Roman Safiullin
Roman Safiullin
Roman Safiullin
Roman Safiullin
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  • Personal
  • Career
    • Wife, Liudmyla;father, Rishat; mother, Marina;sister, Yulia.
    • Started playing tennis at age 4 with his father, who works at a tennis academy.
    • Inspired by Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer.
    • Motivated by countrymen Daniil Medvedev, Karen Khachanov and Andrey Rublev. Played junior tennis with them and is working hard to join them full-time on ATP Tour.
    • Favourite surface is hard and shots are forehand and serve.
    • Lists St. Petersburg and Moscow as his favourite tournaments.
    • Says that Melbourne and New York City are his favourite cities on tour.
    • Favourite book is Rod Laver: An Autobiography.
    • Favourite band is Nickelback and movie is Law Abiding Citizen.
    • Also enjoys swimming, football, cars and travel.
    • Favourite food is Japanese and guilty pleasure is fast food.
    • Favourite subject in school was math.
    • Says that his best quality is always being on time and his worst quality is impatience.

    (UPDATED 22 MAY 2024)

    • Former World No. 2 junior broke into Top 100 in August 2022 and achieved career-high No. 36 in January 2024.
    • Posted personal-best 20 wins in 2023, highlighted by 1st ATP Tour final at Chengdu and defeating No. 2 Alcaraz at ATP Masters 1000 Paris to reach 3R as Q.
    • As World No. 92 in Wimbledon main draw debut, became the lowest-ranked quarterfinalist since No. 144 Kyrgios in 2014.
    • Defeated 2-time champion and World No. 4 Tsitsipas to reach 1st ATP Tour SF at 2022 Marseille, and advanced to 2nd SF on indoor hard courts at 2022 Tel Aviv.
    • Qualified and advanced to 2R at both Australian Open and Roland Garros in 2021 and reached 2R at US Open in 2023.
    • Posted 18-6 Challenger record in 2022 with titles at Astana and Chicago.
    • Went 105-21 with 11 titles on ITF Junior Circuit, posting wins over Medvedev, Rublev and Khachanov before ending junior career as 2015 Australian Open champion.


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