WATCH: “A better love story than Tsitsidosa” – Paula Badosa and Aryna Sabalenka’s sisterhood leave fans grabbing for a tissue as their heartwarming video goes viral

The two players are known to share a great friendship.


WATCH: “A better love story than Tsitsidosa” – Paula Badosa and Aryna Sabalenka’s sisterhood leave fans grabbing for a tissue as their heartwarming video goes viral

Aryna Sabalenka and Paula Badosa (Images via Imago/Screengrab X)

Belarusian tennis star Aryna Sabalenka is going through a tough time. While the World No. 2 suffered a third consecutive early exit as she lost to Anhelina Kalinina in the third round at the 2024 Miami Open, Sabalenka also suffered a personal loss a few days back. Amid these tough times, Sabalenka has Paula Badosa to help her.

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The Spanish tennis star is known to share a great bond with Sabalenka, as the latter calls Badosa her best friend. And a video going viral on social media proved why the two have such a good bond. In the clip, Badosa can be seen waiting for Sabalenka on their way out of the arena.

After Sabalenka came closer to Badosa, the Spaniard muttered something and then put her hand around her friend’s shoulders. Sabalenka also responded to the gesture as she also put a hand around Badosa’s back. The two then walked out of the arena together.

Fans gush over Aryna Sabalenka and Paula Badosa’s bond

This viral video showcasing the bond between Aryna Sabalenka and Paula Badosa quickly caught the attention of the fans, who could not hold themselves back from praising the two players. Some even went on to compare Badosa’s bond with Sabalenka to that of the Spaniard’s bond with her boyfriend Stefanos Tsitsipas.

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Aryna Sabalenka and Paula Badosa
Aryna Sabalenka and Paula Badosa (Image via IMAGO)

The interaction between these two might have seemed normal on other days, but the recent tragedy surrounding Sabalenka gave it a new meaning. Check out the wide reactions to this heartwarming moment on X:

Notably, both Badosa and Sabalenka suffered early exits at the 2024 Miami Open. While Badosa bowed out after losing to Sabalenka, the Belarusian lost to World No. 36 Anhelina Kalinina in the subsequent round.

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