Denis Istomin Bio

  • Began playing at age five
  • Born in Orenburg, Russia and now resides in Tashkent, Uzbekistan
  • Nicknamed "Deni"
  • Father, Oleg, is a businessman; mother, Klaudiya Istomina, coaches her son
  • Has a younger brother, Anton
  • Speaks English and Russian
  • Suffered a leg injury in a car accident traveling to a Futures event in Tashkent in April 2001, underwent surgery which required as many as 80 stiches and spent three months in the hospital
  • Did not touch a racquet for two years, resuming training in April 2003
  • Likes soccer (supports Real Madrid) and playing pool
  • Graduated from University of Physical Culture & Sport in Uzbekistan with degree in physical culture in June 2011.
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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