Ernesto Escobedo Bio

  • Nicknamed “Neto”
  • Father and grandfather are also named Ernesto
  • His dad didn’t want him to play tennis, but once he saw him pick up a racquet at age 4, he changed his mind
  • Father is a UPS driver; mother, Cristina, is a homemaker; two sisters: Estefania and Evanka
  • Speaks English and Spanish
  • Favourite surface is hard, but wants best surface to be clay; favourite shot is forehand
  • Favourite tournaments are Indian Wells and US Open
  • Idols growing up were Andy Roddick and Rafael Nadal
  • Enjoys playing basketball, football and video games
  • If he wasn’t a tennis player, he would be an NFL quarterback because it looks so fun. Favourite quarterback is Tony Romo
  • Admires Mexican football player Javier Chicharito Hernandez and American basketball player Kobe Bryant
  • Supports Los Angeles pro sports teams
  • Trains in Carson, California
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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