Tennis champion Garbiñe Muguruza engaged to a fan who asked for selfies during the 2021 US Open

Tennis champion Garbiñe Muguruza engaged to a fan who asked for selfies during the 2021 US Open

Garbiñe Muguruza, who received the 2016 French Open and the 2017 Wimbledon Championships, will marry a person she met throughout a random encounter across the 2021 US Open.

Muguruza introduced on Instagram and within the Spanish media that she would marry mannequin Arthur Borges. He posted a photograph with Borges on his social media account with the title straight from the Tom Cruise film “Jerry Maguire.”

Garbiñe Muguruza scores a aim in the course of the ladies’s singles first spherical match in opposition to Elise Mertens of Belgium on the Australian Open tennis match, in Melbourne, Australia, January 17, 2023. (Guo Lei/Xinhua through Getty Photographs)

“I’ve favored you from the beginning.'”

The tennis star and mannequin have one of many extra attention-grabbing backstories of any relationship. He presents to Hola! Spanish about how they met. He stated that Borges was a fan and requested for a photograph on the road.


Arthur Borges and Garbine Muguruza at the Vanity Fair party

Arthur Borges and Garbiñe Muguruza attend the Vainness Honest Character Of The Yr Gala, the place Spanish singer Raphael is honored at The Royal Theater on November 30, 2021 in Madrid. (Aldara Zarraoa/Getty Photographs)

“My lodge is near Central Park and I used to be bored so I assumed I ought to take a stroll,” he informed the outlet in Spanish. “I went out and met him on the road. Instantly, he rotated and stated ‘Good luck on the US Open.’ I assumed, ‘Wow, he is so good-looking.'”

Muguruza stated that Borges being outdoors the world of tennis was a inexperienced flag for her.

The 2 acquired engaged in Marbella and Muguruza stated it got here as a shock to her.

“It feels bizarre,” he stated. “I used to be occupied with one thing else after which when he proposed I began crying. I did not know learn how to react. I stated sure by way of the tears, it was so romantic.”

Arthur Borges and Garbine Muguruza

Garbiñe Muguruza poses along with her boyfriend Arthur Borges after defeating Estonian Anett Kontaveit in the course of the Ladies’s Singles Closing on Day 8 of the Akron 2021 WTA Closing Guadalajara on the Centro Panamericano de Tennis on November 17, 2021 in Guadalajara, Mexico. (Matthew Stockman/Getty Photographs,)

Muguruza is 449-238 in singles for her profession. He was ranked highest No. 1 on the earth in 2017 however returned to No. 132 in April. He misplaced within the first spherical of the Australian Open in January and didn’t qualify for the French Open.


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