Andrey Golubev Bio

  • Began playing at age six
  • Father, Alexander, and mother, Marina, are doctors
  • Has one younger brother, Denis
  • Born in Volzhskij, Russia and moved to Bra, Italy when he was 15 after friend Igor Eremin invited him to live and train there
  • Bra locals nickname him "Andrea"
  • Resides and trains most of year in Italy
  • In June 2008, changed his nationality to represent Kazakhstan in Davis Cup competition
  • Speaks Russian, Italian and English
  • His goal is to be World No. 1
  • Off court interests include Playstation and watching his favourite soccer team Juventus
  • Favourite players are Pete Sampras, Marat Safin and Roger Federer
  • Considers indoor hard courts his favourite surface and serve and forehand his best shots
  • Named 2010 Most Improved Player Of The Year
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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