Elina Svitolina and Gael Monfils get engaged

Elina Svitolina and Gael Monfils announced their engagement on Saturday

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Elina Svitolina and Gael Monfils announce their engagement

Just a while after confirming that they were back together, Elina Svitolina and Gael Monfils announced that they were engaged.

The popular couple had taken a break in February, after dating for over two years. However, they revived their joint Instagram handle ‘G.E.M.S Life’ when they got back together this week, and posted videos while on a road trip.

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On Saturday though, Monfils posted a photograph on his Twitter handle to announce that the pair was engaged.

“She said YES. Madame MONFILS,” he wrote as the caption.

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The talented Frenchman, a former World No 6 currently slotted at 14, has not been in the best of form. He had reached the Dubai Open final last year, but after the pandemic-forced break, has lost six matches in a row.

World No 5 Svitolina meanwhile has been in decent nick. She recently reached the semi-final of the Miami Masters, losing to World No 1 Ashleigh Barty.

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In an earlier round, she celebrate a win by wiggling her finger at the camera, which in hindsight, may have been an early hint about what was to happen on Saturday.

Both posted on their respective Instagram handles photographs with #July2021 in the caption.

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