French Tennis Star Gael Monfils and Wife Elina Svitolina Set Relationship Goals With Their Adorable Chemistry Much to the Excitement of Paris Fans

Published 06/06/2023, 1:28 PM EDT

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Gael Monfils and Elina Svitolina have been giving the tennis fandom some wholesome moments during the grueling French Open. And these heartwarming moments are providing relief through the constant adrenaline of the clay-court major. Once again, as Svitolina braces up to face Belarusian tennis star Aryna Sabalenka in the quarter-finals, Monfils makes sure to be by his wife’s side.

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After celebrating her every single victory at the French Open, Monfils is setting tennis husband goals as he preps Svitolina for a tough match against world no. 2.

Gael Monfils steps up as Elina Svitolina gets ready to face Aryna Sabalenka 

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Elina Svitolina has made an impressionable comeback which has garnered her a lot of love and support. However, on the other hand, she is facing Aryna Sabalenka. The world no. 2 player has given her peak performance on the court this year and is on her swing to win her second Grand Slam title of the year. So, Svitolina is going against a tough competitor. But this has not wavered the spirit of the Ukrainian player. Moreover, her husband Gael Monfils is right by her side as he gears up Svitolina for a challenging match.

Svitolina took the support of Monfils’ knee as she stretched herself up. Then hitting some warmup stretches, Monfils with a cast was seen guiding Svitolina before her match.

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Tennis enthusiasts have been raving about the supporting chemistry of the two throughout the French Open and the couple seems to be delivering more than enough.

However, it is not only the French player who is supporting her. The French crowd has also got her back.

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Svitolina receives an overwhelming amount of support from the French crowd

The Ukrainian player has brought out her best game after making a comeback. Additionally, she accepted the fact that the staggering amount of support from the crowd has helped her do better.

In the post-match conference after securing a place in the quarter-finals, she shared her views on the crowd. Showing love and gratitude for the loving support, she expressed her shock at the sheer amount of cheers she got. Moreover, she accepted the fact that her relationship with Monfils has played a major role in it.

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Do you think Svitolina can take down world no. 2 to eventually continue her swing to get her maiden French Open? Let us know your views in the comments below.

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Shivali Sharma is a tennis writer at EssentiallySports, who specializes in off-court topics and has a particular focus on the legendary ‘Queen of the Court’, Serena Williams. With a wealth of experience in the industry, Shivali has authored numerous articles covering varied topics concerning the 23-time Grand Slam champion, including her personal life, career, and more. In addition to her work on Serena Williams, Shivali is also a huge fan of Naomi Osaka and admires the four-time Major winner, particularly for her advocacy for mental health.
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