"I am very happy for this great victory and my decisive shot, which I am dedicating to Ana (Ivanovic)", said Paunic. "I don't like to share my private life with the public that much and I’m grateful that the media respect my privacy.I believe it is enough just to say that it is true that Ana and me are in love and that it has been wonderful for both of us.
Ivan Paunic transformed rumors into veracity, when he formally acknowledged Serbian beauty Ana Ivanovic as his new girl, after rumors began to hover around following the former’s tweets.
Paunic, a basketball player, helped his team Baloncesto Fuenlabrada to clinch a victory against Bilbao, by scoring a decisive three-pointer, which he later dedicated to Ivanovic, who was witnessed watching the game from the stands.
You had to feel for Acasuso, himself a substitute for Del Potro, as this was the second time that he had lost the decisive rubber in a Davis Cup final, having also been beaten by Russia's Marat Safin in Moscow a couple of years ago, and again he sobbed into a towel.
But this was Verdasco's moment, and when the world No 16 struck a forehand winner down the line, he collapsed on to the court, and was soon at the bottom of a red-shirted heap of bodies.
Before Sharapova, Dimitrov is widely believed to have been in a brief relationship with Serena Williams.