Henri Laaksonen Bio


  • Full name is Henri Joona Julius Laaksonen
  • Speaks Finnish, English and some German
  • Started playing tennis aged four
  • Mother, Pirjo, is Finnish, father, Sandro, is Swiss
  • Favourite surface is clay
  • Favourite shot is his forehand
  • Idols growing up were Marat Safin and Roger Federer
  • Hobbies include music and cars
  • Favourite sportsmen are Helsingin Jokerit (ice-hockey), Kimi Räikkanen (Formula 1)
  • Was first selected in the Swiss Davis Cup team against the Netherlands in September 2012
  • Played in Davis Cup for Finland on two occasions
  • Practised in Finland until 2009, now trains in Biel, Switzerland
  • Physical trainer is Beni Linder (since 2008).
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.


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