WTA players shine at Berlin Players’ Night, Sabalenka brings boyfriend


As the season gears up for Wimbledon, players are finding their footing on grass, including at this week’s WTA 500 tournament in Berlin, the ecotrans Ladies Open. The highlight of Monday night was the players’ party, where tennis stars glammed up, socialized, and posed for photographer Jimmie48.

Aryna Sabalenka with boyfriend Georgios Frangulis

Aryna Sabalenka is inseparable from her new boyfriend, Georgios Frangulis. The Brazilian entrepreneur regularly accompanies his girlfriend at tennis tournaments. After supporting her at Roland Garros, they enjoyed a vacation in Greece and now he’s by her side as she plays the grass-court tournament in Germany. Sabalenka, seeded second in Berlin, is set to face Daria Kasatkina in the second round.

Coco Gauff at Berlin players' party

Top seed Coco Gauff exuded summer vibes with her light, wavy, braided hair and a loose, ombre yellow and vibrant blue shirt, tied in the front.

Coco Gauff at Berlin players' party

After receiving a first-round bye, Gauff is set to face Ekaterina Alexandrova, who recently fell short of securing her third consecutive title in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, falling in the semifinals to Liudmila Samsonova.

Liudmila Samsonova in Berlin

The 2021 Berlin champion Liudmila Samsonova is all smiles, fresh off her title run on the grass of the Libema Open in ‘s-Hertogenbosch.

Jessica Pegula at the Berlin players' party

Fourth seed Jessica Pegula radiated with a glowing tan, wearing a white crop top paired with a beige button cardigan.

Maria Sakkari

A night before her first-round loss to Victoria Azarenka, seventh seed Maria Sakkari showed up at the players’ party.

Angelique Kerber at players' party in Berlin

Germany’s Angelique Kerber is back at the Berlin tournament for the first time since 2021, having received a wildcard entry.

Desirae Krawczyk

American Desirae Krawczyk rocked a white cropped top, paired with black shorts.

Nadiia Kichenok of Ukraine, Yuliia Starodubtseva of Ukraine & Lyudmyla Kichenok of Ukraine attends the Players Night ahead of the 2024 ecotrans Ladies Open WTA 500 tennis tournament

Ukrainian players Nadiia Kichenok, Yuliia Starodubtseva and Lyudmyla Kichenok attended the Players’ Night together.

The ecotrans Ladies Open marks the first WTA 500 grass-court tournament of the season. Since 2021, the German capital has been hosting this significant event in the grass-court swing. Past champions include Liudmila Samsonova (2021), Ons Jabeur (2022), and Petra Kvitova (2023).


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