Anna Kournikova and Enrique Iglesias have welcomed their third child

Albertina Lloyd
Entertainment reporter, Yahoo UK
Anna Kournikova and Enrique Iglesias have become parents again (AP)

Anna Kournikova and Enrique Iglesias have secretly welcomed their third child.

The former tennis star and the Hero singer - who began dating in 2001 - already have two-year-old twins Nicholas and Lucy and in January pictures emerged of 38-year-old Kournikova with a baby bump on a boat in Miami.

Enrique’s brother Julio Iglesias Jr told an interviewer on Chilean radio station ADN: “I’ve already become an uncle [again].”

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Asked: “Has the baby already been born?” the 46-year-old singer replied: “Yes.”

But he refused to reveal if the new baby is a boy or a girl, saying only: “It’s a secret.”

He added: “My brother now has three children. He’s very happy.”

Kournikova and Iglesias, 44, are extremely private. They managed to keep the Russian tennis player’s first pregnancy a secret until after the birth of the twins in December 2017.

The pair began dating in 2001 and Kournikova appeared in the music video for his song Escape.

There have been reports the couple split briefly in 2007, and there have also been rumours that they wed in the same year, but the pair have rarely spoken publicly about their relationship.

In 2018 Iglesias told radio station KTUphoria that Kournikova was a “superhero” for being mum to their twins.

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Anna Kournikova and singer Enrique Iglesias have been together since 2001 (Getty Images)

He said of parenting: “First and foremost a good father. Raise them properly. As long as they’re good kids. Healthy kids and enjoy life. Everybody raises the“Everybody raises their children whichever way they want and if it works, it works.”

Iglesias is the son of veteran singer Julio Iglesias, 76.

Kournikova ended her tennis career in 2003.

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