It is bordered by the Czech Republic and Austria to the west, Poland to the north, Ukraine to the east and Hungary to the south.Slovakia's territory spans about 49,000 square kilometres (19,000 sq mi) and is mostly mountainous.
Slovakia is also a member of the Schengen Area, NATO, the United Nations, the OECD, the WTO, CERN, the OSCE, the Council of Europe and the Visegrád Group.
Slovak economy is one of the fastest growing economies in Europe and 3rd fastest in eurozone.
Before, in April, Monfils was seen supporting Cibulkova at the Fed Cup tie between the Slovak Republic and Uzbekistan which took place in Bratislava.
The 19-year-old Cibulkova is not the first tennis player Monfils has been linked to, before the cute Slovakian there was Frenchwoman Alize Cornet.
Prime Minister Theresa May has so far refused to guarantee the status of EU nationals in the UK, but insisted she wants them to stay after Brexit - if the rights of Britons overseas are respected.