Most sports fans in North America seem to marvel at the WAGs of football, basketball, hockey, and baseball players, but if you thought those athletes had the hottest partners you're flat out wrong and there's no other way around it. For the most part, the WAGs of those North American athletes - with some exceptions in baseball, hockey, and basketball - are all American or Canadian. And while we aren't taking anything away from beautiful American women, there's something about European women that make them a tad more attractive than the average American woman. And who are the most beautiful European women dating? Apparently players on the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Tour.
Sure, there are quite a few North American tennis WAGs, but because tennis is one of the most global sports its WAGs represent as much. The ATP Tour quite literally travels around the world with stops in numerous countries across all continents, so it only makes sense that the players on tour link up with women from those countries. You're in France and you've just got knocked out in the first round of the French Open? Why not enjoy some quality time at the beach with your European model girlfriend. That's the reality for ATP players. In this list you'll find plenty of models, a couple WTA players, and hell, even the odd American woman.
15 Xisca Perello (Rafael Nadal)
Rafael Nadal recently took over the top spot on the ATP Tour world rankings for the first time in over three years and it was well deserved as the Spaniard won his record 10th French Open this year and has enjoyed continued success at subsequent tournaments. Aside from an upset loss to Canadian Denis Shapovalov, Nadal has been untouchable in 2017, and he has a beautiful girlfriend with whom to share his success.
Nadal has been dating Xisca Perello for a number of years now, but despite his celebrity status the couple has been able to maintain a relatively low profile. Little is known of Xisca as she doesn't have any social media accounts and instead focuses on her numerous charitable endeavors, but she does support Nadal quite heavily as she's often photographed at his matches.
14 Abby Dixon (Sam Querry)
See, we told you there would be a few American women on this list, and for that you can thank the few American players who are ranked within the top 30 on the ATP Tour. This isn't exactly the golden age of American tennis, but its most prominent players are at least having great success in the dating world. Sam Querry, the man who knocked Andy Murray out of this year's Wimbledon and reached the semi-finals of the tournament, is dating fashion model Abby Dixon, who, apart from modelling, is a proud "traveling tennis gf," according to her Instagram account.
Querry participated on the reality TV show Millionaire Matchmaker in 2015 but, as anybody with half a brain could have predicted, he didn't find love there. Fortunately for him, he met Dixon shortly after.
13 Madison McKinley (John Isner)
John Isner is a 32 year old American who continues to defy the traditional rules of tennis in that he gets older as he ages. He didn't crack the ATP top 40 until he was 25 years old and reached the top 10 when he was 28 years old. He has 12 ATP singles titles, including the Atlanta Open, which he has won three times and been runner up at on three other occasions. Perhaps not coincidentally, he graduated from the University of Georgia.
The 6-foot-10 talent recently proposed to his longtime girlfriend, Madison McKinley, who is an actress best known for appearances in The Wolf of Wall Street, Orange is the New Black, and the upcoming film Molly's Game. She's also set to play The Mother of Dragons in a Game of Thrones spoof, which will likely be terrible.
12 Julia Rohden (Juan Martin del Potro)
Argentinian men seem to get all the women and Juan Martin del Potro is no exception. The 28 year old is already well ahead of his best playing days - he won the 2009 U.S Open and is now ranked No. 31 in the world - but none of that really matters when you're dating a bikini model as hot as Julia Rohden. The blonde-haired, blue-eyed bombshell grew up in the small town of Misiones, Argentina and began modelling as a teenager. In recent years, she has been on the cover of popular European magazines.
Rohden and del Potro were introduced to each other through a mutual friend and have apparently been dating since 2013. They don't have many photos together as they prefer to keep their relationship private, but Rohden is on Instagram and certainly doesn't feel the need to keep her beautiful body private.
11 Nicole Scherzinger (Grigor Dimitrov)
And now to perhaps the only woman on this you may have heard of. "Don't Cha" wish your girlfriend was hot like Nicole Scherzinger? That's right, the former lead singer of The Pussy Cat Dolls and X-Factor judge is dating Bulgarian-born Grigor Dimitrov, who reached the semi-finals of Wimbledon in 2014 and is currently ranked No. 11.
