Nick Kyrgios Congratulates Gael Monfils and Elina Svitolina a Happy Married Life

Published 07/17/2021, 1:27 AM EDT
LONDON, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 12: Tennis players Gael Monfils and girlfriend Elina Svitolina look on from the crowd during the singles match between Roger Federer of Switzerland and Matteo Berrettini of Italy during Day Three of the Nitto ATP Finals at The O2 Arena on November 12, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)


Gael Monfils and Elina Svitolina had been dating for quite a while now. Surprisingly, the two decided to take a break earlier this year. However, as fate may have it, the duo has finally tied the knot and begun their marital life.

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A purple wedding with fictional superheroes Black Panther and Supergirl as the theme was something unique, warm, and delightful. Consequently, the entire tennis society queued in on social media to wish the newlyweds.

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Most recently, the 26-year-old Aussie maverick Nick Kyrgios also joined the list of well-wishers.

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Nick Kyrgios congratulates Gael Monfils and Elina Svitolina on their wedding

Inarguably, Monfils and Svitolina make one of the few most adorning tennis power couples. The duo also has an Instagram together under the username the ‘G.E.M.S life‘ (Gael – Elina – Monfils – Svitolina). But now, they have taken the sacred step to solidify their affection for one another.

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)

Moreover, on hearing the good news, Kyrgios took to Instagram to congratulate them. On his Instagram story, he shared a picture of hugging Monfils during their 2016 Tokyo battle and wrote, “Congrats, my friend!”

Despite it being five years ago, the Monfils-Kyrgios Tokyo battle probably remains the most entertaining match of the Open Era. In that semifinal match, they both put their unconventional and jaw-dropping tennis on full display.

Given the absence from the ATP tour, Monfils and Kyrgios would hope to do well in the US Summer Swing. On the other side, the Ukrainian World No.6 would also want to change her Grand Slam curse this year in New York.

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When will Monfils, Svitolina, and Kyrgios play next?

Altogether, the trio might bump into each other at the Rogers Cup, starting in the second week of August. It would be interesting to see the new couple playing doubles there for the first time as husband and wife.

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LONDON, ENGLAND – July 11: Elina Svitolina of the 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)

Besides them, the Aussie star will mark his return at the Atlanta Open from July 26, 2021. Kyrgios has confirmed his participation in the doubles category, too, alongside American Jack Sock.

Above all, Gael and Elina will write a new chapter in their career from here on. Hopefully, it brings them as much success as they bring joy to the tennis fans. Congratulations, Mr. and Mrs. Monfils!

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Purav Joshi is a Tennis author at EssentiallySports. Having a degree in Films, Television and Media Production, he guided his passion for writing and journalism into the sport of aces and rallies. With over 2 years of experience as a copywriter, Purav has authored over 500 tennis articles.

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