Peter Luczak Bio

  • Began playing tennis at age six after introduced by his father, Kris, and uncle
  • Father is a mechanical engineer
  • Mother, Eva, is now retired and looks after the household
  • Has an older sister, Agi, and younger sister, Ola, who played tennis at University of Central Florida
  • During his junior tennis days,  reached 2nd RD of 1997 Australian Open juniors
  • Hobbies include golf, fishing, reading, Australian Rules football, horse racing and spending time with his wife Katty and son Sebastian. Favorite playing surface is clay and favorite shot is forehand
  • Admired Mats Wilander and Ivan Lendl while growing up
  • Member of  Australian Davis Cup team and has a 2-5 singles record in five ties
  • Played college tennis at Fresno State University from 1998-2001
  • Went 27-0 in senior season at Fresno State before being upset in first round of NCAA Tournament
  • Named 2001 Ted A. Farnsworth/ITA National Senior Player of the Year
  • Holds Fresno State record for most career singles wins
  • .In June 2008, elected to two-year term on ATP Player Council
  • Wife, Katarina (married July 7, 2007)
  • Son, Sebastian (born June 4, 2006) and daughter, Millie (born March 12, 2009)
  • Coached by Tennis Australia and working with Josh Eagle and Todd Woodbridge.
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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