Mardy Fish was born on December 9, 1981 in Edina, Minnesota, USA. He is a professional tennis player.
Biography and Career :
He became a professional tennis player in 2000 but he started playing when he was a child and his actual coach is Bo Hodge. His parents are Tom and Sally Fish. He started hitting the tennis balls when he was only two years old. Vero Beach High School is the high school he studied.
As a tennis player he used to train in the Saddlebrook Academy and for a few years he has lived with the family of Andy Roddick. He has won two ATP single tournaments and three ATP doubles tournaments.
The first doubles title came in 2002 at the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships in Houston, Texas and his partner was Andy Roddick. Next year he won the first single title
at the Stockholm Open and his opponent in the final was Robin Soderling.
2004 was a pretty good year for him. He played two finals, one at SAP Open in San Jose, California and the other in the Gerry Weber Open in Halle, Germany. In that year he also won the silver medal for the United States at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens.
In 2005 he suffered a wrist injury and had two surgeries. Next year he won the tournament in Houston as a single player and in Memphis as a doubles player. He won two challengers, at Surbiton and Tallahassee, and was a finalist at Tunica.
In 2007 at the Australian Open he reached the quarter-finals but Andy Roddick was the one who eliminated him. At the French Open he played in the first round in 2003 and 2005, at the US Open in the second in 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2006 and in the third round at Wimbledon in 2003 and 2006.
- Height: 187 cm
- Weight: 81 kg
- She plays: right-handed.
- She turned pro in 2000.
Career Review :
- Singles Record: 129 - 111
- Singles Titles: 2
- Doubles Record: 54 - 62
- Doubles Titles: 3
- Prize Money: $2,129,765
- Career High ATP Ranking - Singles: 17 (22-Mar-2004).
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