Love match: Maria Sharapova gets engaged

Friday October 22, 2010

It seems tennis star Maria Sharapova has found a winning match.

LA Lakers player Sasha Vujacic has announced that he is engaged to the 23-year-old.

The 26-year-old Slovenian basketball star revealed on Thursday night: "We are engaged and are both really happy."

Sasha proposed on the one-year anniversary of their first meeting at a friend's barbeque.

"It was old school. I had to do it like a gentleman," he said of the proposal.

The agent for three-time Grand Slam champion Maria confirmed the news in an e-mail.

A wedding date has not yet been set.

Photo: © Rex

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