Wesley Moodie Bio

  • Full name is Wesley Arthur Moodie
  • Nicknamed “Wes”
  • Began playing tennis at age six
  • Father, Tony, is a professor; mother, Margaret, is an administrator at Natal University in Durban
  • Has two older brothers, Keith, who is a graphic designer in London, and Brian, who is a minister in South Africa
  • Looked up to Stefan Edberg while growing up
  • Likes going to beach and playing guitar
  • Enjoys watching international cricket and rugby
  • Most memorable experience was winning Wimbledon doubles title (w/Huss) in 2005
  • Likes to play on grass and indoors
  • Played two years at Auburn-Montgomery in Alabama from 1997-98 before transferring to Boise State University in Idaho where he played for two years from 1999-2000
  • Received Associate of Arts degree
  • Earned collegiate All-American honors all four years of college
  • Led Boise State to Big West conference title and finished No. 4 in doubles rankings in 1999 as a junior and reached NCAA semifinals
  • Inducted into Boise State Athletic Hall of Fame in 2007
  • At Auburn-Montgomery he finished at No. 12 in singles and No. 8 in doubles in 1998
  • Has a 16-6 career record (14-5 in singles) in 12 Davis Cup ties since 2002
  • Considers serve and volley best part of his game
  • Wife, Marcia (married Dec. 6, 2003); daughter, Danica Jade (born Nov. 30, 2006).
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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