Gerald Melzer Bio


  • Began playing tennis at age 8-9 because of his older brother, Jurgen, who is a professional tennis player and his idol growing up
  • Father, Rudolf, and mother, Michaela
  • Speaks English and German
  • .Considers clay is his favorite surface and backhand his favourite shot
  • Favourite tournament is Houston
  • Enjoys fishing as a hobby
  • If he wasn't a tennis player he would be a football player
  • Favourite football team is Austria Vienna
  • Goal in tennis is to be in the top 100 as soon as possible
  • Best memory in tennis was winning a doubles challenger in Austria with his brother in 2008
  • Trains in Linz, Austria.
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.


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