Jurgen Melzer

Jurgen Melzer

Birthdate: May 22, 1981
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Residence: Deutsch-Wagram, Austria
Height: 6'0" (1.82m)
Weight: 178lbs (72kg) lbs.
Plays: Left
Turned Pro: 1999

Personal Began playing tennis at age nine...Father, Rudolf, is a businessman and mayor of his hometown Deutsch-Wagram; mother, Michaela, is a saleswoman and has one younger brother, Gerald...Speaks German, English and French...Childhood idols were Stefan Edberg, Michael Stich and Patrick Rafter...Captured Wimbledon junior title (d. Pless) in 1999...Hobbies include watching his favorite soccer teams, Bayern Munich and Austria Wien, playing golf and going to movies...Favorite shot is backhand drop shot...Has a 15-24 career Davis Cup record (9-16 in singles) in 18 ties since 1999...Fitness trainer is Manfred Kogler and coached by former ATP pro Joakim Nystrom (since November 2007).
To read Jurgen Melzer's complete Player Profile, check out the ATP 2012 Official Guide.