Former tennis ace Jennifer Capriati has been charged over an alleged attack on her ex-boyfriend at a Florida gym on St. Valentine's Day (14Feb13).

Ivan Brannan claims the sportswoman yelled and punched him in the chest during the altercation. He also alleges she has been harassing him since their break up last year (12).

He filed a police report and 36-year-old Capriati, who was not arrested, is now facing counts of battery and stalking.

She was issued a court summons on Wednesday (20Mar13) and must answer the counts on 17 April (13).