Victor Hanescu Bio

  • Began playing tennis at age seven
  • Says, "When I was seven years old I went to a basketball club and wanted to start playing. I was tall but they told me that I was too young. Then I saw two tennis courts and started to play tennis instead"
  • Father, Constantin, and mother, Cristina, are engineers; younger sister, Irina, enjoys swimming
  • Hobbies include football (fan of Steaua Bucharest), fishing and swimming (competed until he was 12)
  • Childhood idols were Ilie Nastase, Goran Ivanisevic and Pete Sampras
  • Favourite shot is backhand and enjoys playing on clay and grass
  • Fitness coach is Sebastien Durand
  • Wife, Andreea, married 9 July 2010.
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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