Steve Johnson Bio

  • Nicknamed "Stevie" and began playing tennis at age two. He started out using balloons and beach balls around his home. Entered his first tournament at age five
  • Father, Steve, is a tennis coach at Rancho San Clemente Tennis & Fitness Club, and his mother, Michelle, is a math professor. Older sister, Alison, is also a graduate of the Univ.  of Southern California
  • Credits his father with success in tennis: "He taught me pretty much everything I know. Since I can remember, it's always been me and him out there hitting balls, having a blast. It's really been amazing. I wouldn't change anything"
  • Growing up, he idolised Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi
  • Enjoys music of  U2 and Coldplay and likes to spend time relaxing at the beach
  • Majored in Human Performance and is just short of attaining his degree (hopes to complete his degree after tennis career).
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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