Maria Sharapova seemingly confirmed she's dating Prince William's friend Alexander Gilkes with a cryptic Instagram post. Maria Sharapova is off the market! Gilkes, 39, who has remained close friends with Prince William since their time at Eton College, also shared an Instagram from their romantic getaway on the exact same field. The Russian athlete also posted a photo of Gilkes on her Instagram Stories, which has since been removed, according to The Sun. In August, Gilkes was photographed cheering on Sharapova at the U. Open in New York City.
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She met her perfect match! Maria Sharapova is engaged to businessman Alexander Gilkes after two years of dating. The couple cozied up in a black-and-white selfie and goofed off in front of the camera in a playful video. Gilkes, for his part, gushed over his soon-to-be wife in a social media upload of his own. That year, Gilkes was spotted cheering on the Russian athlete from the stands at the U. In February, the Sugarpova founder penned an emotional essay for Vanity Fair announcing her retirement. After news broke of her retirement, Gilkes praised Sharapova for her strength, courage and vulnerability through the years.
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Grigor Dimitrov was taken aback on Thursday when a reporter at the French Open asked about Maria Sharapova, even though the tennis couple split over five years ago. The Russian superstar retired from professional tennis earlier this year after her first-round defeat at the Australian Open. Do you still have contacts with Maria Sharapova? Does she keep playing tennis?
She is one of ten women, and the only Russian, to hold the career Grand Slam. She is also an Olympic medalist , having won a silver medal in women's singles at the Summer Olympics in London. Sharapova achieved a rare level of longevity in tennis, with several tennis pundits and former players calling Sharapova one of tennis' best competitors. Sharapova became the world No.