Filippo Volandri Bio


  • Began playing tennis at age seven because his sister was playing and aunt was a tennis teacher
  • Father, Renato, manager of a pharmaceutical company and mother, Donatella, housewife
  • Has one older sister, Veronica
  • First coaches were his aunt (Susanna Paoletti) and Piero Cocchella
  • Likes football (supports Milan AC and Livorno teams) and going to movies (thriller and action films)
  • Admired Stefan Edberg but admits his game has little in common with the Swede's
  • Likes clay as a surface and favourite shot is the forehand
  • Likes tennis because it's an individual sport and for the chance to travel and see a lot of different places
  • Dream is to win Roland Garros.
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.


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