Dimitrov is only 26 years old, while his beautiful girlfriend Scherzinger is 37 years old. Despite the fact she is the oldest woman on this list, she is still incredibly hot and carries the most name recognition. The couple have dated for two years and, despite reports in May that they were "on the rocks," they were spotted on a beach lathering each other up in July. And trust us, nobody can rock a bikini quite like Scherzinger.
10 Danielle Knudson (Milos Raonic)
It has been a disappointing 2017 season for Canadian Milos Raonic. The 6-foot-5 hard-serving right-hander has eight career titles and rose to world No. 3 in November of 2016 after reaching the semi-final of the Australian Open and the final of Wimbledon that year. However, he's now ranked No. 10 after a string of poor results in 2017, including a disappointing second round exit at the Rogers Cup in his hometown of Toronto.
Yet, chances are Raonic isn't going to be hanging his head for too long as he has model Danielle Knudson to cheer him up. The Alberta native is a fit blonde babe with legs that rival Stacy Keibler. Not surprisingly, she has over 320,000 followers on Instagram, where she doesn't mind posting "Not So PG" photos, including ones of her in lingerie sprawling over a NYPD cruiser. Yeah, go check it out.
9 Jelena Ristic (Novak Djokovic)
It's not hard to believe one of this generation's greatest players has a beautiful supermodel wife, but it's surprising to learn that Novak Djokovic actually met his wife, Jelena, when they were kids. It's true, the pair were childhood sweethearts and dated for much of their adult lives before marrying in July 2014. Djokovic won five Grand Slam tournaments since their marriage, likely due to the peace of mind in knowing he was married to the blonde beauty.
Not surprisingly, the Serbian native has over 315,000 followers on Instagram, few of which are likely following her to catch a glimpse of her tennis-playing husband. She does, however, come across as a passionate supporter of her husband, often posting photos in support of him and she's often spotted at his matches. She announced she was pregnant in May 2017.
8 Ester Satorova (Tomas Berdych)
Remember how we mentioned Andy Murray's wife Kim Sears once berated Tomas Berdych with obscenities? Well, not to take anything away from Sears, who is beautiful in her own right, but the 31 year old Berdych can take comfort in knowing Sears can't even hold a candle to his own wife, Ester Satorova. The Czech Republic-born Berdych has a career record of 614-318 and reached the finals of Wimbledon in 2010. He reached No. 4 in the world in 2015 but is currently ranked No. 15.
Satorova, however, shows no signs of dropping out of this top-five list. The smoking-hot 25 year old is a world-famous model who has appeared on the covers of Cosmopolitan and Marie Claire. She has over 66,000 followers on Instagram, but is certainly deserving of much more.
7 Sloane Stephens (Jack Sock)
Jack Sock is a rising American singles star on the ATP Tour, although his biggest successes have come in doubles tennis. The 24 year old teamed with Canadian Vasek Pospisil on a whim at the last minute prior to the 2014 Wimbledon Championships and the duo reached the finals, where they beat the legendary Bryan brothers in a five-set match. The following year, Sock was his first singles title at the U.S. Clay Court Championships when he beat fellow American Sam Querry.
His girlfriend certainly knows a lot about the struggles of playing week in and week out throughout the season. For the past few years, Sock has been dating WTA player Sloane Stephens, who was once ranked No. 11 in the world but is now ranked No. 151, which some might attribute to her Diva-like personality and desire for the spotlight more than tennis greatness. Regardless, there's no mistaking the fact they're a talented couple.
6 Kim Sears (Andy Murray)
Scottish-born former world number one player Andy Murray has won over $60 million throughout his lengthy ATP Tour career and has won two of the four Grand Slams - Wimbledon (x2) and the U.S Open. He reached the final of the French Open in 2016 and has made the final of the Australian Open five times without winning the tournament. For much of his career, he has been cheered on by his wife, 29 year old Kim Sears.
