It appears one of hockey’s greatest players in Alexander Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals, is set to marry one of the world’s hottest tennis players in Russia’s Maria Kirilenko.
According to Ovechkin, he confirmed the engagement on his twitter account.
Everybody knows about Ovechkin, but what do we know about Kirilenko? Well, she is 25 years old from Moscow and won the Olympic Bronze medal with Nadia Petrova in women’s doubles at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Petrova and Kirilenko defeated Lisa Raymond and Liezel Huber of the United States 4-6, 6-4, 6-1.
Kirilenko is also seeded 14th in the world in singles, and has qualified for the quarterfinals at the 2010 Australian Open and 2012 Wimbledon. She has also reached the final in doubles at the 2011 Australian Open and 2012 French Open.
Kirilenko has also done some successful modeling, as she was in the 2009 Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition and has done modelling with Adidas and famous fashion designer Stella McCartney.