Ricardas Berankis Bio


  • Started playing tennis aged two
  • Nickname is “Rycka” in his homeland
  • Speaks Lithuanian, Russian and English
  • Father, Genadijus, is a taxi driver; mother, Jelena
  • one sister, Lina, a former tennis player
  • Hobbies include spear fishing, playing pool, watching movies and listening to music
  • Former junior World No. 1 in 2007, when he captured US Open junior title and the Orange Bowl
  • Trains at IMG Bollettieri Academy and Saddlebrook Tennis Academy in Florida
  • Coached by Remigijus Balzekas since he was nine years old.
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.


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