Dating tennis world
The quality of play on the Tennis Europe Junior Tour is such that a myriad of former world No.1s, including Graf, Seles, Sanchez-Vicario, Mauresmo, Becker, Edberg, Lendl, Safin, Moya and Wilander all displayed their talents to an international audience for the first time on the European circuit, proving that the tour really does provide an opportunity to see the stars of tomorrow today.
Twenty years after Chris Evert announced her engagement to skier Andy Mill, we take a look at some other times women tennis stars tried romances with men from other sports.
Other players such as Lleyton Hewitt, Andy Roddick, Juan Martín Del Potro and Sania Mirza also got a first taste of European competition on the tour.
16/14 & Under Tour events are played at three levels, ranging from the elite Category 1 events, which attract the strongest draws, to the more numerous and accessible Category 2 and 3 events.
Boys and girls events in both singles and doubles events are held at all tournaments, with some offering additional consolation tournaments for early losers.
Player parties, cultural exchanges and tourist trips during events encourage all players to focus on more than just their results.
“She became very dominating and controlling and it became very apparent she was treating my brother badly,” she claimed. “We all agreed that she did not like the fact that Greg had a higher profile and that she was now taking a back seat.” Ouch.
Keys instead had a pretty good 2017 season, still influenced by ups and downs, peaking at Flushing Meadows where she reached the final losing to her fellow compatriot Sloane Stephens.
However, she has been dealing with a wrist injury since October and couldn't play the Fed Cup final won by her country United States against Belarus in Minsk.
In 2017, the Dane announced her engagement to former NBA champion David Lee.
6ft 9ins Lee, who was drafted by New York Knicks in 2005, moved to the Golden State Warriors and played alongside Stephen Curry to claim an NBA title in 2014-15.
All three flagship events have an illustrious history, dating back to the founding of Tennis Europe in the mid-1970's.