Alexandr Dolgopolov Bio

  • Began playing at age three
  • Nickname is "Dolgo"
  • Mother, Elena, was an ex-gymnast who earned a gold and silver medal at the European Championships
  • Father, Oleksandar, was a former ATP pro and coached Alexandr from a young age until 2008
  • Also has a younger sister, Maria
  • Speaks Russian and English
  • Hobbies include car racing, driving his Subaru STIL and making internet games, which he is paid for
  • Favourite surface is clay
  • Ambition is to be ranked No. 1
  • Identifies his father as the most inspirational person in his life for helping become the tennis player that he is
  • If he wasn't a tennis player he would be Rally Car Driver as he loves to race
  • Made Davis Cup debut in September 2006.
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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