SAMAA Digital lists five of the most well known couples in sports
Sports stars have played a tremendous impact on society and their fans look up to the legends of the games. There are many all sports couples who have achieved widespread fame and are followed in the media.
Here are five of the most celebrated sports couples.
1. Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf
The two tennis legends started dating after the 1999 French Open and tied the knot on October 22, 2001. They have two children.
2. Shoaib Malik and Sania Mirza
Pakistani cricketer Shoaib Malik got married to Indian tennis sensation Sania Mirza on April 12, 2010. They are expecting their first child.
3. Roger Federer and Miroslava Federer
Roger Federer and Miroslava “Mirka” Federer started seeing each other while competing in the 2000 Sydney Olympics. Mirka worked as Roger’s PR manager following her retirement. They got married on April 11, 2009 and she is rarely absent from his matches. They have two sons and two daughters.
4. Bastian Schweinsteiger and Ana Ivanovic
The German footballer and the Serbian tennis star began their relationship in 2014 and got married in 2016. She gave birth to their son in March this year.
5. Nadia Comăneci and Bart Conner
Conner and Comăneci were married in a ceremony in Bucharest on April 27, 1996 that was televised live throughout Romania. They have a son named Dylan.