Maxime Teixeira Bio

  • Father, Seraphin, is originally from Portugal; mother, Joelle; both run a nursing home
  • Says he got his strength and strong character from his father and kindness from his mother
  • Aged 17, he moved to Buenos Aires to fully commit to his tennis career, where he developed his clay game
  • One year later, he moved to Paris to train with his former coach Vincent Liegard, and finish his studies
  • Idols growing up were Gustavo Kuerten and Marat Safin
  • Supports Nantes football team
  • Physical trainer is Ousset François (since August 2011)
  • Coached by Jean Christophe Dupont in Bordeaux.
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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