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Ovechkin plays love games at French Open

In a photo not taken by Alex Ovechkin, Maria Kirilenko returns a shot against Victoria Azarenka. (Yoan Valat / AFP Getty Images)

The fiancee of Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin is playing in a French Open quarterfinal today at Roland Garros and, judging by his tweets, he’s having a grand time in Paris offering support to Maria Kirilenko.

The 12th seed, Kirilenko lost to Victoria Azarenka, the No. 3 seed, 7-6 (7-3), 6-2 and Ovechkin tweeted this photo just before the match:

But, wait. There’s more!


He’s right about this one. It is funny.




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After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.



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Cindy Boren · June 5, 2013