Amir Weintraub Bio

  • Plays with a one-handed backhand
  • Speaks Hebrew and English
  • Started playing tennis aged six, with his "father in our parking lot"
  • Father, Luis, is a manager of a furniture store; Mother, Carol, works at the Weizmann Institute; has two sisters, Irit, a laywer, and Dalit, a VCEO of a clothing company
  • Favourite surface is hard courts
  • Favourite shot is his backhand
  • Idols growing up were Pat Rafter and Gustavo Kuerten
  • Supports Barcelona and Macabi Haifa football clubs
  • Goal is to "get to the Top 100 and stay there for five years"
  • Once trained for two years in Vienna, Austria
  • Physical trainer is Oren Bar Nur
  • Coached by Shlomo Zoreff in Tel Aviv.
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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