The growing romance on the tennis court between the Ukrainian tennis star Elena Svitolina and French tennis player Gail Monfils, is proving that true love can happen anywhere and anytime. The love affair between Svitolina and Monfils on the tennis court is proving to be beneficial for both as the duo made rapid strides at the US Open, inspiring each other.Gonfils reached till the quarter final stage where he lost to Matteo Barrettini of Italy 3-6, 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 7-6. While Svitolina will face Serena Williams in the semi-final of the last grand slam tournament of the year. Svitolina made the semi-finals of the Wimbledon Grand Slam in July and now she became the first player from Ukraine to reach the final four of the US Open with a 6-4, 6-4 win over Britain’s Johanna Konta on Tuesday.
The couple, who made their relationship public at the Australian Open this year, have close to 100,000 followers on their joint account on Instagram. Svitolina credits Monfils for improving her game and will now try to do better than her countrymen Andrei Medvedev, who lost to Andre Agassi in a five-set match in the men’s 1999 French Open or Rolland Garros final.