Rainer Schuettler Bio


  • Began playing tennis at age nine
  • Parents Karl and Klara; sister, Marita
  • His most memorable tennis moment came when he was nine years old watching countryman Boris Becker capture Wimbledon in 1985
  • Enjoys computers, soccer, basketball, watching movies and hanging out with friends
  • Big fan of Michael Jordan
  • Enjoys reading John Grisham novels and lists “There’s Something About Mary” as his favorite film
  • Considers return and backhand as strengths and hard courts as favorite surface
  • Is the only active German player to have reached a Grand Slam final (2003 Australian Open)
  • Voted ATP Most Improved Player of Year in 2003 and ATP Comeback Player of Year in 2008
  • Coached by Dirk Hordorff (since 1992) and traveling coach is Jaroslav Levinsky.
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.


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