Unfairly known for her tabloid break up with golf star Rory McIlroyCaroline Wozniacki has created a nice career for herself: the 24-year-old athlete is fifth ranked on the WTA Tour and has appeared in two U.S. Open Grand Slam finals.

And according to the behind-the-scenes featurette, the swimsuit issue could not have come at a better time: she was in the midst of training for the New York City Marathon, which kept her in fantastic shape for the 2015 tennis season and this photo shoot.

Obviously, the photos came out stunning, which is a testament to her beauty and Walter Iooss Jr.’s eye: though he had an easy subject to work with, his photography has given life to what some only consider as bikini shots.

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