Andrey Golubev life and biography

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Andrey Golubev biography

Date of birth : 1987-07-22
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Volzhsky, Volgograd Oblast, Russian SFSR
Nationality : Kazakhstani
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-04-18
Credited as : Professional Tennis player, ATP tour, US Open, Grand Slam

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Andrey Golubev is a Kazakhstani professional tennis player currently living in Italy. His career high rank is #33, achieved on October 4, 2010. He has participated in all Grand Slam tournaments, the first being the 2008 US Open, as well in the main draw of ATP Masters Series and ATP International Series events. He has won three Challenger tournaments and reached the final of the 2008 St Petersburg Open. He won the 2010 International German Open, an ATP World Tour 500 series event.

Timeline:

Began playing at age six
Father, Alexander, and mother, Marina, are doctors
Has one younger brother, Denis (11)
Born in Volzhskij, Russia and moved to Italy when he was 15 after friend Igor Eremin invited him to live and train there
Resides and trains most of year in Italy
In June 2008, changed his nationality to represent Kazakhstan in Davis Cup competition
Made his Cup debut in September vs. Philippines and won his singles match
Speaks Russian, Italian and English
His goal is to be World No. 1
Off court interests include Playstation and watching his favorite soccer team Juventus
Favorite players are Pete Sampras, Marat Safin and Roger Federer
Considers indoor hard courts his favorite surface and serve and forehand his best shots
Coached by Italian Massimo Puci (since 2002).



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