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- Age: 44 (08.07.1970)
- Birthplace: Hinsdale, Illinois, USA
- Residence: Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, USA
- Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
- Weight: 200 lbs (91 kg)
- Plays: Right-handed
- Turned Pro: 1990
As of 25.08.2014
Singles & Doubles combined
Singles & Doubles combined
Full name is Todd Christopher Martin...Played two years at Northwestern (Ill.) University...Lived in Lansing, Mich. from 1980-93, Palm Coast, Fla. from 1993-96 and in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. from 1996-present...Hobbies are pool and golf... Received ATP Most Improved Player of Year award in 1993 and Sportsmanship Award in 1993 and 1994...Member of U.S. winning Davis Cup team in 1995 and has an 11-8 career mark in singles and 3-6 in doubles in 16 ties since 1994...President of ATP Player Council from 1995-97 and 1998-99.
Started the Todd Martin Development Fund in 1994 in his hometown of Lansing, Mich., with longtime junior coach Rick Ferman...In 1999, the charity announced that the fund has surpassed the initial financial goal of funds necessary to create an endowment and will expand its Leadership Development Program, which supports more than 300 children in the Lansing area...Participated in Nelson Mandela Tribute tournament in Cape Town, South Africa in December 1997...A board member of Tim and Tom Gullikson Foundation and participated in foundation's "Swingtime," a pro-celebrity pro-am tennis and golf tournament in West Palm Beach last three years...One of best golfers on tour with a two handicap...Threw out first pitch at Yankee Stadium in New York during US Open on Sept. 1, 1999.
Wife, Amy (married Dec. 16, 2000 in New Jersey); sons, Jack (born Jan. 21, 2003) and Cash (born Jan. 6, 2006)...Trains at ATP International Headquarters in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida...Named special advisor to USA Tennis High Performance program...On 18 February 2014, was named CEO-designate of the International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum (ITHF) in Newport, R.I.
2003 -- The American finished in Top 100 for 12th consecutive year and celebrated his 400th career match-win during US Open…Season highlights included QF appearance at TMS Miami…Missed first month of year due to birth of son Jackson Dale on Jan. 21…Returned to action in San Jose in February and reached 2nd RD…Following month, advanced to QF at TMS Miami for first time with victories over Zabaleta, Pavel, Roddick and Stepanek before losing to Srichaphan…On clay, represented U.S. in World Team Championships in Dusseldorf and went 1-2 in singles play…Advanced to 2nd RD at Roland Garros (l. to Henman)…On grass, withdrew prior to 2nd RD match at Queen's against Schalken with a chest injury but recovered to reach 3rd RD at Wimbledon…Defeated Vicente in 1st RD in five sets and Kuerten in 2nd RD before losing five-set marathon against Schuettler…On U.S. hard courts, reached 3rd RD at TMS Cincinnati (l. to Schuettler) before making 14th consecutive appearance at US Open…His 2nd RD victory over Verkerk marked his 400th career win on ATP circuit…Defeated Ginepri in 3rd RD before losing to eventual finalist Ferrero in five sets…Did not play in rest of season.
2002 -- Finished in Top 50 for first time in three years with a strong start in first four months of season...Compiled a 15-7 match record through April with QF or better in first five of seven tournaments...Also helped U.S. to Davis Cup SF with a 2-0 mark in doubles (w/Blake)...Opened first month with QF in Adelaide and 3rd RD at Australian Open...Played well indoors with back-to-back QF in Memphis and San Jose...In March, turned in his best week of year at TMS Indian Wells with wins over Arthurs, No. 6 Haas, Kucera and No. 3 Kafelnikov (l. to Henman)...Also reached QF in Houston and Queen's Club...During summer hard court circuit, reached 3rd RD at TMS Toronto (d. Rusedski, Johansson, l. to Santoro) and 2nd RD in Washington...Had a 6-0 mark vs. left-handers and went 17-11 on hard, 4-2 on grass and 3-3 on clay...In doubles, won fifth career ATP title at TMS Cincinnati (w/Blake).
2001 -- Finished in Top 60 for eighth time in nine years...In January, advanced to his 10th career Grand Slam QF (or better) at Australian Open, defeating B. Black, Calleri, Pioline and Sampras before losing to eventual champion Agassi in straight sets...Advanced to 4th RD at Wimbledon for seventh time where he recorded victories over Srichaphan, Novak, Larsson (l. to Henman in five sets).
2000 -- Despite playing only six months of season due to injuries, he finished in Top 50...After coming back from torn ligaments in his left ankle and missing over three months, he advanced to QF at TMS Cincinnati (l. to Kuerten in third set tie-break)...Lost in straight sets to Costa and a five-set doubles match (w/Woodruff) in U.S. Davis Cup team in SF tie against Spain...Reached SF at US Open (d. Spadea, Chang, Pioline, Moya) before losing to eventual champion Safin in five sets...Made his Olympics debut in Sydney where he lost to Schuettler in 1st RD.
1999 -- Finished in Top 10 for first time since 1994 by reaching QF or better in 11 of 16 tournaments...Won his lone title in Sydney (d. Corretja) to begin season and followed with QF at Australian Open (l. to Kafelnikov)...Had a career-best 14-match winning streak going back to '98 Stockholm title until then...In 1st RD Davis Cup tie against Great Britain, helped U.S. to a 3-2 win with straight-sets win over Rusedski...Opened clay court circuit with runner-up in Estoril (l. to A. Costa) and followed with SF in Barcelona...Missed seven weeks with right shoulder injury and did not return until June 7 at Queen's in London (3rd RD)...His biggest moment of season came at US Open where he reached second career final, winning five-set matches over Huet in 1st RD and Rusedski in 4th RD (coming back from two-set deficit) before falling in five sets to Agassi (after holding 2-1 sets lead)...Failed to convert eight break point chances in first five-set Open final since 1988...Qualified for his first year-end championship in Hannover and went 1-2 in round robin play...Finished with 30-14 record on hard, 7-2 on clay and 5-2 on grass...Surpassed $1 million for second time in his career (1995).
1998 -- Returned strongly from previous injury-filled season to capture titles in Barcelona (d. Berasategui) and Stockholm (d. Henman in SF, Johansson in F)...Also a SF in Indianapolis, Vienna, Paris-indoor.
1997 -- Missed seven months of season due to injuries...Reached SF in San Jose and Memphis.
1996 -- Won fifth career ATP title in Sydney...Advanced to SF at Wimbledon.
1995 -- Repeated title in Memphis.
1994 -- Reached Australian Open final (l. to Sampras) and won titles in Memphis and Queen's...Reached Wimbledon SF with four five-set wins, first player in Open Era to accomplish feat at the All England Club...Advanced to U.S. Open SF.
1993 -- First career Top 10 wins in Memphis over Agassi and Chang before losing to Courier in final...Captured first ATP singles title in Coral Springs.
1992 -- Broke into Top 100.
1991 -- Qualified and reached RD 16 at French Open.
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