Tennis star Sloane Stephens said 'forever yes' to soccer player Jozy Altidore

Posted: 8:53 AM, Apr 30, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-30 08:54:08-04

(CNN) -- Two very engagement-esque photos confirm: 26-year-old Olympian Sloane Stephens and her longtime boyfriend Jozy Altidore are tying the knot.

Stephens, the 2017 US Open tennis champion began dating Altidore, the 29-year-old striker for the US men's national team and Toronto FC, nearly three years ago.

Altidore grew in Boca Raton and Stephens is a native of Broward County.

The power couple announced their engagement Monday in short posts to their Instagram and Twitter accounts. The news immediately drew congratulations from a legion or renowned sports institutions.

The US Olympic Committee congratulated the two, who are both Olympians, on Twitter, adding on the Team USA website that their relationship began as " childhood friends growing up in Florida ."

The duo also got a shout out from the United States Tennis Association , as well as the Australian Open's account .

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