Status: ATP #19. Winner of two ATP singles titles including 2012 Rakuten Japen Open – the first Japanese player in history to win the historic event.
Ht: 5-10 Wt: 155
DOB: December 29, 1989 In: Shimane, Japan
Tennis Inspirations: “Roger Federer. (Why?) He was #1 and I had chance to hit with him in 2007. He’s so nice [...]
Status: 2011 U.S Open women’s singles champion.
Ht: 5-7 3/4 Wt: 143
DOB: March 30, 1984 In: Brisbane, Australia
Nicknames: Sammy, Samoid.
Tennis Inspirations: “Steffi Graf and Monica Seles.”
Hobbies/Leisure Activities: “I like trying to surf – I’m not very good but I enjoy it. I like just hanging out with friends.”
Favorite Movie: “Oh god, probably Love Actually.”
Musical Tastes: “Just [...]
Status: ATP Tennis player defeated Roger Federer at Wimbledon in the quarterfinals and will meet Novak Djokovic in the semifinal.
Tennis Inspirations: “A lot of guys. I try to take something from every player – Agassi, Sampras, Rafter.”
Hobbies/Interests: “I have lots of hobbies. I like life so, maybe my best hobby is fishing. I like music, [...]
Status: Former French Open and U.S. Open champion. Tennis Hall of Famer.
Born: July 19, 1946 in Bucharest, Romania.
Childhood Hero: “The first picture of Roy Emerson in Romanian newspaper. I didn’t have anyone to look up to. I play tennis the way I feel.”
Hobbies/Interests: “I’m into cars. I collect Brancusi sculptures. He was a unique Romanian [...]
Status: ATP #34 world ranked tennis player.
Ht: 5-10 Wt: 154
DOB: October 16, 1983 In: Augsburg, Germany
First Tennis Memory: “I think I just played – my family moved with me to South America, Caracas, Venezuela. I played every time normal with coach. Then my first tournament I was [...]
Status: Former ATP world #1, 1998 French Open champion and Davis Cup winner for Spain retired from professional tennis this week. He won 20 career ATP singles titles.
Ht: 6-3 Wt: 190 pounds.
DOB: August 27, 1976 in Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
Childhood Heroes: “I admire people but I didn’t have any, like, heroes.”
Nicknames: “Charlie. Moyini.”
Hobbies/Interests: “I like [...]
Status: 2008 Olympic gold medalist retired this week at the WTA Tour Championships in Doha. She won 16 career ATP singles titles. Reached a career high #3 ranking in April 2009.
Ht: 5-11 Wt: 141
DOB: October 15th, 1981 In: Moscow, Russia.
Tennis Inspiration: “My mom was the person that I admire all my life. (Who [...]
Status: ATP ranking #65. Member of Colombia’s Davis Cup Team. Has career wins over Davydenko, Fish, Karlovic, Andreev, Haas, Ljubicic, Del Potro.
Ht: 6-1 Wt: 178
DOB: November 14, 1983 In: Cali, Colombia
First Tennis Memory: “Well, a great memory was I was watching Ivan Lendl on TV. And I just said to me, I wanted to be [...]
Status: 2001 Davis Cup winner for France; Winner of four ATP singles titles (Toulouse 1999, 2001 & 2002 Rotterdam, 2004 Doha); Career-high ATP rank #17 in 2000; Career wins over Federer, Agassi, Ferrero, Costa, Hewitt, Henman, Robredo, Grosjean, Ljubicic.
Ht: 6-1 Wt: 155
DOB: April 3, 1976 In: Chartres, France
First Tennis Memory: “Me and my brother (Julien) [...]
Status: 2010 Roland Garros champion defeated Stosur in final. Member of Italy’s championship Fed Cup Team. Has career wins over Henin, Serena Williams, Patty Schnyder, Monica Seles, Kim Clijsters, Mauresmo, Elena Dementieva, Dinara Safina and Nadia Petrova. Reached French Open womens doubles final in 2008 (w/ Dellacqua).
Ht: 5-5 1/2 Wt: 141
DOB: June 23, 1980 in Milan, Italy.
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