Alex Bogomolov Jr. Bio

  • Nicknamed "Bogie"
  • Father, Alex, Sr., was a former Soviet national tennis coach who worked with Larisa Neiland, Yevgeny Kafelnikov and Andrei Medvedev
  • Mother, Natalie, coaches high school tennis
  • Older sister, Katia, was a top player on University of Miami women's tennis team and US-ranked under-18
  • Brother, Boris, is soon to enter college
  • Grandfather was a gold medalist in Handball as a captain/coach for the Soviet Union
  • Family moved to Miami in 1992 after living in Mexico for a few years
  • His father worked at the Montana Tennis Club in Miami for seven years before going back to Russia
  • During junior career, won the USTA National championships in 1998 (d. Roddick) and finished as No. 1-ranked USTA under-18 in 2000. Planned to play collegiately at Texas Christian University until he won the USTA Boys' 18s Nationals in Kalamazoo, Mich. in August 2001
  • By winning title, he earned a wild card into the US Open and turned pro
  • Named Most Improved Player of the Year in the 2011 ATP World Tour Awards presented by Mot & Chandon after rising from No. 166 in the South African Airways ATP Rankings at the end of 2010 to No. 33 in November 2011
  • Married to wife, Luana, and has one son, Maddox.
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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