good one. Looks like Rory has lost a bit of puppy fat too. 

Posted: 06/03/2012 at 12:09