The bottom half of the men's draw at the Australian Open featured a semifinal battle between two perennial foils, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal Andy Murray and Tomas Berdych. You might be surprised at who actually has the upper hand as their career head-to-head meetings go (still true, after Murray's latest win).

But what also interested the Spin about these two stars are the women abiding all the drama and shotmaking from their respective player's boxes. That would be fiancées Kim Sears (Murray) and Ester Satorova (Berdych). Dare to compare? Look no further:


Kim Sears
Ester Satarova
Artist specializing in animal portraits
Fashion model
One Life Stand
Andy Murray
Tomas Berdych
Dating Since
Any Breakage?
Yes, one split. (Video games? Come now, Andy.)
None that we know of.
Fiancés' Notable Exes
None to speak of, and the rumor about beauty queen Katharine Brown was shot down.
Lucie Safarova
Size of Engagement Boulder (err, Ring)
3.5 carats augmented with smaller stones (4.7 carats total)
4 carats with two companion stones (5.3 carats total)
Monetary Value of Ring
£250,000 (US$378,500+)
£225,000 (US$340,700+)
How He Proposed
With a diamond/platinum ring he picked out himself, with intent that the couple would not tell anyone for some time.
"I had some plan on how to do it, but for three days we got pretty bad weather, so it's almost impossible to do that." But all ended well.
The Guys' Head-to-Head Wins
5 (most recently, on Thursday)
Paramours' Career Earnings (on court)
Father Nigel Sears coached Ana Ivanovic, Daniela Hantuchova, and Amanda Coetzer at various times.
Seems to be a romantic sap. (Fine by us.)
Best Looks
Rocking Burberry in 2012
Marie Claire cover girl, 2014
Husband-in-Waiting's Best Looks
OBE Ceremony at Buckingham Palace, 2014
ESPN The Magazine's Body Issue, 2014

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