Kristina Brandi Bio


  • Was coached by father, Joe, who played on the ATP circuit and coached Sampras 1989-91; was managed by Marla Ono
  • Mother, Jane, is a developmental specialist for children; younger brother, Stephen, teaches tennis; both parents played college tennis; uncle, Andy Brandi, was women's tennis coach at the University of Florida for 17 years
  • Graduated from Bradenton Academy in 1995 and was on Director's List with A average
  • Was featured in a fitness program for American cable TV network Lifetime
  • Does community service by speaking at schools
  • Enjoys writing; has written articles for sportsillustrated.com, sportsline.com
  • Introduced to the game by Harry Hopman, who gave Kristina her first racquet.
Biographical information from WTA. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.


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