Philipp Oswald Bio


  • Began playing tennis aged six with his older brother, Tobias, in front of the garage
  • Nicknamed "Ozzy" or "Pipo" by friends
  • Father, Josef, was the head of the Vorarlberg tax office; mother, Waltraud, is a housewife
  • Older sister, Verena, and older brother, Tobias, who has seven children
  • Hobbies include listening to his favourite band, U2, watching his favourite local ice-hockey team, VEU Feldkirch, skiing in winter and going to movies
  • Childhood heroes were Pete Sampras and Bono Vox
  • Favourite shot is serve
  • His practice base is the tennis academy "Campus" in Dornbirn
  • Fitness coach is Francesco Ceriani and tennis coaches are Nick Carr and Joachim Kretz.
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.


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