Rik De Voest Bio


  • Began playing tennis at age six and decided to concentrate only on tennis at age 14
  • Born in Milan, Italy and moved to South Africa at one year old
  • Father, Joop, has his own company and my mother, Catriona, is a bookkeeper in South Africa
  • Member of South African Davis Cup team
  • Has brother, Mark, who lives in Bahrain with his wife
  • Speaks English and Afrikaans
  • Hobbies include watching cricket and rugby
  • Has become a hockey fan and enjoys skiing at Whistler
  • Wife, Carolyn is Canadian and from Vancouver
  • They met in August 2005 at Vancouver Challenger where she worked and they married on Oct. 6, 2007 (he proposed to her in a hot air balloon)
  • Has become a hockey fan and enjoys skiing at Whistler
  • She is a principal of Better Your Best Coaching.
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.


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