“Congrats Guys”: Caroline Wozniacki , Simona Halep, Felix Auger-Aliassime, and Others Extend Heartwarming Wishes to Elina Svitolina and Gael Monfils

Published 07/17/2021, 6:14 AM EDT
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – Elina Svitolina and Gaël Monfils attend the Citi Taste Of Tennis in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for AYS Sports Marketing)


Elina Svitolina and Gael Monfils tied the knot on July 16, 2021. The couple got engaged in April 2021 when Monfils proposed to Svitolina and she said yes in the first attempt only. However, they waited for three more months before finally, getting married in Geneva, Switzerland yesterday.

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Both Elina Svitolina and Gael Monfils posted pictures of their wedding ceremony on Instagram and looked quite happy. While Monfils was wearing a purple suit, Svitolina was looking beautiful in whites and was holding some purple flowers.

“Best day of my life,” wrote Svitolina in the Instagram caption.

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On the other hand, Monfils too updated a picture with the caption, “Mrs. and Mr. Monfils.”

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Tennis players congratulate Elina Svitolina and Gael Monfils on Instagram

Both the ATP and WTA congratulated Svitolina and Monfils. Even the Australian Open official Instagram handle couldn’t stop itself from commenting on the post and from extending its best wishes to the couple.

Elina Svitolina of Ukraine with her partner Gael Monfils of France warming up before her semifinal match on Centre Court during the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club at Wimbledon on July 11, 2019, in London, England. (Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images)

“That is a wedding look. Congratulations,” mentioned the ATP Tour in the comment section. On the other hand, the WTA wrote, “Congratulations both” and used a purple heart emoji.

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World No.3 Simona Halep and Caroline Wozniacki seemed extremely happy after seeing the post and showered their love. “Congrats,” wrote Halep and used the ‘heart’ emoji while Wozniacki wrote, “Yesss!!! Congrats Guys.”

Monfils friends Felix Auger-Aliassime and David Goffin also extended their heartwarming wishes on Instagram. In addition, Nick Kyrgios and Alex De Minaur were quick to react to the post as well. Apart from them, the Tennis Channel wrote, “So happy for the two of you!”

It is definitely a delightful moment for the entire tennis world. Fans are also quite cheerful and hope that Svitolina and Monfils remain together forever. It’ll be intriguing to see if they’ll be able to win a mixed doubles title after their wedding.

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Anshul Singh is a tennis author at EssentiallySports, currently pursuing Journalism Honors from Delhi University. Having significant experience with content, Anshul has authored over 500 tennis articles. He has previously worked as a writer and an editor for DU Express, penning riveting articles on sports, politics, and culture.

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