Rui Machado Bio


  • Started playing tennis at age 6 after parents brought him a tennis racquet from a trip to the United States
  • Speaks Portuguese, Spanish and English
  • Father David is a businessman, mother Rosa is a kindergarten teacher
  • Brother David is a businessman
  • Favourite surfaces are clay court and outdoor hard court
  • Favourite shot is forehand
  • Favourite events are Roland Garros and Estoril Open
  • Idol growing up was Stefan Edberg
  • Currently trains in Lisbon and Barcelona
  • Hobbies are surfing the internet and following the financial markets
  • Would be a businessman if he weren't a tennis player
  • Best memory was to play his first Grand Slam main draw at 2008 US Open
  • Coached by Andre Lopes
  • Physical trainer is Paulo Figueiredo
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.


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