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Maya Jama went public with her new beau Ben Simmons at Wimbledon this week.
But despite seeing the loved-up couple enjoying a spot of tennis at SW19, what do we really know about Maya’s new basketball star beau?
Well, Ben famously dated Keeping Up With The Kardashians star Kendall Jenner for a brief time, on and off between 2018 and 2019.
He’s a star of the NBA, the best basketball league in the world, and is a talented point-guard who plays for the Philadelphia 76ers.
For the last three years in a row Ben has been named in the illustrious NBA All-Star team, the pinnacle of the sport in the US alongside winning the NBA play-offs.
Australia-born, Ben starred in a Showtime documentary film One & Done, which provided a revealing insight into his time as a college player before he hit the big time.
In June 2016 he signed a lucrative $20million (£14.4million) shoe deal with sports giant Nike.
And now, unsurprisingly, he’s tipped for a huge future in the sport.
LONDON, ENGLAND – JULY 05: Ben Simmons, wearing Polo Ralph Lauren, attends the Polo Ralph Lauren & British Vogue day during Wimbledon at All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 5, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for Ralph Lauren)
Ben is popular on Instagram and has 5.6 million followers, many of whom like to see his snaps of him in action on the court, or posing in trendy clobber and with his fast cars.
And one thing’s for sure, Ben certainly looked more interested in his new girlfriend Maya than watching defending champion N ovak Djokovic and Chilean player Cristian Garin battle it out on centre court.
Ben, 24, and Maya, 26, were snapped passionately locking lips as they enjoyed a glitzy VIP day out at this year’s prestigious championships hosted by Polo Ralph Lauren and British Vogue.
And the new couple were happy to pose for photos on a balcony at the All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club.
Hunk Ben looked laid back in a trendy green Ralph Lauren jacket, while sexy bombshell Maya rocked a stylish checked skirt and jacket combo for the occasion.
And the new couple were in good company at the tournament as they were joined by Hollywood actress Sienna Miller, 39, for drinks in the stands.
But Ben was slammed by some fans for watching the tennis having recently puled out of Australia’s Olympic Games team set for Tokyo.
MIAMI, FLORIDA – FEBRUARY 03: Ben Simmons #25 of the Philadelphia 76ers in action against the Miami Heat during the first half at American Airlines Arena on February 03, 2020 in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)
However, off the court Maya and Ben’s relationship seems to be going from strength-to-strength.
The pair were photographed out for dinner at a posh Sexy Fish restaurant in Mayfair a couple of weeks ago and spent two weeks together in the USA back in May.
And it seems the happy couple have taken their blossoming relationship to a new level, especially if their affectionate displays were anything to go by.
TV beauty Maya snuggled up to the basketball star and looked head-over-heels as she laughed and giggled beside him.
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The pair didn’t look shy as they put on some serious public displays of affection following weeks of speculation that they are madly in love.
A source told The Mirror: “Things are hotting up for Maya and Ben. They are really into each other and the fact she flew to Philadelphia to be with him says a lot.
“They had a fun two weeks together. It's nice to see her so happy.”
Maya, the sexy star of Peter Crouch’s Euro’s TV show, was previously in a four-year relationship with the rapper Stormzy, 27, which ended two years ago.