Sears' father Nigel is a former head of the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) who introduced the pair to each other in 2005. They split for a brief period the following year, but later reconciled and now have one child with a second on the way. She famously cussed out Czech player Tomas Berdych during one of his matches against her husband, to which Murray later addressed: "She's going to have to... no more swearing during my matches any more, for any of you who saw that a few years ago."
5 Donna Vekic (Stan Wawrinka)
Croatia has produced some talented and beautiful female tennis players as evidenced above in Ajla Tomljanovic. Another one is Donna Vekic, a 21 year old blonde beauty who is currently ranked No. 50 on the WTA Tour. The rising star is dating another talented tennis professional in Swiss star Stan "The Man" Wawrinka. Vekic won her second WTA event in June 2017 when she topped Johanna Konta at the Nottingham Open and celebrated with Wawrinka, a three-time Grand Slam champion.
Wawrinka hasn't been able to break into the upper echelon of stars on the ATP Tour despite being somewhat competitive against players like Federer and Murray, but he's doing better than those players off the court. He's 11 years older than his stunning girlfriend and is clearly dating way out of his league. There's definitely a reason he's referred to as "The Man."
4 Noura El Shwekh (Jo-Wilifried Tsonga)
A 32 year old native of France, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga is currently ranked No. 10 in the world and has won 15 singles titles throughout his career, but has only reached one Grand Slam final, which happened in 2008 when he made the final of the Australian Open. He reached the semi-final of the French Open and Wimbledon twice respectively, but lost all four matches.
His girlfriend, Noura El Shwekh, is a Swiss-born stunner who often accompanies him to his matches. Tsonga, like many stars on the ATP Tour, prefers to keep his personal life private, but cameras have had a hard time staying away from El Shwekh. And for his part, Tsonga couldn't hold back the recent news in January that she was pregnant with the couple's first child.
3 Ajla Tomljanovic (Nick Kyrgios)
Nick Kyrgios is a talented Australian player who has a reputation of being lazy. In fact, the 22 year old has appeared demonstratively frustrated and apathetic during several matches in recent years. He has even admitted he doesn't really enjoy playing tennis. Despite his lack of desire to try on the court, he apparently tries quite hard off of it, as he landed himself Croatian beauty Ajla Tomljanovic, who competes on the International Tennis Federation Tour, which is a tier below the WTA Tour.
She has, however, had moderate success on the WTA Tour, reaching the fourth round of the French Open in 2014 and the second round of the Australian Open in 2014 and 2015. Kyrgios partied with a pair of 18 year old female tennis stars following his early exit from Wimbledon, which led Tomljanovic to delete all social media accounts amid speculation the couple split. But nothing has been confirmed.
2 Romana Exenberger (Dominic Thiem)
Dominic Thiem is a 23 year old Austrian player who has won eight singles titles on the ATP Tour and reached a career-high ranking of No. 7 in 2016. Beyond that, he has the distinction of beating each of The Big Four (Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray, and Roger Federer) at least once. Yet, his biggest accomplishment pertains to his life away from the court.
Thiem is currently dating Romana Exenberger, a model and former beauty pageant contestant who participated in the 2010 Miss Austria competition. The couple has been reportedly dating since 2015, when they met at the Awards Gala of the Austrians Sportsmen. Romana doesn't often include photos of her and Thiem on her Instagram account, but she's a travel blogger who happens to be in the same countries as Thiem during his tournaments.
1 Kristina Milkovic (Marin Cilic)
The winner of the 2014 U.S. Open, Marin Cilic is a 28 year old born in Bosnia and Herzegovina who now calls Croatia home. He made his ATP Tour debut in 2004 when he was just 15 years old and won his first title in 2008. He has since accumulated 17 tour victories and reached the 2017 Wimbledon Final, before being brushed aside by Roger Federer. He's currently a top-10 ranked player in the world, but his biggest prize is perhaps the fact he's dating Kristina Milkovic, who, unlike most of the women on this list, has a relatively normal job.
Milkovic manages recruitment for Croatia's largest bank, but despite the fact she wears office attire and not bikinis to work, she can still match up with every woman on this list.
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