Alex De Minaur and Katie Boulter reveal exactly how they kept their relationship a secret

They went to great lengths to "avoid speculation."
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All eyes are on the Kate and Wills of tennis – aka Alex de Minaur and Katie Boulter!

In a recent video for Tennis TV, the tennis power couple revealed that they kept their romance a secret in the early stages of the relationship.

WATCH: Alex de Minaur’s tennis story.

Katie, 27, and Alex, 25, said that in order to keep their relationship hidden, they would have breakfast at separate tables. 

“We would rock down to breakfast at different times,” Alex said. “[It was often] different times, like 10 minutes later.”

The tennis power couple have been dating since 2020, but first went public with their relationship in March 2022. Since then they have been navigating the ebbs and flows of life on the international tennis circuit. They even teamed up to play mixed doubles together last year at Wimbledon!

However, their profiles skyrocketed this year as they competed at the Australian Open.

Katie is the current British No. 1 in women’s singles. (Credit: Getty)

Back in January 2024, Katie and Alex were seen looking all loved-up in Melbourne as they headed to a restaurant. Later they strolled arm in arm through the city streets.

“They looked like they were totally in love,” an onlooker told New Idea at the time.

Sydney-born Alex and British girlfriend Katie prove to be a very successful couple in the tennis world.

Katie has even said that Alex has been her inspiration. 

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Alex de Minaur and Katie Boulter holding an oversized promotional tennis ball.
(Credit: Getty)

“I think he’s really rubbed off on me in so many ways,” Katie told the Daily Mail. “The way he holds himself and the way he works.”

“I can’t walk down the street with him separately,” Katie also said. “I feel like I’m sharing him with everyone, which isn’t a bad thing.”

Their love was firmly on show when Katie took to Instagram to post about her unexpected second-round win at the Australian Open. Alex quipped in response: “Is that you smiling,” which generated over a hundred likes.

This playful online banter was also on display at the end of 2023 when Katie uploaded a glam photo of the couple in black tie attire alongside the sarcastic caption: “Get yourself a guy that loves taking pictures with you.”

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