Maximo Gonzalez Bio

  • Began playing at age four
  • Nicknamed "Machi"
  • Comes from same hometown as Juan Martin del Potro, Diego Junquiera, Juan Monaco and Mariano Zabaleta
  • Father, Juan Carlos, has his own company; mother, Olga, is a housewife
  • Older brother, Gustavo, is a doctor and older sister, Gabriela, is a kindergarten teacher
  • Hobbies include playing football, poker and golf
  • Favourite football team is River Plate
  • Idol growing up is Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona and Pete Sampras
  • Went to San Jose College in his hometown of Tandil before turning pro
  • Considers clay as best surface and forehand as strength
  • Favourite tournament is Roland Garros
  • Best memory is playing Roger Federer at 2008 US Open on Arthur Ashe stadium
  • Physio is Jose Barros.
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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