Andreas Seppi

Born Feb 21, 1984
Nationality Italy Italy

The Italian tennis player who turned professional in 2002 was born in Bolzano, Italy on February 21, 1984. Currently residing in Kaltern an der Weinstrabe, South Tyrol, Italy, Andreas speaks German, Italian and English fluently.

Andreas was in the 95th ranking as his entry deadline in 2007. His highest ranking achieved was at No. 18, but this was in January 2013. As of February 2018, he is ranked at No. 59. In doubles, the highest rank he has achieved is at No. 50 which was in 2014.

Andreas, known as Andy to his close friends and relatives, is born to Hugo, a transport businessman, and Marialuise, an employee of a sporting goods shop. He has a younger sister named Maria. Andreas loves other sports like skiing and playing soccer. He grew up being a fan of Juan Carlos Ferrero. He is now coached by Massimo Sartori with Lisa Sartori, wife of Massimo, as his fitness trainer. He considers clay and hard court as his favourites and his forehand his strongest.

Seppi began his career with high twenty-two matches and eventually finished in the top 75. Only in his third year, he already reached the top ATP Finals. Seppi has 8-6 Davis Cup record career, seven to five of which are in the singles category. He had played nine tie breakers in 2004.

Andreas participated in the 3 times in the Gstaad- First Round in 2004; Quarterfinals in 2005; and First Round in 2006.

In 2008, he joined the Challenger in the doubles category with Bolelli in Bergamo as well as for the singles titles. He was also in the semi-finals for the singles titles of the ATP Masters Series in Hamburg. He competed in the quarterfinals also for the singles titles at Nottingham, Poertschach, and Rotterdam.

Andreas’ breakthrough years were from 2011 and 2012, where he was thought to have played his best. By 2013, he was able to break into the Top 20, which was when he reached his highest ranking in his career. Unfortunately, by 2016, Andreas faced some obstacles and struggled with his form. This caused his decline in the rankings.

So far, Andreas has 3 career titles, but has yet to win a Grand Slam tournament. In doubles, he has 1 career title, and also does not have a Grand Slam title to his name.

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