Who is Monfils’ girlfriend? Well, her girlfriend is no more just a girlfriend, and this is because they have upgraded their relationship status. Now his girlfriend is his forever. Yes, they are officially married! Before diving into their relationship, let’s first know more about them. Like, who they are, what they do for their living, their achievements, popularity, past relationships, net worth, and many more.
Gaël Sébastien Monfils or simply Gaël Monfils is a French professional tennis player. He was born on 1 September 1986. He was raised in Paris. His father is Rufin Monfils. He was from Guadeloupe, a former pro football player. Where his mother Sylvette Cartesse is from Martinique. She is a nurse. On 7 November 2016, he reached a career-high ATP (Association of Tennis Professionals) world No. 6 singles ranking. His extraordinary talents have helped him to achieve great success in very little time. His professional way of approach is what everyone loves.
Gaël Monfils’ mentionable achievements include the following. He reached two Grand Slam singles semifinals at the 2008 French Open and 2016 US Open. Also, he reached three ATP Tour Masters 1000 singles finals. This includes two at the Paris Masters, particularly in 2009 and 2010. And the other at Monte Carlo Masters in 2016. Moreover, in 2005, he was named the ATP Newcomer of the Year. To add more stars to his list of achievements, he has won ten ATP World Tour singles titles. Also, twenty-one times, Monfils has been runner-up in ATP Tour tournaments. If we take the average then, he reached at least one ATP World Tour singles final every year since 2005. He had also won a bronze medal in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Now let us know about Monfils’ girlfriend and their relationship.
Who is Monfils’ girlfriend turned wife?
Monfils’ girlfriend oris better half is a Ukrainian professional tennis player, Elina Mykhailivna Svitolina. On 11th September 2017, she first reached her career-high ranking of world No. 3. And on 4 May 2015, she reached career-high doubles ranking of world No. 108. Elina Svitolina has won 16 WTA (Women’s Tennis Association) singles titles. This also includes the 2018 WTA Finals plus three of five Premier 5-level tournaments in 2017, the “Dubai Tennis Championships,” the Italian Open,” and the “Canadian Open.
She reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal at the 2015 French Open. Unfortunately, there she was defeated by former champion Ana Ivanovic. In the February of 2017, she became the very first Ukrainian woman to break into the top-10 rankings. She did this by winning the title in Dubai. Elina Svitolina reached her first-ever Grand Slam semifinals at the 2019 Wimbledon Championships and the 2019 US Open. In 2014 and 2015, she has won two titles in the doubles, both at the Istanbul Cup.
This Ukrainian champion was born on 12th September 1994 in Odesa. Her parents are Mikhaylo Svitolin, a former wrestler. And Olena Svitolina, a former competitive rower. She also has an older brother named Yulian. It can be said that she got pulled towards this sport only to catch the attention of his father. This was because she saw that her brother was catching enough attention by playing tennis.
A dip into their relationship
This Tennis’ power couple who has a joint Instagram account called “g.e.m.s.life” had started dating back in2018. Elina Svitolina never leaves any chance to honor her husband, whether by giving him credits for every single thing or just anything else! She says that it is the effect of Monfils because of which she got a sense of calm to her game. She said that now she talks more with her coach and is quite comfortable sharing her feelings with him, all because of Monfils. And this had impacted her game to a large extent, obviously in a positive direction. Later she also said that she loves that how he always pushes her to be better. And so does she. She also tries to motivate her partner to be a better tennis player. She continued that this is the only secret that every couple should adapt to get better results.
But when it was asked to Monfils that does he impacts her game, he said that it’s exactly not like that. It is only her way to give credits. But she reached the top, which is only the result of her hard work. Though as a couple, they both appreciate and support each other. Finally, they both got engaged in the April of this year, 2021. And to start a new journey, they tied the knot on 16 July in Geneva. We hope for their successful conjugal life.