Vincent Spadea Bio

  • Father, Vincent, Sr., has been instrumental in his son’s career; mother, Hilda, who was born in Colombia, also travels during year
  • Won 1992 Orange Bowl title, becoming first American to win title since Courier in 1987, in his final junior tournament of career
  • Finished No. 4 in world junior rankings before turning pro in January 1993
  • Enjoys Italian food and Jim Carey movies
  • Sisters, Luanne and Diana were top junior players and played collegiately at Duke
  • Wrote a book about life on tour, entitled “Break Point” and was released in 2006
  • Made Davis Cup debut in 2000 in Spain and lost to Ferrero in dead rubber
  • Also competed in 2000 and 2004 Olympics
  • Works occasionally in Los Angeles with former Pete Sampras mentor Pete Fischer.
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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