Sergiy Stakhovsky Bio

  • Began playing at age six in Kiev Olympic Stadium
  • Father, Eduard, is a urology professor; mother, Olga, is a retired university economics teacher; Has two brothers, Aleksandr (a doctor, who is older), and Leonard, who plays tennis and is younger
  • Supports Ukraine Institute of Cancer
  • Speaks five languages - Ukranian, Slovak, Czech, Russian and English
  • Enjoys reading Russian classics with some easy reading mixed in and favourite writers are Bulgakov, Sinkevich and Dominik Dan
  • Enjoys all ball sports, especially football, basketball and table tennis
  • Also enjoys swimming and spending time with friends at the cinema, bowling or playing billards
  • Favourite players growing up were Patrick Rafter and Pete Sampras
  • Also admired countryman Andrei Medvedev and watched a lot of his matches
  • Member of ATP Player Council from June 2012-14
  • Wife, Anfisa Bulgakova (married 24 September 2011)
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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