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Philipp Petzschner

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Petzschner
  • Age: 30 (24.03.1984)
  • Birthplace: Bayreuth, Germany
  • Residence: Pulheim, Germany
  • Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
  • Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
  • Plays: Right-handed
  • Turned Pro: 2001
  • Coach: Stefan Eriksson
  • Website: http://www.philipp-petzschner.de
413 Singles Ranking
Germany

Germany

As of 24.11.2014
S D
Ranking Week Change W-L Titles Prize Money
2014

Current

413
2 1-2 0 $43,783
Career

High

35

14.09.2009

88-107 1 $3,520,559

Singles & Doubles combined

2014

Current

184
- 5-1 1 $25,336
Career

High

9

04.04.2011

128-121 6 $3,520,559

Singles & Doubles combined

Began playing at age four or five with his father who had his own tennis school and one day handed him a racquet (at 12 or 13 he practiced more and turned pro at 18...Nicknamed "Petzsche"...Comes from Bavarian city of Bayreuth, same as countryman Florian Mayer...Captured German national championship in 2004 (d. Behrend in final)...Idols growing up were Goran Ivanisevic "because I enjoyed his craziness and you never knew what was going to happen on court" and Stefan Edberg "because of the way he played; he was so smooth and great to watch"...Considers hard courts his best surface, especially indoors, and best shots are his serve and forehand from baseline...Enjoys playing golf and has a 14 handicap along with playing soccer...Sidelined for two and-half months with a shoulder injury from April-June in 2007...Practices at the TennisBase Oberhaching in Munich...Wife, Dewi (married Dec. 11, 2009); son, Aziz, and daughter, Natami Aminah (born 6 January 2013).

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