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Johanna Konta is MARRIED! Tennis player ties the knot with film producer Jackson Wade

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Johanna Konta married her long-term boyfriend Jackson Wade at a London ceremony two weeks ago, seven months after announcing their engagement.

The professional tennis player, 30, looked ethereal in a white Max Mara wedding dress and cardigan while clutching a matching bunch of roses outside a church.

She styled her brunette tresses in an understated slicked back style and wore a light dusting of make-up as she flashed a broad smile for the camera while posing with her new husband. 

Her film producer and photographer husband cut a dapper figure in a blue suit and a black bow-tie as he put on a warm display with the British number one.

Stunning: Johanna Konta married her long-term boyfriend Jackson Wade at a London ceremony two weeks ago, seven months after announcing their engagement

Stunning: Johanna Konta married her long-term boyfriend Jackson Wade at a London ceremony two weeks ago, seven months after announcing their engagement

Taking to Instagram to share the adorable snaps, Johanna wrote in her caption: ‘Two weeks of being a Mrs.’

The Ellesse spokesperson revealed she was to marry her long-term boyfriend Jackson – and showed off the huge sparkler that sealed the deal – in May.

Sharing two photos to her social media accounts, Johanna, who announced her retirement from professional tennis earlier this month, confirmed the news that the couple are to wed, saying: ‘Several weeks ago, I woke up 30 and engaged’.

Their friends and fans were quick to give their congratulations to the happy couple, including British tennis player Harriet Dart, who commented: ‘So beaut.’

Stage actor Jack Fox, who is the brother of Laurence Fox, simply penned: ‘Heroes.’ 

While former tennis player Dominika Cibulkova, who retired in 2019 after winning eight Women’s Tennis Association Tour singles titles, wrote a series of emojis, including a heart and prayer hands.

Gorgeous: The professional tennis player, 30, looked ethereal in a white Max Mara wedding dress and cardigan while clutching a matching bunch of roses outside a church

Gorgeous: The professional tennis player, 30, looked ethereal in a white Max Mara wedding dress and cardigan while clutching a matching bunch of roses outside a church

Happy: Taking to Instagram to share the adorable snaps, Johanna wrote in her caption: 'Two weeks of being a Mrs'

Happy: Taking to Instagram to share the adorable snaps, Johanna wrote in her caption: ‘Two weeks of being a Mrs’

Tennis player Timea Babos, who became the first Hungarian player to reach the top of the WTA rankings in singles or doubles, also commented a love heart emoji underneath the sweet snaps.

Johanna has been dating Jackson, who owns his own media business, for several years and the pair share a home together in London. 

Johanna revealed the proposal, on her 30th birthday on May 17, had been a ‘semi-surprise’. A second photo posted offered fans a closer look at the vintage-looking diamond ring.

Eagle-eyed fans had already spotted the sparkler as she arrived in May to play at the French Open, where she was knocked out in the first round.  

The Sydney-born-star told the Independent that she was half expecting the romantic gesture from Jackson.

Well wishers: Their friends and fans were quick to give their congratulations to the happy couple, including British tennis player Harriet Dart, who commented: 'So beaut'

Well wishers: Their friends and fans were quick to give their congratulations to the happy couple, including British tennis player Harriet Dart, who commented: ‘So beaut’

Dazzling: The Ellesse spokesperson revealed she was to marry her long-term boyfriend Jackson - and showed off the huge sparkler that sealed the deal - in May

Dazzling: The Ellesse spokesperson revealed she was to marry her long-term boyfriend Jackson – and showed off the huge sparkler that sealed the deal – in May 

Sparkling: She shared a second photo of the oval-shaped platinum diamond ring in close-up

Sparkling: She shared a second photo of the oval-shaped platinum diamond ring in close-up

She said: ‘It was a semi-surprise. I wouldn’t say I was completely shocked. 

‘I kind of expected it once the present came into my hand, I was like, “OK, I think this could be a ring”‘. 

