According to a news story out of Turkey last weekend, Maria Sharapova and longtime boyfriend Sasha Vujacic will get married on November 10th in Istanbul. The two sporting stars have been dating since the fall of 2009.During the year-end WTA Championships in October, Sharapova said she had limited time to see much of Istanbul but thanks to Vujacic she was able to take in some of the culture.

Last summer, just before Vujacic transferred to Istanbul from the New Jersey Nets, Sharapova talked about dating a basketball star.

“It’s a different sport because it’s a team sport,” Sharapova said.

“But at the end of the day, you know, we’re still athletes. There is that level of understanding of what it takes. I don’t even need to explain it.” The 24-year-old Sharapova won her first round match yesterday at the Sony Ericsson Open Miami defeating Shahar Peer 46, 63, 63.

You know, it’s interesting ’cause his games are always in the evenings. Like that preparation of having a warmup in the morning, coming back for lunch, then taking a nap, I think anyone else would be, You’re going to take a nap in the afternoon? You Might Like: Maria Sharapova Engaged to Boyfriend Sasha Vujacic? )No Wedding: Rory Mc Ilroy And Caroline Wozniacki Are Splitsville Hot Or Not?

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Speculation about the tennis star and Lakers guard mounted after CNBC's Darren Rovell tweeted that "the two were seen cuddling up" at a U2 concert.Matt Cronin of Inside Tennis reported the relationship on Twitter yesterday.Earlier this month during the US Open, 2012, Maria Sharapova had announced that her engagement to former Laker Sasha Vujacic is off and that the couple have called it quits“It’s been since the end of spring actually,” Sharapova said.“I was waiting for someone to actually ask me that question, but nobody did directly.“It was a really nice period of time for both of us, but our career schedules just made it extremely difficult to see each other with the traveling, and especially his career move to Turkey.“He wasn’t home one time during the 10 months that he was in Turkey, so that made it extremely difficult.”Vujacic had played for the Lakers from 2004 to 2010 and for New Jersey in the 2010-11 season, but left the NBA to play professionally in Turkey last season. The couple had planned to marry in November in Turkey.Sharapova added that she still respects Vujacic and hopes to remain friends, which, while a nice thought, may be a tougher trick to pull off than winning the U. Maria Sharapova and Sasha Vujacic popularly named MASHA & SASHA had started dating in 2009 & they were engaged on October, 25th 2010 & the engagement ring gifted to Masha by Sasha was estimated at about 250,000 USD.Lamar Odom’s sort-of-marriage to Khloé Kardashian may have been all the news in Los Angeles over the past few weeks, but it turns out that they’re not the only high-profile lovebirds associated with the Lakers.