Sanda Mamic Bio

  • Coached by brother, Mirko Mamic; fitness trainer is Frano Leko
  • All-court player whose favorite shot is serve; favorite surface is clay
  • Began playing at age 6 when introduced to tennis by family at local club; mother is Ljubica ("funniest mom alive"), father is Ivica, brother is Mirko
  • Missed all of 2006 and most of 2007 due to injury struggles (three wrist surgeries) and mononucleosis; went to university and began working in IT field
  • Speaks English and some Spanish, Italian, German
  • Favorite actor is Robert De Niro; favorite type of music is electronic; other sports interests are soccer, horseback riding
  • Favorite ways to relax are video games (World of Warcraft), horseback riding and soccer
  • Person most admired is Michael Jordan.
Biographical information from WTA. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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