Andrea Vavassori
Andrea Vavassori
Andrea Vavassori
Andrea Vavassori
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  • Personal
  • Career
    • Began playing tennis aged three on thesynthetic grass court at hisgrandfather's house.
    • Parents are Davide Vavassori and Dorina Fichera. His father, Davide, is his lifelong coach.
    • Has two siblings: a sister, Sara, and a brother, Matteo.
    • Andrea's nickname is 'Wave'. During tennis school people likened the sound of “Vava” from his last name to the English pronunciation of “wave", which stuck.
    • He speaks Italian, English and Spanish.
    • Has always been inspired by serve-and-volley players including Pat Rafter and Pete Sampras.
    • Favourite surface is grass and tournament is Wimbledon.
    • His tennis idol is Roger Federer, favourite athlete is LeBron James and hero is Kobe Bryant. His favourite sport outside of tennis is basketball and he is a Los Angeles Lakers fan.
    • Hobbies include cinema. His favourite movie is Good Will Hunting and actor is Leonardo DiCaprio. His favourite book is The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon.
    • Enjoys a hamburger with fries after a tournament and his guilty pleasure is coffee.
    • Says his best quality is being a hard worker.

    (UPDATED 22 MAY2023)

    • Broke into Top 200 at the age of 26 in August 2022 before earning career-high No. 145 in May 2023 after defeating 3-time Grand Slam champion Murray for 1st ATP Masters 1000 win at Madrid.
    • Qualified to reach his 1st ATP Tour QF at 2023 Marrakech after making his ATP Tour singles main draw debut at 2021 Stockholm as a qualifier and notching first ATP Tour win in 1R over Kotov.
    • Has a 70-62 ATP Challengerr Tour career record (46-37 on clay)reaching back-to-back finals on home soil at 2022 San Benedetto Del Tronto (l. to Brancaccio) and 2022 Cordenons (l. to Zhang).
    • In doubles, earned a career-high of No. 44 in May 2023after winning 3 ATP Tour titles at 2021 Cagliari w/Sonego, 2023 Santiago w/Pellegrino and 2023 Marrakech w/Demoliner, with a 10-3 tour-level record in 2023.


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