Magdalena Rybarikova Bio


  • Coached by Peter Huber; fitness coach is Kristian Cupak
  • Father is Anton (retired after working in power stations); mother is Maria; has two siblings, Filip and Nada; has a dog named Dolor
  • Began playing tennis at age 8; was born in Piestany but moved to Bratislava at age 15 to train at national tennis center
  • Favorite surfaces are grass, hard; favorite shots are serve, forehand
  • Favorite food is sushi; favorite drinks are water and iced tea
  • Favorite movie is Pretty Woman; favorite actors are Richard Gere, Tom Cruise
  • Favorite group is Coldplay
  • Favorite cities are New York and Paris; favorite tournaments are Wimbledon, US Open
  • Admires Roger Federer for being a great player and person; also admires Martina Hingis
  • If she weren't a tennis player would play another sport (loves all sports)
  • Lucky charm is a toy duck
  • Goal is Top 10.
Biographical information from WTA. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.


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