In the letter, obtained by Sportal, Arwa Abousamra said it was ‘incomprehensible’ El Masri would hit a woman.
Here's her letter in full.
Arwa and El Masri separated in 2014.
El Masri has been charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm following an incident involving his 25-year-old wife on Monday night.
He will face Bankstown Court on Thursday.