The name Stefanos Tsitsipas isn’t unfamiliar to tennis fans across the world—at 24-years-of age, he’s stormed into the top ATP rankings with an edge to prove he could be the next Roger Federer or Rafael Nadal.
And naturally, with that kind of fame comes intrigue about his life away from the court, specifically, the relationship he shares with his girlfriend, fellow tennis star Paula Bedosa.
Yes, the Greek athlete and World No. 5 has been in a relationship for more than three years—and unlike other celebrities who keep their private life completely under wraps, Tsitsipas has been quite vocal about his girlfriend.
Here, we look at everything you need to know about the pair’s relationship—from how they met to Bedosa’s impressive career to date.
Who is Stefanos Tsitsipas’ girlfriend?
Stefanos Tsitsipas currently dates fellow tennis star, Paula Bedosa. She was born in New York, however moved to Spain, where both her parents are from, as a child.
According to Forbes, these days Bedosa lives in Dubai, however she travels regularly for her career.
Bedosa, now 25, had an impressive start in the tennis world as a junior player, ranking as high as World No. 8 and even winning the 2015 French Open Girls’ Singles competition.
From there, she went on to be ranked World No. 2 in 2022, with her biggest win to date being the Indian Wells Open.
How did Stefanos Tsitsipas and Paula Bedola meet?
Exact details of how these two players met are unclear, however it seems likely that they crossed paths through their careers.
The couple only went public with their relationship in April 2023, after fans spotted Bedosa (strategicall disguised in a baseball cap and sunglasses) in the stands as Tsitsipas played at the French Open.
Shortly after, fans flexed their detective skills, noticing that both players had changed their Spotify profile pictures to never-before-seen selfies of them together. The rest, as they say, is history.
Have Stefanos Tsitsipas and Paula Bedosa ever played tennis together?
Tsitsipas and Bedosa are not just romantic partners, but tennis partners as well. The couple are set to play as mixed doubles partners at the 2023 Wimbledon tournament.
Their bond will be put to the test with what is set to be a difficult first match against the top mixed doubles seeds, Austin Krajicek and Jessica Pegula.