In fact they didn’t meet or speak to each other again for another six years.
“I couldn’t play tennis, so it was quite comical,” she told Siobhan Duck of Stellar Magazine.
“I didn’t impress him with my game. He just thought it was really admirable that I gave it a go.”
At the time they were both in relationships, but eventually, when they were both single, things fell into place. What began with a text message on Lleyton’s part, ended with a proposal after just six weeks of dating, followed by a pregnancy announcement, their wedding and the arrival of their first child less than a year later.