Maria Sharapova is spotted for the first time with fiance Alexander Gilkes after getting engaged

Maria Sharapova was spotted out in Malibu on Friday for the first time since getting engaged to art dealer beau Alexander Gilkes. 

The 33-year-old former tennis star and her 41-year-old British born fiance spent Christmas Day relaxing at a beach house with friends. 

The sighting comes a little over a week after Sharapova announced she said ‘yes’ when Gilkes popped the question. 

Engaged!: Maria Sharapova, 33, is spotted out for the first time since announcing her engagement to art dealer beau Alexander Gilkes,44, as the pair enjoyed Christmas Day at a beach house in Malibu with friends

Engaged!: Maria Sharapova, 33, is spotted out for the first time since announcing her engagement to art dealer beau Alexander Gilkes,44, as the pair enjoyed Christmas Day at a beach house in Malibu with friends

For the holly jolly outing, Maria rocked an eye-catching red jumpsuit that she wore with a pair of Nike sneakers with a red swoosh. 

She added a sophisticated touch to the look as she threw on a grey coat and coordinated the look with a colorful striped purse. 

Gilkes stood by her side in a camel colored ensemble as they chatted while looking out on the ocean. 

In one snap you could see the ring on her left finger though she has yet to share an actual photo of it to social media.  

Happy couple: The pair who have been dating for two years prior to the proposal, chatted and took in the ocean view

Happy couple: The pair who have been dating for two years prior to the proposal, chatted and took in the ocean view

The pair first started dating in 2018 just two years after Gilkes – who has deep royal ties – ended his seven year marriage to Meghan Markle’s best friend Misha Nonoo. 

A first marriage for Sharapova, she was linked to tennis pro Grigor Dimitrov from 2013 to 2015. 

In a late September press conference, Dimitrov spoke about their split and said, ‘I think she’s in a good place, I think in her life. She’s also the type of person that when you make such a, you know, such a decision and transition, you know it’s for the right (reason) and for the good.’

Sunset chat: The happy couple were seen hanging out with a friend in a lowkey outdoor gathering to celebrate the holiday

Sunset chat: The happy couple were seen hanging out with a friend in a lowkey outdoor gathering to celebrate the holiday

Announcing her engagement on December 17 she shared some loved-up snaps with the caption, ‘I said yes from the first day we met. This was our little secret, wasn’t it.’

Taking to his social media to share his elation, Gilkes said, ‘Thank you for making me a very very happy boy and saying yes. I look forward to a lifetime of loving you, and learning from you.’

The pair received an outpouring of support from famous friends like Hilary Swank and Lily Collins, as Helena Christensen said, ‘I knew it from day 1 too.’

Touchy: Sharapova was seen with her hands on her beau's shoulders as they watched the sunset

Touchy: Sharapova was seen with her hands on her beau’s shoulders as they watched the sunset 

Christmas cheer: The tennis pro concealed her ring with her hand in her pocket as she looked enthused to be spending the holiday with her soon-to-be husband

Christmas cheer: The tennis pro concealed her ring with her hand in her pocket as she looked enthused to be spending the holiday with her soon-to-be husband 

The pair were seen getting a little handsy on the balcony as she put her hands on his shoulders. 

She shared a snap of herself at sunset as she wrote, ‘Ohhh, Christmas. You were very different this year but I still love you.’

Still concealing the ring she had her hand in her pocket as she looked giddy as can be to go into 2021 with a marriage in her future. 

Fairytale ending: Sharapova and her royally tied beau have been dating for two years as she said, 'I said yes from the first day we met,' after announcing their engagement last week; pictured December 17

Fairytale ending: Sharapova and her royally tied beau have been dating for two years as she said, ‘I said yes from the first day we met,’ after announcing their engagement last week; pictured December 17

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