Year-by-Year Highlights: 1994- SF at Bronx Ch., Singapore Ch.; QF at Winnetka Ch. 1993- SF at Cotia Ch.; QF at Belo Horizonte Ch., Recife Ch., Sao Luis Ch. 1992- Winner at Brunei Ch. (as qualifier); Third at Portuguese Sat. #1 (w/11 ATP pts.); Sixth in singles and doubles at Carribean Sat. Began playing tennis at age five. Achieved a national junior ranking of No. 16 in 1987. Graduated from the University of South Carolina, where he earned All-America honors in 1991. Mother, Margaret, is a housewife, artist and tap instructor for seniors who also enjoys playing tennis. Father, Lou Sr., runs the family garden center. A part-time coach of his son and tennis player himself. Sister, Stephanie Sullo, one of big supporters of her brother. Enjoys golf, reading (Wilber Smith books), pinball, and Corvettes. Turned pro in October 1991. Won his first pro title at the Brunei Challenger on Nov. 8, 1992 and improved from 462 to 290 on the IBM/ATP Tour Rankings.
Personal: After retiring from the ATP Tour in 1997, started working in the family garden center but then moved into the financial services industry, currently with Merrill Lynch...Still has time for tennis pro-ams and working with select juniors...Wife, Annie and children, Brett, Louis and Gloria.