Teymuraz Gabashvili Bio

  • Began playing at age six  at school
  • Born in Tbilisi, Georgia and moved to Moscow at age nine
  • Father, Besiki, mother, Ana
  • Has one younger brother, Levan, and one younger sister, Ekaterina
  • His idols growing up were Michael Jordan
  • Does not have a favorite surface (enjoys playing on all) and considers return as strength in his game
  • Considers wife and parents the most inspirational people in his life
  • Wife, Maria Melihova, a graduate from the University of North Florida in 2009
  • Daughter, Nicole, born 6 September, 2012 in Boca Raton, FL
  • Has made Miami his American home
  • Trained at Barcelona Total Tennis Club for five years
  • Coached by Guillermo Canas (since April 2011) on a trial basis.
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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