Maria Kirilenko is Alex Ovechkin’s “queen”

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It’s still good to be Alex Ovechkin. The Capitals superstar might be struggling on the ice, but he’s doing just fine off it.

Ovechkin made it official this afternoon via Twitter – he’s dating Russian tennis player Maria Kirilenko.

“Me and my girlfriend Maria….she is my queen!!!!,” Ovechkin tweeted, along with a picture of the two together.

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The t-shirt was a nice touch.

Kirilenko, 24, is the WTA’s 28th-ranked singles player. According to her bio, she relaxes by reading books, watching movies, fishing and cooking. Here we see her bashing a two-handed backhand:

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And here we see her serving:

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She seems nice.