Nikolay Davydenko Bio


  • Began playing tennis at age seven with his older brother Eduard (born June 1, 1970), who was a gifted player himself and has been a big influence in his career
  • Parents Vladimir and Tatjana live in Volgograd, Russia
  • Born in Severodonezk, Ukraine but at age of 15 moved to Salmtal, Germany
  • Received Russian citizenship at 18 and moved back to Russia in early 2004
  • His favorite players growing up were Ivan Lendl and Yannick Noah
  • Enjoys fishing, soccer and hockey
  • Considers clay and rebound ace (hard) his favorite surfaces and strength is his quickness
  • Former Russian President Boris Yeltsin attended his title effort in Moscow in 2004 and his Davis Cup home ties in 2005
  • Wife, Irina (married Nov. 25, 2006 in Moscow); daughter, Ekaterina, born on Apr. 17, 2012
  • Coached by his brother Eduard (since 1992), whose son Philipp earned his 1st ATP Ranking point in 2012
  • Works with fitness trainer Rolf Shaaf.
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.


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