Italian professional tennis player Stefano Travaglia recently tied the knot with his long-time girlfriend, Maria Paola Martellini.
Before being hitched in a low-key ceremony in 2022, the pair dated for more than 9 years.
The wife of Stefano Travaglia, Maria, is a professional lawyer and identifies herself as a model in her social media handles.
Born in Ascoli Piceno, Italy, Stefano Travaglia made his ATP main-draw debut at the 2014 Internazionali BNL d’Italia. There, he qualified for the main draw by defeating Albert Montanes and Blaz Rola.
Moreover, he won the first challenger title in the doubles event at the 2014 Morocco Tennis Tour.
Stefano partnered with Hans Podlipnik-Castillo, defeating Gerard Granollers and Jordi Samper Montana in the final.
Travaglia also reached the third round of a Grand Slam at the 2020 French Open for the first time in his career.
However, he reached his first ATP final at the Melbourne tune-up tournament 2021 Great Ocean Road Open to the Australian Open in February 2021.
After that, the Italian tennis player reached the career-high ranking of World No. 60.
Who Is Maria Paola Martellini ?
Maria Paola Martellini is the girlfriend turned wife of the Italian player Stefano Travaglia.
Travaglia’s wife, Maria, who hails from Italy, is a lawyer by profession. She graduated from Luiss Guido Carli University, situated in Rome, in 2019.
After that, she attended Tribunale di Ascoli Piceno as a trainee from February 2020 to August 2021.
Moreover, Martellini issued her certificate to practice the legal profession in October 2021.
Although she works as a lawyer, Stefano’s girlfriend also refers to herself as a model on social media.
However, Maria has locked the public out of her Instagram handle. On the other hand, Travaglia’s Instagram is filled with his girlfriend’s pictures.
Stefano never misses to wish Maria on special occasions, such as birthdays, Christmas, New Year, and anniversaries.
The couple started dating each other from their college days. Maria has known her tennis stud for almost a decade and has been in a romantic relationship since August 2013.
After dating for 9 years, the lovebirds wed in a private ceremony, including close friends and family, on September 10, 2022.
As of now, Stefano Travaglia does not have any children with his wife, Maria Paola Martellini.
Stefano Travaglia- Maria Paola Martellini: Relationship
Maria Paola Martellini is very supportive of her husband Stefano. The couple share snippets of their life on social media handles, where they appear to be very fond of each other.
Martellini always takes time to attend every major tournament that her husband plays. On the other hand, Travaglia is also very protective of his wife.
Two years ago, a nasty feud with his fellow tennis player Pablo Carreno Busta caught huge media attention regarding the name of Stefano’s girlfriend’s name brought into the game.
“Be careful when touching my girl’s name,” Travaglia had said to Busta.
Travaglia was upset that the Spaniard’s coach was clapping in the middle of a point, but Carreno Busta had responded by insisting that Travaglia’s girlfriend was saying “si” during a rally.