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Sam Groth

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Samuel Groth
  • Age: 27 (19.10.1987)
  • Birthplace: Narrandera, Australia
  • Residence: Melbourne, Australia
  • Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
  • Weight: 215 lbs (98 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Turned Pro: 2006
  • Coach: Ben Mathias
87 Singles Ranking
Australia

Australia

As of 20.10.2014
S D
Ranking Week Change W-L Titles Prize Money
2014

Current

87
1 10-13 0 $286,307
Career

High

87

20.10.2014

13-19 0 $777,980

Singles & Doubles combined

2014

Current

31
3 24-13 1 $176,499
Career

High

31

20.10.2014

30-21 1 $777,980

Singles & Doubles combined

Nickname is “Grothy”…Started playing tennis aged 10 in Corowa, NSW…Parents are Philipp and Melinda; brother, Oliver, and sister, Sophie…Favourite surfaces are grass and hard courts and shot is serve…Favourite tournament is Australian Open…Idols growing up were Pat Rafter and Mark Philippoussis…Chose tennis over Aussie Rules football at 16, moving to Melbourne to train…Hobbies include most sports, music, movies…Love Aussie Rules football and would be an AFL player if he wasn’t involved in tennis…Favourite team is Sydney Swans (AFL)…Spends a lot of time in Richmond, VA, now between tournaments...Was Wimbledon junior doubles finalist (w/Kennaugh)…At an ATP Challenger Tour event in Busan in May 2012, hit the fastest serve on record at 163.4 miles per hour.

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