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Is Virginia Wade Married? Meet Partner Mary Lou Mellace

Is Virginia Wade married? Let’s discover if the former Wimbledon winner is married or casually dating her partner Mary Lou Mellace.

Virginia Wade is a former British tennis player, coach, and commentator.

Reportedly, she won three major tennis singles championships and four major double championships. As a matter of fact, she was the only British woman to have won titles in all four majors.

Also, she was ranked as high in the world as No 2 in singles and No 1 in double. However, her most famous achievement was winning Wimbledon in 1977.

The 76-year-old has won 55 professional championships and was ranked in the world’s top 10 continuously from 1967 to 1979.

After her retirement as a tennis player, Wade has also worked as a coach for four years and also a commentator for the BBC, Eurosport, and CBC in the US.

Is Virginia Wade Married? Meet Her Partner Mary Lou Mellace

Virginia Wade is not married as of now.

However, she mentioned that Mary Lou Mellace is her partner and the couple has been dating for more than a year now.

Talking about Mary, she is an actress as well as an author. Previously, she has appeared in the TV series named Law and Order (1999) and Not Fade Away(2012).

Besides, she was also featured on the Tonight Show, starring Jonny Carson in 1971. Furthermore, she has also written a book called ‘Courting Triump’ an autobiography of her partner Virginia.

Reportedly, Mary Lou Mellace was spotted together with Virginia enjoying the US Open semi-finals.

Virginia Wade: Is She Gay?

Rumour has it, former Wimbledon winner, Virginia Wade is gay.

However, she has not confirmed that she is a lesbian fact. Perhaps, the fact that she is not married and she is now dating an actress Mary Lou Mellace has made people question her sexuality.

During her time, there were not enough rights for the LGBTQ community, which could be the reason, she did not reveal her sexuality.

Apparently, Wade is covert when it comes to her private life and her opinions on controversial issues.

With that said, her sexuality still remains unknown.