Like the song goes, “Love hurts.”
The paper added that the 23-year-old Wozniacki thought the May 22 call, which lasted just three minutes, “was a joke.”
McIlroy delved into detail in a statement about the cold feet he experienced following the New Year's Day engagement.
"The problem is mine,” the 25-year-old athlete said. “The wedding invitations issued at the weekend made me realize that I wasn't ready for all that marriage entails. I wish Caroline all the happiness she deserves and thank her for the great times we've had.
“I will not be saying anything more about our relationship in any setting."