Michael Russell
Michael Russell
  • Birthplace Detroit, MI, USA
  • SpeaksEnglish
  • Coach Since2015


  • Coaching Taylor Fritz

Coaching Career Highlights

  • Started coaching Mackenzie McDonald in 2019, helping him reach the semi-finals at the Delray Beach Open, where he earned his first Top 10 win against Juan Martin del Potro, and a career-high ranking of World No. 57 in the FedEx ATP Rankings.
  • Started coaching Tennys Sandgren in 2019, helping him reach the third round at the US Open. In 2020, the American reached the quarter-finals at the Australian Open, defeating players such as Matteo Berrettini, Sam Querrey and Fabio Fognini.
  • Coached Ryan Harrison in 2018, helping him reach the final at the Brisbane International and the third round at the Australian Open.
  • Coached Frances Tiafoe in 2017, helping the American reach a career-high ranking at the time while earning his first Top 10 win against Alexander Zverev.
  • Has coached Steve Johnson, Taylor Fritz and Sam Querrey through the USTA.

Personal Information

  • Coaches privately at the Houston Racquet Club when not coaching on the ATP Tour.

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