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Marat Safin© ATP
  • Nationality: RUS (Russian Federation)
  • Birthdate: January 27, 1980
  • Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
  • Residence: Monte Carlo, Monaco
  • Turned Pro: 1997
  • Plays: Right-handed
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Began playing tennis at age six with his father, Misha, director of a small tennis club in Moscow, and mother, Rausa Islanova, who served as her sonís coach fr ... Read Full Bio

Latest News, articles and information:


Tennis Community Reacts To Retirement Of Li Na
to hear that Li Na is retiring... Well she had an amazing carrier... She is the funniest… http://t.co/kDkjjrbDku— Dinara Safina (@Dinarik27) September 19, 2014 Always sad when an athlete is forced to retire from the game because of injury. Li Na has been an ins...
2014-09-19

2014 US Open Women's Final Preview: Serena Williams v Caroline Wozniacki
(2010) and Stosur (2011). Wozniacki is bidding for her first win over a reigning No.1: to date she is 0-4 lifetime vs. No.1s – l. Safina at 2009 Madrid, and S.Williams at 2013 Beijing, 2014Montreal and 2014 Cincinnati. Set to turn 33 later this month, Williams is already ...
2014-09-07

Will Yevgeny Kafelnikov Ever Get Into The Tennis Hall Of Fame?
been passed over seven times since hanging it up in 2003 and with Justin Henin, Kim Clijsters, Andy Roddick and his countryman Marat Safin sure to go in the next 3-4 years, he may have to wait longer. Hopefully, though, Todd Martin, the new head of the Hall of Fame and a former...
2014-07-12

Wimbledon Women's Final Open Thread: Petra Kvitova v Eugenie Bouchard
finalists is 44 years, 239 days. It is the youngest final since 2008 Roland Garros when Ana Ivanovic (20 years, 214 days) defeated Dinara Safina (22 years, 41 days). Bouchard is the first Canadian, woman or man, to reach a Grand Slam final – all time. (At time of writing, M...
2014-07-05

Can The New Blood Spoil A Federer-Djokovic Final? Wimbledon SF Picks And Pans
that's how. On the other side, Federer's had a history of mowing down bombers on the grass like Andy Roddick, Ivo Karlovic, Marat Safin, Mark Philippoussis, Robin Soderling and even Pete Sampras. So my gut feeling is Roger will have more break chances than Milos, and maybe c...
2014-07-03

Today Is The 10-Year Anniversary Of Roger Federer First Becoming No. 1
of Roger Federer first reaching the No. 1 ranking which happened on February 2, 2004. Then just 22, Federer had just defeated Marat Safin to win his first Australian Open title, second Grand Slam, to move him past Andy Roddick for the top ranking. Federer went on to rank No...
2014-02-02

Roger Federer Interview - Indian Wells, Mar 15
wave is coming in, which I think is exciting. That's what I went through as well with Roddick and Ferrero and Nalbandian and Hewitt and Safin and so forth.So I think it's always nice when that happens. Obviously you want them to do well at the big tournaments like here now, and on...
2011-03-16

Maria Sharapova Interview - Indian Wells, Mar 15
Sharapova InterviewMarch 15, 2011INDIAN WELLS, CALIFORNIA - BNP PARIBAS OPENM. SHARAPOVA/D. Safina6-2, 6-0THE MODERATOR: Questions, please.Q. Is there any part of you that can understand or feel empathy with what Dinara was going through out there today? I mean, she's clearly su...
2011-03-16

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Federer, Nadal Head Top 8 in Historic Montreal QFs, Safina on Choke Alert v. Clijsters
Safin in Final Career Match Wednesday v. Del Potro in Paris?
Tennis-X Previews: Safin Beat Up, Doha Brings Big Guns
Safin Takes Aim at Berdych, Roddick in Shanghai
Roddick Good, Federer Better in Australian Open Semis; Serena, Safina in Womens Final
Murray Rises, Safin Flops at French Open


Recent fan comments for Marat Safin:


tracey
Says:

tennis will be a sad sad sport, without the ever emotion's of marat. there is no one with that glare, passion, fire, or sex appeal. thank you for making tennis my favourite sport. the australian open will have a quietness about it. of a hero, that once graiced our shores. mwa

Posted on October 3, 2009 at 18:14 ET



LiL Lucy
Says:

tennis will be a sadder place with the departure of Marat. Always played with a wicked glint in his eyes, full of talent, full of passion.
His huge charecter/personality will bo sooo missed.
As for his sex appeal, thats for a different place!!!
A truly truly gorgeous dude...
mwahhhh.........

Posted on September 2, 2009 at 18:47 ET



tripod
Says:

Hi Marat. A fascinating second round that was at the Roland Open 09. I couldn't stop the good times with how you played. But you were brilliant. Keep up the awesome good work and best wishes,.. (May29.09)

Posted on May 7, 2009 at 14:02 ET



ljiljana from serbia
Says:

Marat is the most intersting tennis player in the
world, so beautiful, so sexy. He so harismatic.
Serbian girl have a good taste for men and I am
very proud.

Posted on March 3, 2009 at 13:04 ET



Adelene in SOUTH AFRICA
Says:

I luv watching Marat play. Hav a gud tournament in LA. And keep working and gud results will come. Hope 2 c u competing at the Atp event in SA nxt yr. Luv u stacks

Posted on August 6, 2008 at 00:05 ET



Ali
Says:

Marat Safin is a great tennis player. He's got the talent and everything. But he has one major weakness, his temprament.. I think he should really pressed his anger and his frustration to the lowest level when he's on the match..

Well, udachi Marat..
sometimes tennis is just tennis..

Posted on July 1, 2008 at 12:07 ET



Sanja
Says:

Marat.... What a men, what a talent it's shame that he is not in good form

PS Please come in Belgrade and be my guest

Posted on June 1, 2008 at 14:15 ET



Lilibeth Aguilar
Says:

ohhhhh MARAT, when will I ever see you in the FINALS!!!!????!!!
You're better off as a movie actor. Just too...... beautiful to be sidelined!

Posted on June 1, 2008 at 09:44 ET



ana fromm Serbia
Says:

marat safin is most beautiful tennis player in the world...I love him...

Posted on April 1, 2008 at 11:47 ET



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