Aravane Rezai Bio

  • Currently without a coach
  • Father is Arsalan (was a car mechanic); mother, Nouchine, is a physiotherapist; sister Caminde is a student; brother, Anauch, is a tennis coach
  • Began playing tennis at age 8; baseliner whose favorite surface is hard
  • Speaks French, Persian, English
  • Enjoys Indian films, Persian poetry and music
  • Favorite food is kebabs
  • Won two tennis gold medals at Muslim Women Olympic Games in Iran
  • Would have pursued astrophysics had she not been a tennis player
  • Favorite players are Steffi Graf, Andre Agassi
  • Goal is to be No.1.
Biographical information from WTA. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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