Timea Bacsinszky Bio

  • Coached by Dimitri Zavialoff
  • Mother, Suzanne, is a dentist; father, Igor, is a tennis coach; both parents are Hungarian (dad is from Transylvania); parents divorced; brother, Daniel, is a music teacher; has two sisters, Sophie (musician and student) and Melinda (mother of two girls)
  • Entire family plays tennis
  • Has two dogs and two cats
  • Baseliner whose favorite shot is serve; favorite surface is Rebound Ace
  • Began playing at age 3 when mother introduced her to the sport
  • Speaks French, Hungarian, English, German, Italian
  • Favorite movies are Ocean's 11 and Ocean's 12; favorite actors are Julia Roberts and George Clooney
  • Favorite artists are P!nk, Keane, The Killers
  • Other interests include soccer, handball, listening to music
  • Favorite cities are Budapest, Catania
  • Idolized Monica Seles; person most admired is Roger Federer
  • Most memorable tournament was 2006 Z
Biographical information from WTA. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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