Tennis players girlfriends & boyfriends: ATP/WTA stars and their love lives

Tennis players girlfriends & boyfriends: ATP/WTA stars and their love lives

Here’s part two of our feature on the love lives of your favorite sport stars. Read on if you would like to know who your favorite tennis players’ girlfriends and boyfriends.

Of the Big Four in the tennis, nine-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal is the only one who is not married, but he is pretty much attached to longtime girlfriend Xisca Perello. Roger Federer, winner of 17 grand slam titles, has long been married to former professional tennis player Mirka and the couple is blessed with two sets of twins (Charlene and Myla Rose and Leo and Lenny).

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Eleven-time grand slam champion Novak Djokovic married his longtime girlfriend Jelena in 2014 (they have a son named Stefan) while Andy Murray also married his longtime girlfriend Kim Sears in 2015 (their firstborn is due to come out this February).

Rafael Nadal and Xisca Perello

Fourteen-time grand slam champion Rafael Nadal and Xisca Perello have been together for more than eight years now. She is often seen cheering during the Spanish tennis star’s big matches. Xisca also occasionally accompanies Nadal in red carpet events.
Rafael NadalPhoto courtesy: Rafael Nadal/Instagram

Grigor Dimitrov and Nicole Scherzinger

Dimitrov and fellow tennis star girlfriend Maria Sharapova had broken up last July, but the Bulgarian tennis star is now seeing former Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger, who had just been in an on-and-off relationship with three-time Formula One (F1) world champion Lewis Hamilton.

A source revealed to The Sun that the pair is indeed dating adding that the new couple has “been careful not to be pictured together because they don’t want the pressure of the relationship being in the public eye.”

However, Scherzinger confirmed her blossoming romance with Dimitrov when she was seen blowing him a kiss from the stands during one of his matches at the 2016 Brisbane International. She was also seen cheering for him at the Australian Open.
Grigor DimitrovPhoto courtesy: Grigor Dimitrov/Instagram

Nick Kyrgios and Ajla Tomljanovic

These two tennis stars are smitten with each other. Rumors of romance sparked when they were spotted at the Queensland Tennis Awards together. They also exchanged messages on Twitter. Just a few days ago, Kyrgios and Tomljanovic were seen kissing and getting all sweet with each other at the Melbourne grounds of the Australian Open.
Nick KyrgiosPhoto courtesy: Instagram/Nick Kyrgios

Bastian Schweinsteiger and Ana Ivanovic

Bayern Munich star Bastian Schweinsteiger and Serbian tennis star Ana Ivanovic have been seeing each other since early 2015. The German footballer has occasionally been a spectator in Ivanovic’s box during some of her matches. She has also been seen going to some of Schweinsteiger’s events.
Ana IvanovicPhoto courtesy: Ana Ivanovic/Instagram

Stan Wawrinka and Donna Vekic

Two-time grand slam champion Stan Wawrinka got divorced from his estranged wife Ilham last April. He is now in a relationship with up and coming Croatian tennis star Donna Vekic, who had been spotted cheering on the Swiss tennis player. She has also often tweeted about Wawrinka.

Last year, Vekic was embroiled in a middle of a row between Wawrinka and Kyrgios after the Australian’s atrocious comments.
Donna VekicPhoto courtesy: Donna Vekic/Instagram

Serena Williams and Reddit Co-founder Alexis Ohanian

The top-ranked female tennis player, Serena Williams, winner of 21 grand slams, reportedly dumped rumored boyfriend Drake. Reports say that Serena is dating Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian.

Serena, who was stunned by Angelique Kerber in the 2016 Australian Open finals, neither confirmed nor denied the report yet.
Serena WilliamsPhoto courtesy: Serena Williams/Instagram

Daria Gavrilova and Luke Saville

Daria Gavrilova is reportedly in a relationship with Australian and fellow professional tennis player Luke Saville. Gavrilova, also known as Dasha, is Australian number two while Saville Australian number 10.
Daria GavrilovaPhoto courtesy: Daria Gavrilova/Instagram

Petra Kvitova and Radek Meidl

Two-time Wimbledon champion announced her engagement to hockey player boyfriend Radek Meidl in December 2015. No date has yet been set for their wedding.


Photo courtesy: Petra Kvitova/Twitter

Eugenie Bouchard and Jordan Caron

Last July, Eugenie Bouchard was spotted holding hands with hockey player Jordan Caron while out and about in Montreal. Caron is three years her senior and a member of St. Louis Blues.
Eugenie BouchardPhoto courtesy: Eugenie Bouchard/Instagram

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