Kate Upton Single: Model Denies Relationship With Detroit Tigers Pitcher Justin Verlander (VIDEO)

02/14/2013 03:19 pm ET

It appears to be a Valentine's Day miracle for Kate Upton admirers who have been dreaming about the bombshell ever since she wowed on the cover of last year's Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition.

The model, who also graces the cover of this year's swimsuit issue, told Fox 2 Detroit that she's single.

After months of rumors about a relationship with Detroit Tigers' pitcher Justin Verlander, spottings of the two and seeming confirmation by their family members, it seemed pretty certain that the covert celebs were a couple. But not according to Upton.

"Actually, I'm single right now," Upton told the local news affiliate in response to a question about her possible beau. She said she spent her New Year's in Melbourne, Fla., despite a report by the New York Post that she vacationed in St. Thomas with Verlander for the holiday.

Hear it straight from Upton in the video above, and get some advice on writing a perfect love poem to win her over.

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