Jerzy Janowicz Bio


  • Started playing tennis aged five with his parents, who played tennis for fun
  • Father, Jerzy, and mother, Anna Szalbot, were both professional volleyball players, who owned a chain of sports shops
  • Idol growing up was Pete Sampras
  • Likes all surfaces and favourite shot is forehand
  • Hobbies include computers and computer games; considers himself very skilled with computers in general
  • As a junior reached the 2007 US Open (l. to Berankis) and 2008 Roland Garros (l. to Yang) finals, reaching a junior career-high No. 5 in January 2008
  • Made Davis Cup debut for Poland in July 2008
  • Runs the Jerzyk Cup, promoting the sport to young children
  • In July 2013, he was awarded the Gold Cross of Merit by Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski
  • Strength and conditioning coach is Piotr Grabia.
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.


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