Tommy Haas (real name Thomas Mario Haas) was born on April 3, 1978 in Hamburg
, Germany. He is a professional tennis player.
Biography and Career :
He started playing tennis accidentally at the age of two. His father was the one who noticed that the boy played with a wooden plank and hit balls against the wall. After three years, at only five years old, he won the first tournament of his life, the youth tournament in Hamburg. In 1986 the second title came in Munich. Because he impressed Bollettieri he was offered a free scholarship at the Bollettieri Academy in Florida
. His tennis improved and in 1996 he became a professional player.
he participated at the Australian Open and played into the semi-final. The same result was achieved in 2002 and 2007. At the French Open he played in 2002 and lost into the fourth round. In 2004 and 2006 he played quarter-finals at the US Open and in 2007 he lost in the fourth round at Wimbledon. His first title came in 1999 at the Memphis Tournament where beat Jim Courier. Other titles were won at Adelaide, Long Island, Vienna
, Houston, Los Angeles
, Delray Beach and Memphis. Until now (2007) he hasn't won any doubles title.
He is talented and many see him as a great champion. He continues to fight and has the dream of becoming one soon. At the Sydney 2000 Olympics he won the silver singles medal. Let's just hope that he won't have injuries and he will have a wonderful career.
- Height: 187 cm
- Weight: 88 kg
- She plays: right-handed.
- She turned pro in 1996.
Career Review :
- Singles Record: 394 - 211
- Singles Titles: 11
- Doubles Record: 41 - 54
- Doubles Titles: 0
- Prize Money: $8,271,328
- Career High ATP Ranking - Singles: 2 (13-May-2002).
Why do we like him?
We like Tommy because he is a great tennis player who knows how to please the public.
Why is Tommy Haas famous?
The reasons of his fame are many, but his talent is the main one.
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