Before getting to know about Aryna Sabalenka’s boyfriend in 2021, let us know about Aryna Sabalenka. Aryna Sabalenka is one of the most popular tennis players in women’s tennis. In February 2021, she was ranked world no. 1 in tennis doubles by the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA). Currently, she has ranked world no. 2 in singles tennis by the WTA. Aryna has won two Grand Slam doubles titles, the 2019 US Open, and the 2021 Australian Open, alongside Elsie Mertens. Sabalenka has won 10 Women’s Tennis Association titles in singles, and six in doubles.
Aryna Sabalenka was born on 5th May 1998 in the capital city of Belarus, Minsk. Her father was a hockey player. She started playing tennis when her dad was driving her somewhere in the car and saw a tennis court on the way. She really liked and enjoyed the sport and that is how it started. Sabalenka decided to pursue a professional career in tennis at the age of 17. She gained popularity after leading the Belarus Fed Cup team to a runner-up finish with Aliaksandra Sasnovich. Aryna studied a sports-related program at the Belarusian State University. Thanks to her 1.82m (6ft 0 in) height Aryna has a very strong serve.
Aryna Sabalenka’s Boyfriend In 2021:
Aryna Sabalenka’s current boyfriend, as of 2021 is Konstantin Koltsov. Koltsov is a former ice hockey player from Minsk, Belarus. Konstantin represented Belarus in the Winter Olympics IIHF World Championships during his career. He last played for HC Dinamo Minsk in the Kontinental Hockey League(KHL). In an interview back in 2019, Sabalenka revealed her engagement ring. In that interview, she said her fiance is not from Belarus. But Konstantin is from Belarus, so it is a mystery to whom she was engaged at that time. Sabalenka and Koltsov were seen together in Paris after Sabalenka’s French Open 2021 exit in the third round. She is also quite active on her Instagram with over 265k followers. She has uploaded few pictures of herself and her boyfriend. The mystery of whether Aryna was engaged to Koltsov or she broke her engagement remains unsolved.
Konstantin Koltsov’s Career:
During the 1997-98 season, Koltsov started playing for Junactva Miensk. He moved to Russian Severstal Cherepovets for the next season. In the 2003-04 season, he started playing full-time for Pittsburgh Penguins. There he played 82 games and scoring nine goals and twenty assists. Konstantin became part of Salavat Yulaev Ufa, during the 2007-08 RSL season. Salavat Yulaev Ufa defeated Lokomotiv Yaroslavl and seized the RSL League Title. Konstantin played on the Belarus national team for Winter Olympics and IIHF World Championships. Koltsov was referred to as “Russian Rocket 2” because his playing style was similar to Pavel Bure, the original “Russian Rocket”. Koltsov retired from professional ice hockey on November 27, 2016. Konstantin separated from his wife Yulia in April 2020.
Aryna Sabalenka’s Career:
Sabalenka gained popularity by leading the Belarus Fed Cup team to a runner-up finish with Aliaksandra Sasnovich, in the 2017 Fed Cup. Before this tournament Sabalenka was relatively unknown. Aryna and Aliaksandra’s performance was unpredictable as both of them were ranked outside the world’s top 75. After the 2017 Fed Cup Sabalenka started having more success on the Women’s Tennis Association tour. She reached four finals in 2018 and achieved eight top 10 victories. Aryna was ranked at no. 11 in the world during 2018 and 2019. In 2019 she won three titles in China. She also won WTA Elite Trophy at the end of 2019. Aryna reached the semifinals in the singles at the Wimbledon Championships, 2021. She has won more than $8 million in prize money.
Aryna’s Previous Relations:
Sabalenk’s relation with Koltsov is not her first, she had few boyfriends before 2021. In 2019, Aryna was dating her coach Dmitry Tursunov. Dmitry Tursunov has been training her since 2018. Aryna’s Instagram posts cleared that they were more than just students and teachers. In 2019 Dmitry stopped coaching Sabalenka. In 2019, Sabalenka was dating Matvei Bozhko, according to some reports. Matvei Bozhko is a hockey player from Minsk, Belarus. Matvei was born on January 10, 1996. Aryna and Matevei stooped dating for some unknown reason.