‘She’s Getting Big’ – Fans Turn Ecstatic After Ukrainian Tennis Star Elina Svitolina’s Posts on Motherhood

Published 12/04/2022, 6:00 AM EST

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Tennis couple Gael Monfils and Elina Svitolina welcomed their first child in October, a girl, who they named her Skai. Since the day little Skai came into their life, the couple has been having a great time and the two can’t stop themselves from sharing the amazing joy they are experiencing with their fans. Recently, the Ukrainian tennis player posted adorable pictures with Skai in her hand.

Although Monfils isn’t very active on social media, his wife, the Ukranian star, Elina Svitolina, makes up for her husband’s absence.


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Fans go gaga as Elina Svitolina treats them with an adorable mother-daughter picture

After the birth of Skai, both Monfils and Svitolina shared some adorable pictures together. While the fans were still not over those, the Ukrainian tennis star treated them with another adorable moment. In her recent Instagram post, Svitolina shared a picture of herself with Skai in her hand.


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The tennis star looked stunning in an all-white dress. In the caption, she wrote, “Mum job 24/7 .”


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Immediately after she uploaded the post, fans went absolutely gaga over the mother-daughter duo. Here are a few comments from her Instagram post.


Looks like two angels.

Speaking of the mum job, a fan wrote, “The best job ever”

Hi, pumpkin…I am seeing her little feet. She will certainly be a daddy’s girl. Would love to see Gael holding her. 

A fan even compared her to the character of Daenerys Targaryen from Game of Thrones, played by Emilia Clarke.

“Image almost like Daenerys in season 5”

Lovely, simply lovely.

Congratulations beautiful family

What a sweet lil nugget!!! She’s getting big!

Absolutely beautiful. In fact STUNNING. Gael is one lucky guy. 

A few of her fans are definitely missing her on the court. “As committed as always Elina – hope to see you back soon on the court”

Beautiful mama and baby! 

Beautiful shoot, and extremely touching.

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A few of her fans are eagerly waiting for her to share the full picture of her little one. “Now let me see her face!!
Her face, we only see the back or arms and legs.”

Elina and Monfils’ love story


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The Ukrainian tennis star met the love of her life playing her favorite sport. Both Monfils and Svitolina are tennis players and started dating in 2019.

After dating for three years, the two exchanged their wedding vows on 19th July 2021. The couple became parents on October 15, 2022. Gael has been a strong force alongside his wife in challenging times, especially during the conflict that has engulfed the home country of his wife.

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The Ukrainian was under constant stress because of the armed conflict going on between Russia and Ukraine. Despite the difficult times, the couple have given their fans something to cheer about.

What was your reaction to Svitolina’s post? Let us know in the comments.


Written by:

Gaurav Verma


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Gaurav Verma is a Tennis Author at EssentiallySports. He has post graduate diploma in management from IILM Graduate School of Management and a BBA degree from Bangalore University. He has 1-year of experience in the banking sector.
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