Tomas Zib Bio


  • Began playing tennis at age six with his father, Jaroslav, who is a tennis coach
  • Mother, Marie, is a tutor for children… Has one older brother, Ales…Growing up admired Ivan Lendl and enjoyed watching John McEnroe
  • Played hockey growing up and his ambition as a child was to be a pro hockey or tennis player, choosing the latter… As a child, was a ball kid at Davis Cup ties in Prague along with ATP tournament
  • The Czech junior champion in 1994… Collects model classic cars
  • Enjoys watching hockey and used to play as a teenager
  • Considers backhand as best shot and clay as favorite surface… Considers countryman Bohdan Ulihrach as best friend on circuit…Fitness coach is countryman Ivan Machwtka.
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.


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