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Boris Becker’s girlfriend Lilian de Carvalho chats to his ex-wife Barbara at his son’s art show

He’s been soaking up the sunshine in Spain with his new girlfriend Lilian de Carvalho.

And Boris Becker faced a potentially awkward conversation on Friday as he showed his support for son Noah, 27, at his art exhibition in Palma de Mallorca.

The tennis ace, 53, and his stylish new partner, who is in her 40s, were seen chatting to his ex-wife and Noah’s mother Barbara, 54, while mingling at the event.

Family event! Boris Becker faced a potentially awkward conversation with his new partner Lilian de Carvalho and ex-wife Barbara (right) on Friday as he showed his support for son Noah, 27, at his art exhibition in Palma de Mallorca

During the evening the women were spotted speaking to each other, with Boris reaching out to hold onto Lilian’s arm at one point.

While in other snaps the couple are seen looking towards Barbara as she struts away from them. 

Friendly exes Boris and Barbara, who have both attended events supporting their sons Noah and Elias before, were married from 1993 to 2001. 

All good? Lilian flicked her hair while speaking with Barbara and another woman at the show

All good? Lilian flicked her hair while speaking with Barbara and another woman at the show

Big night: During the evening the women were seen speaking to each other, with Boris reaching out to hold onto Lilian's arm at one point

Big night: During the evening the women were seen speaking to each other, with Boris reaching out to hold onto Lilian’s arm at one point

Boris is also father to Anna Ermakova, 21, from a fling with Angela [Ermakova] and also has son, Amadeus, 11, from his marriage to Lilly – whom he married in 2009.

Ensuring to look her best for the exhibition, Lilian put on a leggy display in a silk playsuit and added to her toned frame in a pair of red heels.

The beauty accessorised with a small top-handle handbag and completed her look with a slick of red lipstick to complement her shoes.

Barbara also looked sensational for her son’s big night in an animal-print slip dress which she paired with a colourful jacket.

Artist: Noah, Boris' eldest son, proudly posed with some of the artwork on display

Artist: Noah, Boris’ eldest son, proudly posed with some of the artwork on display 

Style: The women looked sensational in stylish prints, with Lilian opting for a floral playsuit and Barbara a colourful jacket

Style: The women looked sensational in stylish prints, with Lilian opting for a floral playsuit and Barbara a colourful jacket

Something she said? Lilian looked a little puzzled as Barbara walked away from her

Something she said? Lilian looked a little puzzled as Barbara walked away from her

Former flames: Friendly exes Boris and Barbara, who have been seen together at events supporting their sons Noah and Elias before, were married from 1993 to 2001

Former flames: Friendly exes Boris and Barbara, who have been seen together at events supporting their sons Noah and Elias before, were married from 1993 to 2001

While Boris swapped his swimming shorts for a smart ensemble, donning a long-sleeved black top and black trousers.

Proving it really was a family affair, Boris and Barbara’s other son Elias, 21, also made an appearance.

He showcased his fashion credentials in an oversized white vest and sported a camera around his neck. 

Looking good: Lilian put on a leggy display in a silk playsuit and added to her toned frame in a pair of red heels

Looking good: Lilian put on a leggy display in a silk playsuit and added to her toned frame in a pair of red heels

Supportive: Boris' son Elias, 21, also made an appearance to celebrate his older brother's work

Supportive: Boris’ son Elias, 21, also made an appearance to celebrate his older brother’s work

Chatting: Boris and Lilian shared a few words as they enjoyed the night and looked at the art

Chatting: Boris and Lilian shared a few words as they enjoyed the night and looked at the art

Working the crowd: The former athlete seemed relaxed while chatting to others at the event

Proud dad: The star was undoubtedly enjoying his eldest child's big night

Working the crowd: The former athlete seemed relaxed while chatting to others at the event

Had enough? Smartly-dressed Boris walked away from the women's conversation

Had enough? Smartly-dressed Boris walked away from the women’s conversation

Leggy: The beauty flaunted her toned pins, adding some extra height to her frame in heels

Leggy: The beauty flaunted her toned pins, adding some extra height to her frame in heels

Couple: Boris and Lilian arrived holding hands and flashed some smiles for the cameras

Couple: Boris and Lilian arrived holding hands and flashed some smiles for the cameras

Although now being in Spain, Boris and Lilian, who have been linked since June 2020, have also spent time together in London as well as being seen in Dubai back in January during the third UK lockdown.

