Belarusian tennis player Aryna Sabalenka won the Australian Open 2023. She defeated Elena Rybakina in three sets to win the title on Saturday.
Here’s all you need to know about the 24-year-old tennis player’s boyfriend Konstantin Koltsov –
Konstantin Koltsov is a former ice hockey player from Minsk, Belarus He is 41 years old. He played professional ice hockey for close to 20 years and has competed in two Olympic Games for Belarus – in 2002 and 2010. He has also competed in the IIHF World Championships.
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Koltsov was drafted by the National Hockey League (NHL) team Pittsburgh Penguins in 1999. He played in the NHL for three years.
He later played for the Kontinental Hockey League from 2008 to 2016.
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Sabalenka and Koltsov made their relationship Instagram official in June 2021 by sharing a photo of him kissing her on the cheek.
“It’s good when there is someone who is able to understand my madness but you won’t get bored with me, right @koltsov2021?” captioned the image.
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The two have also traveled to many places together, including Rome and Italy.
In July 2022, the couple visited Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and shared pictures from their vacation on social media.
Koltsov reportedly has three sons from a previous relationship. His Instagram is private.