Florian Mayer Bio

  • Began playing at age five
  • Nicknamed “Flo”
  • His father, Bernd, is a teacher, and his mother, Sabine, is a shop manager
  • Has one younger brother, Michael
  • Idolised Boris Becker and Pete Sampras as a child
  • Trained as a junior with the German Tennis Federation
  • Turned professional at age 17 after completing school
  • A soccer fan, his favourite team is Bayern Munich
  • Trains at Tennis Base in Oberhaching outside Munich
  • Named 2004 ATP Newcomer of Year.
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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