Jan Mertl Bio

  • Speaks Czech and English
  • Nickname is “Wayne”
  • Started playing tennis aged seven, tagging along with his sister
  • Father is Ludek; mother, Hana, is a teacher; sister, Katerina, is a secretary
  • Favourite surface is hard
  • Favourite shot is his serve
  • Favourite tournament is the Australian Open
  • Idol growing up was Ivan Lendl
  • Hobbies include cars
  • If he wasn't a tennis player, he liked to be a “cyclist, as my father used to do it”
  • Goal in tennis is to rank “in the Top 100 and be a member of the Davis Cup team”.
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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