Laura Robson Husband: Is She Married To James Yates?

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Laura Robson is not married yet and does not have a husband. However, the British former tennis champion has a boyfriend, James Yates.

Unlike Laura, her boyfriend does not come from a sports background. Instead, he has a successful career in modeling.

The couple made their relationship Instagram official in 2020 after they posted multiple posts on Instagram one after the other.

Laura Robson And Her Boyfriend
Laura Robson And Her Boyfriend (Source: Instagram)

Laura Robson is a former British professional tennis player born on January 21, 1994. She was born in Melbourne, Australia.

She was only seven years old when she joined her first-ever junior tennis academy. When Laura turned 11, she already had a contract with Adidas and Octagon. 

Following her successful junior career, Robson debuted on the ITF Women’s Circuit in 2008. She continued her remarkable career with few injuries throughout the years.

Overall, the tennis champion is the winner of the Junior Wimbledon championship, ITF Women’s Circuit, and became the only British woman to reach the fourth round at the Grand Slam tournament since 1988.

The British tennis player took retirement from professional tennis on May 16, 2023, after her long battle with injuries.

Laura Robson Husband: Is She Married to James Yates?

As mentioned earlier, Laura Robson is unmarried, so James Yates is not her husband. However, they have been dating each other for a long time.

Prior to James, the retired tennis star was also linked with Tom Daley, a British diver. However, the rumor was quickly dismissed as the professional diver came out publicly about his sexuality.

Laura Robson And James Yates Her Boyfriend
Laura Robson And James Yates Her Boyfriend (Source: Instagram)

Despite not being vocal about her relationship, Laura and James made it Instagram official years ago. Their relationship is evident through their social media posts.

When Laura was asked about her Christmas plan, she expressed her ideal Christmas plan would be to be home with her boyfriend. They still follow the ritual and celebrate Christmas together.

During the lockdown, Laura and her boyfriend got the opportunity to spend a lot of time together. They also had the company of Katie Boulter, a fellow British tennis player.

Additionally, the couple and their friend were seen having fun making TikTok videos and playing games.

There are not many appearances made by Laura and James together in public. However, they are often seen vacationing together in new destinations through their social handles.

Recently, the couple made an appearance together at Wimbledon Tennis Champions Dinner 2023 on July 16, 2023.

Who Is James Yates? 

James Yates, the Tom Ford model, is the current boyfriend of the former British Tennis player Laura Robson.

The professional model was born to his parents, Sally and Pete Yates. He grew up with his sister, Lucy Yates. Lucy has also achieved a fruitful career in fitness. She is a personal trainer with a doctorate in Clinical Psychology.

James has a strong bond with his family. He is often seen spending quality time with them on vacations and on special occasions.

Laura Robson And James Yates
Laura Robson And James Yates (Source: Instagram)

Even though James modeled at University, he made his initial move into modeling in Australia when he was traveling after his graduation.

Since then, he has worked with huge brands such as Tom Ford, Barbour, Hugo Boss, and Tommy Hilfiger.

Apart from his modeling career, James loves traveling to new destinations, as evidenced by his Instagram posts regarding exquisite destinations.

Anish Thapa
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