Xavier Malisse Bio


  • At age 13, he was as good a soccer player as tennis and made choice to play tennis
  • Older brother Olivier is a lawyer in Belgium
  • Enjoyed outstanding junior career, reaching QF at Wimbledon Juniors and 3rd RD at Roland Garros juniors in 1997
  • Likes to play basketball, enjoys water-skiing and jet-skiing
  • Began playing golf in 1997 and is a single-digit handicap
  • Entered Nick Bollettieri Academy in summer of 1997 and trains there part of season.
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.


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