Mackenzie McDonald girlfriend Maria Mateas is a professional ITF tennis player. Mackenzie went Instagram official with Maria on 18 July 2022.
Mateas and the 27-year-old tennis pro have been together for less than a year. Prior to dating Maria, Mackenzie was in a relationship with Chanelle Van Nguyen.
The couple was overjoyed to be able to celebrate the holiday season as they spent Christmas 2022 together, exploring beautiful North California with their beloved family.
Both McDonald and Mateas are currently playing tennis. Recently he played in the Round of 16 of Adelaide International 2 Men's Doubles, partnering with Marcelo Melo on January 11.
Similarly, Maria, who had a comfortable victory in the ITF USA 02A Women's Singles against Belgian athlete Marie Benoit on January 11, will face Petyon Stearns on Thursday, January 12.
Mackenzie McDonald And Maria Mateas Dating Life
Mackenzie McDonald and Maria Mateas live together in Lake Nona in Orlando Florida.
Both of them shared glimpses of their relationship and memories they created together on their social media pages. McDonald, who turned pro in 2014, has 40.8K followers on his Instagram.
Mackenzie posted their first-ever picture on July 18, 2022, and also tagged her as they explored Chinatown in San Francisco. Their faces lit up with joy, and they enjoyed the evening, clearly having an incredible time.
"Just a couple of M&M’s," Mackenzie and Maria made their relationship official that day.
Following that, the sweet couple has appeared together in public on a handful of occasions and has also traveled to a few destinations during holidays. They were spotted in a culinary tennis event Citi Taste of Tennis, in New York in August 2022.
The two Ms went on a holiday trip to Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaii, just before Christmas in December 2022. Maria posted a series of pictures from their journey island of Oahu.
The first image she shared was them sitting on a beach enjoying the beautiful Arora of sunset in the evening sky. The second pic is when they were up for swimming as they both were in swimming costumes.
The third and fourth pictures in the album show the duo playing tennis at a resort, while the rest of the photos depict them enjoying the beaches and other amenities at the location.
After a dream-like few days in Hawaii, Mackenzie and Maria toured North Carolina to celebrate Christmas surrounded by the people they loved.
Maria Is A Romanian American Tennis Star
Maria is an American tennis player born in Oradea, Romania, in the year 1999. Maria currently resides in Orlando. Florida.
She turned professional in 2016 following her WTA Tour main-draw singles debut. Maria is a right-handed player who competes mainly on the ITF Women's Circuit and in the NCAA Division 1.
She has had some success on the ITF Circuit, where she has reached finals and quarterfinals of several events, as well as a nice career in college tennis. The Romanian-born rose to 284 ranks in the WTA singles ranking, her career high, which she reached in August 2018.
The 23-year-old is yet to win any major tournament in singles, while Maria has one ITF title in women's doubles, and she came second twice. In August 2022, she won the ITF Ourense, Spain, with her team partner Arantxa Rus. In her professional career to date, she has won a grand total of $62,888 in trophy prizes.
McDonald Parents And Family Life
McDonald grew up in a family of four with his amazing parents Vivian Young and Michael McDonald.
Mackenzie's ethnicity is an amalgamation of many. His mother, Vivianesque, has Chinese ancestry, while his father, Michael, is a descendant of Scottish and English lineage.
Vivian is a professional artist and photographer who owns a photo studio called Vivianesque. She was born and raised on the Island of Alameda in East Bay, San Francisco.
She has posted some of her artistic work and pictures she took on her Instagram. Moreover, Vivian has a great eye for photography, and her photos demonstrate her skills. She often captures beautiful moments during her travels that would make for excellent pieces of art.
Meanwhile, Michael is an oral surgeon. Michael is not only a reputed medical professional, but he is a passionate sports enthusiast who has an interest in playing tennis and other sports. So from age three, Mackenzie has begun developing an athletic mindset from his father.
The 27-year-old also has a younger sister named Dana Jones. Mackenzie has pictures of his little sibling on Instagram. He shared her image on her birthday in December 2021.
Dana is a University of California, Los Angeles alum and a professional gymnast. However, she is not comfortable with sharing her pictures, and personal details on social media and thus has kept her Instagram account private.
Mackenzie Previously Dated Chanelle Van Nguyen
Mackenzie was in a relationship with tennis professional Chanelle Van Nguyen. Mackenzie and Chanelle started dating in 2011, and they shared their first picture in 2012.
The pair also celebrated their tenth anniversary in 2021, but since then, it all went downhill, and they eventually parted ways. Mackenzie has erased every photograph with her from his social handles.
Besides, his ex-lover Chanelle also began playing from a young age, and the 28-year-old currently holds a 516 rank in WTA singles.