Switzerland’s second ranking tennis star and Olympic gold medallist Stanislas Wawrinka has married his long-term partner, Ilham Vuilloud.
The private civil ceremony took place on December 12, Vuilloud – herself a television presenter – told a local television programme on Monday.
“We shall celebrate our union in a church ceremony with lots of guests when our child (due in February) is able to carry our rings,” she said.
Wawrinka is 24 years old, and his new wife is 11 years older. He currently stands 21st in the ATP world tennis rankings.
Switzerland’s number one tennis star, Roger Federer, married his partner Mirka in April. She gave birth to twin girls in July.
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