Brian Baker Bio


  • Started playing tennis at age two with his dad
  • Mother, Jackie, is a music teacher; father, Steve, is a lawyer
  • has two older siblings, who both played college tennis
  • Sister Kathryn and brother Art
  • As a junior, he reached 2003 Roland Garros final (l. to Wawrinka), was an Orange Bowl champion and ranked World No. 2
  • Graduated first in his class from Hillwood High School in Nashville, Tenn., in May, 2003
  • Recruited by Stanford, Florida, Georgia, Duke and Virginia
  • MVP on high school tennis team
  • Featured as Sports Illustrated Amateur Athlete of the Month
  • Came back from a possible career-ending surgery in 1999
  • Enjoys playing golf
  • Favourite place to visit is Destin, FL
  • Favourite tennis player is Pete Sampras and favorite professional athlete is Michael Jordan.
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.


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