Robby Ginepri life and biography

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Robby Ginepri biography

Date of birth : 1982-10-07
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-05-26
Credited as : Professional Tennis player, ATP tour, US Open

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Robby Ginepri is an American professional tennis player.

CAREER:

2009:
At the US Open, Ginepri advanced to the second round, before losing to Nicolás Almagro in five sets.

2010:
As of June, Ginepri has won 4 of his 8 matches played. He lost in the first round of the Australian Open.

Ginepri underwent neck surgery this year to strengthen his game.

He beat Sam Querrey in four sets in the first round of the French Open and Potito Starace in the second round. He beat No. 16 Juan Carlos Ferrero in five sets, advancing to play in Round 4 where he lost against Novak Djokovic in four sets. He was the only non seeded player left in the competition along with qualifier Gabashvili and the last American in the men's field. He lost to Robin Söderling in straight sets in the first round of Wimbledon. In October, Ginepri was involved in a biking accident causing him to have surgery on his arm. He has yet to return to tour since the incident. As cited by Jordan Owens.

PERSONAL:
Full name is Robert Louis Ginepri
A multi-sport athlete who didn’t devote himself to tennis until he was 12 years old
Father, Rene, who was born in Luxembourg, is a systems analyst; mother, Nancy, is a school teacher
Has one older sister, Jenni
Runner-up at US Open juniors (l. to Roddick) in first all-American final since 1985, reached final of US Super National Boys’ 18s (l. to King) and won doubles title (w/Tres Davis)
Captured Easter Bowl 18s title and helped US win Sunshine Cup over Spain, the junior equivalent to Davis Cup
In 1999, finished No. 1 and undefeated (23-0) in USTA 16-and-under competition, winning national title
Enjoys fishing and fan of NFL’s Atlanta Falcons
First player to compete at Wimbledon with a sleeveless shirt on June 23, 2003
Joined Atlanta Youth Tennis Foundation advisory board for underprivileged kids in 2004
Coached by former ATP pro Diego Moyano and fitness trainer is Jamie Gabel.

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