Mardy Fish life and biography

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Mardy Fish biography

Date of birth : 1981-12-09
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Edina, Minnesota, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-04-18
Credited as : Professional Tennis player, ATP tour, US Open

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Mardy Fish is an American professional tennis player, and Olympic silver medalist. He is a hardcourt specialist. He is one of several young American tennis players who rose to prominence at the beginning of the 21st century.

Fish has won five tournaments on the main ATP Tour, and has reached the final of three Masters Series events: Cincinnati in 2003 and 2010, and Indian Wells in 2008. His best result at a Grand Slam tournament has been reaching the quarter final stage at the 2007 Australian Open and the 2008 US Open.

In 2008, Fish married Stacey Gardner, a suitcase-holding model on the game show Deal or No Deal.

Timeline:
Father, Tom, is a teaching professional in Vero Beach; mother, Sally, is a housewife
Younger sister, Meredith (born Mar. 4, 1983), played at Flagler College in Florida
Moved from Minnesota to Vero Beach, Fla. at age four in 1985
Attended Vero Beach High School for first three years and his senior year at Boca Prep in Boca Raton
Lived with Andy Roddick’s family for one year in 1999
Played on same high school basketball and tennis teams with Roddick that year
Trains at Saddlebrook Academy with Blake and Morrison
Has a 6-5 career Davis Cup record (4-4 in singles) in seven ties
Big fan of 2004 Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning
During 2004 US Open, hit a 370-foot home run over right field wall during batting practice at Shea Stadium, home of New York Mets
In 2006, again took BP at Shea, but was kept inside the park
Named 2006 ATP Comeback Player of Year
Teams up with childhood friend and country music star Jake Owen to host Mardy's Tennis and Jake's Music Fest in Vero Beach every December
Wife, Stacey Gardner (married Sept. 28, 2008 in Beverly Hills)
Fitness trainer is Rory Cordial and coached by former ATP pro Craig Boynton.

Singles Titles
2010: Atlanta, Newport
2009: Delray Beach
2006: Houston
2003: Stockholm

Doubles Titles
2010: Washington, San Jose
2009: Indian Wells, Memphis
2008: Newport
2004: Houston, San Jose
2002: Houston

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