Mackenzie McDonald Bio


  • Nicknamed “Mackie"
  • . Began playing tennis at age 3 with his dad
  • . Father, Michael, is an oral surgeon; mother, Vivian Young; sister, Dana Jones, was a gymnast and graduated from UCLA
  • . Favourite shot is forehand, surface is hard court and tournament is US Open
  • . Coached as a young child by Rosie Bareis, then by former Top 10 player Wayne Ferreira from age of 11
  • . Trains at USTA National Campus in Orlando, Fla. Trained as a junior at Claremont Hotel and Spa in Berkeley, Calif
  • . Played college tennis at UCLA (2014-16), winning the 2016 NCAA singles and doubles titles before turning pro
  • . If he wasn't playing on tour, he would be finishing his studies at UCLA
  • . Idolized Roger Federer, NBA legend Kobe Bryant and former UCLA basketball coach John Wooden growing up
  • . Big fan of NBA's Golden State Warriors
  • . Fitness trainer is Brent Salazar.
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.


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