The fatherhood trend continues on the ATP Tour. The Croat Marin Cilic and the Italian Andreas Seppi, along with their respective wifes Kristina and Michela. They announced the news on Monday. Cilic, just a few hours after losing to Albert Ramos in the Shanghai Masters opening round, wrote: "New ride.
Excited to share with you all that #teamCilic will be growing. New member joining us in 2020." Cilic got married in 2018 April and will now become a father next year. That was very good news in a horrible season for the 2014 US Open winner who is world No.
25 this week. He had one of his best runs in the season earlier this year at the US Open losing to Rafael Nadal in a fourth-round match. Cilic loves New York as he conquered the title there five years ago: "It's definitely the place where I have the best memories from.
Just enjoy my time around here. Still, it's down to do the stuff that I need to on the court, put my head down, just work on my game, look to get better day by day", he said. Seppi's wife instead wrote: "Blessed beyond measure...
Mom to be." They got married on September 2017. We will see if fatherhood will both Seppi and Cilic enjoy great seasons in the next years. They join Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Fabio Fognini, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Gilles Simon and others on the list.