London-based Lilian is a political risk analyst and has three degrees, including a masters in African studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies, and speaks five languages.  

The holiday comes after Boris’ ex-wife Lilly, 45, spoke out about their 2018 split after nine years of marriage. The couple share their son Amadeus. 

Fashion: Barbara looked sensational for her son's big night in an animal-print slip dress which she paired with a colourful jacket

Fashion: Barbara looked sensational for her son’s big night in an animal-print slip dress which she paired with a colourful jacket

Mother and son: Barbara and Elias arrived hand-in-hand

Mother and son: Barbara and Elias arrived hand-in-hand

Glamorous: The beauty looked radiant in her slinky animal print dress

Glamorous: The beauty looked radiant in her slinky animal print dress

Work it: She posed up a storm and worked all her angles for the camera

Work it: She posed up a storm and worked all her angles for the camera

All in the details: Barbara completed her look with two colourful beaded bracelets

All in the details: Barbara completed her look with two colourful beaded bracelets

In a new interview with Hello!, Lilly revealed how she and Boris ‘truly tried’ to make their relationship work, and how, three years after their split, she is ready to find love again. 

Reflecting on her marriage breakdown, the Dutch model said: ‘Sadly, Boris and I cannot make it work – that is the reality, we have truly tried. 

‘I am not full of regrets as he gave me so many wonderful memories and also our incredible son. For that alone I will be truly grateful – you learn and move on. Take the chapter and use it.’  

Group: Artist Noah arrived at his show with pals as well as his mother Barbara and brother Elias

Group: Artist Noah arrived at his show with pals as well as his mother Barbara and brother Elias

Group: Noah (second left) and his mother Barbara (right) joined other friends for some snaps

Group: Noah (second left) and his mother Barbara (right) joined other friends for some snaps

Toned: Lilian highlighted her svelte figure in the tight ensemble which cinched at the waist

Toned: Lilian highlighted her svelte figure in the tight ensemble which cinched at the waist

Lilly added that she would like to find love again. ‘I am emotionally ready, so it’s just trying to find the right one. Don’t we all long for that fairytale ending?’, she revealed.   

The model also spoke proudly about their son Amadeus as she revealed he ‘definitely has his father’s genes’ and is ‘very interested in running and tennis’.   

The former Wimbledon champion split from model Lilly in 2018 after a 13-year relationship and nine years of marriage, and it is understood that they are still in the ‘final stages’ of divorcing. 

In May 2019, the pair reached an agreement after becoming embroiled in a family court dispute over their son.

Laughing away: Boris was all smiles as he and Lilian mingled with the other guests

Laughing away: Boris was all smiles as he and Lilian mingled with the other guests

Impressive: Several large artworks were on display, with proud dad Boris looking delighted

Impressive: Several large artworks were on display, with proud dad Boris looking delighted

In demand: Noah looked every inch the professional artist as he showed off his collection and answered questions

In demand: Noah looked every inch the professional artist as he showed off his collection and answered questions

Dapper: The father-of-four looked suave in an all-black ensemble and toted a grey blazer

Animated: Boris put on an animated display at one point during the night

Dapper: The father-of-four looked suave in an all-black ensemble and toted a grey blazer

Night out: Boris and Lilian have been soaking up the sun during their time in Spain by relaxing on a boat

Night out: Boris and Lilian have been soaking up the sun during their time in Spain by relaxing on a boat

Skill: The huge paintings on display boasted lots of bright colours

Skill: The huge paintings on display boasted lots of bright colours

Centre of attention: Everyone looked engrossed in whatever Boris was saying

Centre of attention: Everyone looked engrossed in whatever Boris was saying

Lilly reflected on 2018 after parting ways from her husband of nine years during an interview with Günther Jauch on Germany’s RTL. 

She admitted the couple will never rekindle their relationship, insisting: ‘It’s really over between us. 2018 was the worst time of my 42 years. He so grossly disappointed me.’

Speaking on the negative effects of being in the limelight, she went on: ‘What makes it so bad is that everything is happening in public now. But I married a public man, maybe it’s part of it.’

‘Unfortunately, [a reunion would] not work anymore. Too much has happened. I do not want to, he does not, and that’s fine. It’s really over between us.’

Exes: The former couple parted ways in 2018 after nine years of marriage and have a son Amadeus, 11 (pictured in 2013)

 Exes: The former couple parted ways in 2018 after nine years of marriage and have a son Amadeus, 11 (pictured in 2013)

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