Aryna Sabalenka wins emotional Miami Open match after ex-boyfriend Konstantin Koltsov’s death

Aryna Sabalenka shared an emotional embrace with friend Paula Badosa on Friday after their Miami Open match following the tragic death of the Belarusian tennis star’s ex-boyfriend, Konstantin Koltsov, earlier this week. The 25-year-old Sabalenka hugged Spain’s Badosa at the end of their round of 64 match, which Sabalenka won in straight sets (6-4, 6-3). … Read more

Aryna Sabalenka was no longer dating ex-NHLer Konstantin Koltsov at time of ‘unthinkable’ suicide

Aryna Sabalenka broke her silence on Wednesday after ex-boyfriend Konstantin Koltsov’s death at the age of 42 earlier this week. “Konstantin’s death is an unthinkable tragedy, and while we were no longer together, my heart is broken,” Sabalenka posted to her Instagram story in both English and Belarusian. “Please respect my privacy and his family’s … Read more

Simona Halep, Caroline Wozniacki trade barbs over doping scandal at Miami Open: ‘Why did she say that?’

Simona Halep went from suspended for doping to competing in one of tennis’ glamour tournaments in the span of just two weeks. Caroline Wozniacki is calling “fault.” The volleying of passive-aggressive shots between the former world No. 1s and two of the biggest names in tennis turned heads Tuesday at the Miami Open, where Halep … Read more

Sidney Crosby, Penguins mourn death of former NHL player Konstantin Koltsov

The Pittsburgh Penguins are mourning the loss of their former player, Konstantin Koltsov, who died at the age of 42. “The Penguins extend their deepest condolences to the family and friends of former Penguins forward, Konstantin Koltsov,” the team said in a statement Tuesday morning. Koltsov, who was dating tennis star Aryna Sabalenka, a fellow … Read more

Aryna Sabalenka will still play in Miami Open after boyfriend Konstantin Koltsov’s apparent suicide

Aryna Sabalenka will still play in the Miami Open after her boyfriend, former NHL player Konstantin Koltsov, died on Monday in an apparent suicide. According to multiple accounts, The Tennis Channel noted on Tuesday’s broadcast of the tournament that Sabalenka will remain in the draw. However, the 25-year-old will not make herself available for media … Read more

Ex-NHLer Konstantin Koltsov, who was dating tennis star Aryna Sabalenka, jumped from posh hotel balcony in ‘apparent suicide’: cops

Former NHL player Konstantin Koltsov died of an “apparent suicide,” according to the Miami-Dade Police Department. Koltsov, the ex-Penguins forward who was dating tennis star Aryna Sabalenka, died at the age of 42. “According to investigators on Monday, March 18, 2024, at approximately 12:39 a.m., Bal Harbour Police and Fire Rescue were dispatched to the … Read more

Aryna Sabalenka inundated with heartfelt messages from tennis world after boyfriend Konstantin Koltsov’s sudden death

Members of the tennis community have offered their condolences to Belarus’ Aryna Sabalenka, whose boyfriend, former NHL player Konstantin Koltsov, died at the age of 42. The death of Koltsov — who was a member of the Belraus national team and spent time with the Pittsburgh Penguins from 2002-06 — was confirmed Tuesday by the … Read more

Roger Federer ‘really relieved’ to have retired from tennis after prolific career

Roger Federer doesn’t have the “itch” that afflicts many retired star athletes. In an interview with GQ, the 20-time major champion said he is actually “relieved” to be done with his tennis career and has no urge to go back to playing competitively following his retirement in 2022. “I’m really relieved, if that makes any … Read more

Novak Djokovic ripped for ‘disgraceful’ act after meltdown during shocking loss to world No. 123

Novak Djokovic just couldn’t keep his emotions in check after suffering a complete meltdown during his round of 32 loss to Luca Nardi at Indian Wells. The world number one was knocked out of the event, dubbed tennis’ fifth major, by the world No. 123 in scenes that stunned fans. The 36-year-old however stole the … Read more