She added: ‘It was all done with lots of love and it’s something that I’ll always think back on. It was really lovely.’

The couple share a home in London with their two dachshunds, Bono – named after the U2 frontman, and Gizmo. 

Their wedding comes soon after Johanna announced her retirement from professional tennis at the age of 30.

In a statement on Twitter titled ‘Grateful’, the 2017 Wimbledon semi-finalist described how she managed to ‘live her dreams’ and counted herself to be ‘incredibly fortunate’ despite a frustrating 2021 overshadowed by problems caused by Covid. 

Johanna revealed in August that she was unsure if she should take the Covid-19 vaccine, after turning down the jab before testing positive during a period of self-isolation – adding that Covid had affected her physically and mentally.

She missed Wimbledon and the Olympics due to problems with Covid support bubbles and contracting the virus herself.

‘It was a combination of feeling quite ill so I was sleeping or just existing for a few days,’ she said.

‘There was also a period there where I had to work through my own feelings of injustice at all of it, like: “Why now?” sort of feeling. I needed a bit of space and a bit of licking my wounds.’

Loved up: Johanna has been dating Jackson, who owns his own media business, for several years and the pair share a home together in London

Loved up: Johanna has been dating Jackson, who owns his own media business, for several years and the pair share a home together in London 

When asked if she regretted not taking the vaccine, she said: ‘I don’t know, I’m not too sure.’

Australian-born Johanna, who switched allegiance from Australia to Great Britain in 2012, also detailed recently how she has had ‘heart palpitations’ and feels ‘lightheaded’ during matches.

‘I have heart palpitations sometimes. Basically, my heartbeat quickens for no reason. I feel a little dizzy.

‘The first time this happened was in Birmingham in 2017; the second time was in Beijing in 2018. The third time was three months ago when I was doing my training block on clay at my home in London.

‘So I wouldn’t say that there is a massive common denominator. There have been stressful situations and stress-free situations.’

Stepping back: Their wedding comes soon after Johanna (pictured during the 2019 French Open) announced her retirement from professional tennis at the age of 30

Stepping back: Their wedding comes soon after Johanna (pictured during the 2019 French Open) announced her retirement from professional tennis at the age of 30

In announcing news of her retirement, Johanna penned an emotional statement on social media, saying: ‘Grateful. This is the word that I’ve probably used the most during my career, and is the word that I feel explains it best at the end.

‘My playing career has come to an end, and I am so incredibly grateful for the career that it turned out to be.

‘All the evidence pointed towards me not ‘making’ it in this profession. However my luck materialised in the people that came into my life and impacted my existence in ways that transcended tennis.

‘I am so incredibly grateful for these people. You know who you are.

Tennis: In a social media statement, the 2017 Wimbledon semi-finalist (pictured in June after winning the Viking Open) described how she managed to 'live her dreams' and counted herself to be 'incredibly fortunate'

Tennis: In a social media statement, the 2017 Wimbledon semi-finalist (pictured in June after winning the Viking Open) described how she managed to ‘live her dreams’ and counted herself to be ‘incredibly fortunate’

‘Through my own resilience and through the guidance of others, I got to live my dreams. I got to become what I wanted and said as a child.

‘How incredible fortunate I count myself to be. How grateful I am.’

Johanna reached the last four at Wimbledon, the Australian Open and the French Open while also reaching the quarters at the US Open.

Her biggest title came at the Miami Open in 2017, while she also reached the quarter-finals at the 2016 Rio Olympics – she finished her career with four career titles, the last of which came at the Nottingham Open in June.

She last played at the Western & Southern Open in August, where she lost in the first round – her ranking has since dropped to 113. 

Success: Johanna (pictured at Wimbledon 2019) reached the last four at Wimbledon, the Australian Open and the French Open while also reaching the quarters at the US Open

Success: Johanna (pictured at Wimbledon 2019) reached the last four at Wimbledon, the Australian Open and the French Open while also reaching the quarters at the US Open

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