6 Hottest Tennis Couples

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Steffi Graf Andre Agassi Wimbledon
On the pro tennis tour, the score is love for top players.

Ana Ivanovic & Fernando Verdasco

Belgrade-born Ana, currently ranked 42nd on the WTA tour after a second-round loss at the French, dated No. 9 Fernando Verdasco briefly, first hooking up at the 2008 U.S. Open. They split a few months later, in January 2009. The pressures of a long-distance relationship plus two high-powered careers just proved fatal to their love. But while it lasted, Ana and Fernando were gorgeous together. Plus, you know, he has his own ABBA song, so that's awesome.

Nicole Vaidisova & Radek Stepanek

Fellow Czechs Nicole and Radek made quite the splash when they began dating in 2007. He had just broken off his engagement to WTA tour star Martina Hingis, and she was just 18, 11 years younger than Radek, who had a reputation as a hard-partying playboy. Tennis gossipmongers said it wouldn't last, but two years later, the couple is still together and planning to marry next month. Nicole retired from tennis in March, while Radek is currently ranked 20th in the world. 5 Celeb Couples Who Met At Work

Kim Clijsters & Lleyton Hewitt

Australian Lleyton and Belgian Kim began dating in 2000 after meeting at the Australian Open. The two comely blonds have a couple of Grand Slam victories each under their belts—Lleyton won the U.S. Open in 2001 and Wimbledon in 2002, and Kim won the U.S. Open in 2005, then emerged from retirement last year to notch a second victory. They were engaged at Christmas 2003 but broke up the following October, and are now on good terms. Kim is now married to basketball player Brian Lynch and in 2008 gave birth to a daughter, Jada. Lleyton married Aussie actress Bec Cartwright in 2005 after a whirlwind romance and they are now expecting their third child. To Be Or Not To Be(friend) An Ex

Dominika Cibulkova & Gael Monfils

Both of these seasoned pros—Slovakian Dominika and Frenchman Gael—have track records of dating at work. Before Dominika, Gael, who just washed out at Roland Garros with a grueling third-round loss to Fabio Fognini, dated his countrywoman Alizé Cornet when they were both teenagers. After breaking up with Gael shortly after the 2008 French Open, Dominika went on to date Austrian player Jurgen Melzer, who just knocked Novak Djokovic out of the French and previously dated WTA pros Anastasia Myskina and Nicole Vaidisova. See, we told you tennis was just one big high school full of pretty people shagging each other.

Photo of Andre and Steffi via Bauer-Griffin.

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