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Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Tennis stars Svitolina and Monfils bask in Olympic 'honeymoon'

Newlyweds to spend much of their time apart preparing for matches

Elina Svitolina, left, and Gael Monfils married in Switzerland earlier this month. (Photo courtesy of Gael Monfils' Instagram account)

TOKYO -- Swiss tennis stars Roger and Mirka Federer gained fame for marrying after first meeting at the 2000 Sydney Olympics. Now the tennis power couple Gael Monfils and Elina Svitolina have raised the bar by making the Tokyo Olympics their honeymoon getaway of sorts.

Svitolina and Monfils tied the knot in Geneva last Friday, and arrived in Japan for the Games three days later. The two were seen practicing together Tuesday at Tokyo's Ariake Tennis Park, which serves as an Olympic venue.

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