Mona Barthel Bio


  • Currently without a coach
  • Mother, Hannelore, has a PhD; father, Wolfgang, is a doctor (was European junior shotputting champion); older sister, Sunna, also played tennis (played pro but injured her shoulder and stopped)
  • Started playing at age 3 because sister played; was introduced to the sport by her family
  • Favorite surface is hard but likes all courts
  • Inspired by Steffi Graf (had same clothes and racquet when she was young)
  • Best tennis memory is first Premier-level title at Paris [Indoors] in 2013 (same city where her father became European junior shotputting champion)
  • Often stayed in tents in the early stages of her career
  • Favorite tournaments are Stuttgart and Bastad
  • Goal is to keep improving and to be the best she can be.
Biographical information from WTA. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.


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