Ilya Ivashka Bio


  • Father, Uladzimir; mother, Anzhela; brother, Aleksei
  • Started playing tennis at age 5 after watching father play
  • Speaks Russian and English
  • Favourite surface is hard and shot is forehand
  • Favourite tournaments are Wimbledon and US Open
  • Idol growing up was Roger Federer
  • Enjoys playing FIFA, watching football and reading books
  • If he wasn't a tennis player, he would have been a football player
  • Supports FC Arsenal
  • Currently trains in Belarus with the national programme
  • Previously trained abroad in Spain and Sweden.
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.


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