Well, Caroline Wozniacki won't be crowned the champion of a Grand Slam in January.
The World No. 1 will have to try again at Roland Garros in May.
No. 1 seeded Wozniacki was defeated by No. 11 seeded Kim Clijsters in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open 6-3, 7-6 (4). This defeat marks the fourth time the 21-year-old Dane has reached the quarterfinals round or later without winning the Slam.
Wozniacki fell one round short of the mark she reached by making it to last year's semifinals Down Under.
As for the Belgian, Clijsters is the tournament's defending champion and is now one of four remaining in 2012.
In her Saturday match against Li Na, Clijsters rolled her left ankle badly in the first set of a three-set match. After her victory against Li, Clijsters said she was glad she had a day of rest before her next match.
On Monday, no signs of injury showed during Clijsters upset of the No. 1 seed. However, Clijsters did let Wozniacki eek back to win five straight games after Clijsters held a 5-1 lead.
In the match stats, Clijsters hit to the open court more, with 39 winners to Wozniacki's 13. Clijsters also won a jaw-dropping 91 percent (10 of 11) of her net approaches, including a swinging forehand volley to end the match.
Clijsters will face No. 3 seeded Victoria Azarenka who defeated her quarterfinal opponent in three sets.