Ilya Ivashka Wife Veronika Shkliaeva And Her Ties To Tennis

Ilya Ivashka roars after his win ( Source : Sportslumo )

Russian pro tennis star 26-year-old Karen Khachanov has enormously impacted world tennis, having won four ATP singles titles before turning 25. On the other hand, Ilya Ivashka, a Belarusian player, has won 5 ITF singles titles and 3 ITF doubles titles.

Karen's sweet victory over world no 1 of that time, Novak Djokovic, in the final of the 2018 Paris Masters and ATP Masters 1000 championship title, contributed to his entrance into the top 10 of the ATP world ranking. 

He rose to the highest singles position of his career on July 15, 2019, after making it to the French Open quarterfinals. Meanwhile, his brother-in-law Ilya Ivashka's all-time high ranking is 41, which he reached in March 2022.

Ilya Ivashka Wife Veronika Shkliaeva, Connection With Karen Khachanov

According to both tennis players' Wikipedia pages, they are married to a woman named Veronika Shkliaeva. Besides, multiple other websites have claimed her to be the wife of Karen, while some sources believe Ilya Ivashka married Veronika.

But the reality is even more confusing as Ilya and Karen were indeed married to Veronika Shkliaeva. And they are not the same person. They are twins. Both athletes married twin sisters whose names presumably are the same.

According to Vim Buzz, the Belarusian professional tennis player Ilya married Veronika, and the pair has no children yet. While Olympics silver medallist Karen Khachanov's wife Veronika, with whom he has been dating from early childhood when he was a child. They began their relationship in 2011 and married in 2018 when he was 20.

Moreover, Karen and his wife Veronika were blessed with a boy child in September 2019. They named the child David, who will turn three years old in a few days. 

Ilya Ivashka Wife name is Veronika Shkliaeva
Ilya Ivashka Wife name is Veronika Shkliaeva ( Source : tennismajors )

How Much is Ilya Ivashka Net Worth in 2022?

Since making history in 2021 by becoming the first Belarusian to get past the third round of a major tennis tournament, Ilya Ivashka has been on the ascent.

According to Sports Lumo, the 28-year-old has an estimated net worth of over $1 million, and he makes around $1.5 million per year from his profession as a player and endorsements deals.

On the other hand, Karen Khachanov's net worth is more than $6 million, having won $651,254 last year compared to Illy's $873,921 from tournament prize money.

Ivashka is sponsored by the upscale sportswear brand Hydrogen. The 2003-founded business hopes to upend the sports apparel sector with its provocative gear. Furthermore, he and Head have a sponsorship deal for racquets. He played tennis with a Head Graphene 360+ Prestige Pro racquet.

Besides, he has also acquired a hefty amount from prize money. The table below shows how much he earned from prizes from different tournaments since 2018.

YearPrize Money In USD
2018$332,011
2019$306,502
2020$167,479
2021$873,921

Ilya Ivashka Net Worth is more than $1 million
Ilya Ivashka Net Worth is more than $1 million ( Source : tennis365 )

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Ilya Ivashka Personal Life, Parents And Family In Belarus

Ilya Ivashka was born Ilya Uladzimiravich Ivashka on February 24, 1994, in Minsk, Belarus, to Belarusian parents; Father, Uladzimir, and mother, Anzhela.

He started playing tennis at a very young age, guided by his mother and father. He started playing tennis at 5; his family raised Ivashka and his brother Aleksei. 

He idolized Roger Federer while growing up and mentioned he loves playing video games, especially FIFA, with his brother Aleksei. Ivashka is married to his wife Veronika Shkliaeva, the twin sister-wife of tennis player Karen Khachanov.

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