Battle of tennis' girlfriends!

2013-11-07 07:23
Cape Town - Meet the women behind the greatest rivalries in men's tennis!

Everyone knows tennis' 'Big 4': Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal, Andy Murray and Roger Federer.

Between them, they have dominated the men's game in recent times, amassing 37 Grand Slam titles.

In fact, the last time one of these four didn't win a Grand Slam tournament was in 2009, when Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro won the US Open.

But not everyone knows the women spotted cheering on their men.

Well, here they are!

Jelena Ristic is the woman behind Serbian player Novak Djokovic, current holder of the Australian Open and six-time Grand Slam winner, currently ranked second in the ATP rankings. (Getty Images)

Xisca Perello is the woman behind Spain's Rafael Nadal, current holder of the French Open and the US Open, 13-time Grand Slam winner and winner of the French Open a record eight times, currently ranked No 1 in the ATP rankings. (Getty Images)

Kim Sears is the woman behind Britain's Andy Murray, reigning Wimbledon champion and the Olympic singles gold medal winner from London in 2012 - and currently ranked fourth in the ATP rankings. (Getty Images)

Mirka Vavrinec is the woman behind Roger Federer, who holds the record for the most Grand Slam wins in the history of Men's tennis, with a total of 17. He is currently seventh in the ATP rankings. (Getty Images)


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