Yannick Hanfmann Bio

  • Nickname is "Hanfi"
  • Speaks German and English
  • Began playing tennis at age 5 with parents
  • Father, Stephen, is a doctor; mother, Karin, is a teacher; sister, Ini
  • Enjoys playing on all surfaces
  • Favourite shot is backhand and tournament is Munich
  • Idols growing up were Roger Federer, Juan Carlos Ferrero and Kobe Bryant
  • If he wasn't a tennis player, he would be an NBA player
  • Dreams of playing in NBA All-Star Celebrity Game
  • Supports Karlsruher SC (Football), Dallas Mavericks (NBA) and Green Bay Packers (NFL)
  • Played 4 years of college tennis at University of Southern California (2012-15), where he helped Trojans win 2 NCAA national titles
  • Plans to support Cheetah Outreach preservation center in Cape Town once he's made enough money in tennis
  • Fitness trainer is Jonathan Januschke.
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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