Mirza Basic Bio


  • Started playing tennis aged five, “as it was the best way to stay off the streets after the war in Bosnia”
  • Speaks English and some German
  • Father, Ejub, is a doctor; Mother, Vesna is a doctor; brother, Damir, is a tennis coach
  • Educated at High Medical School and is now studying law
  • Favourite surface is hard courts and shot is serve
  • Favourite tournament is Wimbledon
  • Idol growing up was Roger Federer
  • Hobbies include football (supports Manchester City) and PlayStation
  • Would like to have been a professional football player
  • Trains at the Hope and Spirit Foundation in Belgium and in his hometown
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.


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