Christina McHale Bio

  • Trains with USTA
  • Father, John, works in finance; mother is Margarita; older sister is Lauren (recently graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill, plays tennis)
  • Lived in Hong Kong from age 3 to 8 (father transferred with job); began playing tennis at Hong Kong apartment complex's courts
  • Also did competitive swimming growing up
  • Speaks English, Spanish and basic Mandarin
  • Aggressive baseliner; favorite shot is forehand; considers movement a strength
  • Favorite surface is hard; favorite event is US Open
  • Idols growing up were Williams sisters
  • Favorite actors are the cast of Friends; favorite book is Twilight
  • Enjoys listening to hip-hop and rap.
Biographical information from WTA. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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