Leonardo Mayer Bio


  • Full name is Leonardo Martin Mayer
  • Nicknamed "Leo"
  • Began playing tennis at age nine
  • Father, Orlando, works in a bank; mother, Estela, is a teacher
  • Has two brothers Gabriel and Walter, one sister, Veronica
  • .Considers clay as favourite surface and forehand as strength
  • Favourite hobby is playing football
  • One of top juniors in world in 2005, reaching a career-high No. 2 ranking in June before finishing No. 5
  • Reached six consecutive finals from February to May, winning titles in Peru, Uruguay, Paraguay and Brazil
  • Also runner-up in Argentina and Brazil
  • Later in season won Canadian junior title and followed with QF at US Open (d. Querrey, l. to eventual winner Sweeting), his best Grand Slam result
  • In doubles, captured five titles in '05, including Roland Garros and Orange Bowl (boh w/Massa)
  • .Lists Maradonna as the most inspirational person in his life
  • If he wasn't a tennis player he would be a football player, most likely a goalkeeper.
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.


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