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TEED OFF: Ana Ivanovic and Caroline Wozniacki have both been trying to pick up tips from their golfer boyfriends. Neither is having much luck.

“My golf is not so good,” said Ivanovic, who is dating No. 7-ranked Adam Scott of Australia. “I can hit the ball sometimes. I putt good, though. I can do that.”

Wozniacki, whose boyfriend is U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy, said Wednesday she had been on the course a few times with the Northern Irishman, but “once I’m out there alone and have to start playing, it goes right and left and up and down.”

They’ll keep their day jobs. Ivanovic joined Wozniacki in the third round Thursday after a 6-2, 6-3 win over Michaella Krajicek of the Netherlands.

She dropped one point on serve in the first set _ and that was a double-fault.

Scott, an eight-time winner on the PGA Tour, has been courtside for both of Ivanovic’s matches this week. He’ll be there when she plays Vania King of the United States in the third round on Saturday.

“He’s going to stay. It’s great to have that support,” said Ivanovic, who reached the Australian Open final in 2008 before winning her only Grand Slam title at Roland Garros four months later.

The 24-year-old Ivanovic’s ranking has fluctuated since then, and several coaches have come and gone. Ivanovic has been working with British coach Nigel Sears since June.

“I feel really comfortable in the environment I have now,” she said. “I think that’s been the biggest change. It was a tough one. But I really feel it’s helped my game a lot, and my mental side as well. It’s been great.”


AP Sports Writer Caroline Cheese contributed to this report.