Mathieu Rodrigues Bio


  • Plays with a double-handed backhand
  • Speaks French and a bit of English and Spanish
  • Started playing tennis aged seven
  • Father is a maintenance agent in a heating company; Mother works in missile factory; one brother, Thomas, who plays tennis and two sisters, Sabrina, who is an Air France flight attendance, and Melanie, who works in human resources
  • Finished high school and obtained a teaching sports degree
  • If he wasn't playing tennis, he would probably have attended a business school and try to work in sports
  • Favourite surface is hard courts
  • Favourite shot is his backhand
  • Idols growing up were Gustavo Kuerten and Sergei Bruguera
  • His goal in tennis is to play big matches on big courts against the best players
  • Supports Olympic de Marseille football club
  • Coached by Teddy Djabali
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.


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