ATP Stars Celebrate Dads
Tennis stars explain what they love most about their dads, or being a dad themselves
Not only have our ATP World Tour players been inspired by their dads, but some of them are dads themselves! We asked our stars to share some of their favourite memories.
Here’s a sneak peek:
Milos Raonic: “My father was a great inspiration to me… for them, education was very important but I got to do whatever I loved as well.” Watch
Bob Bryan: "Being a parent is the greatest thing that's ever happened to me and I consider it my most important and rewarding challenge. Seeing their smiles, hearing their laughter, and the pitter-pattering of their feet always warms my heart." Read More & View Photo
Kevin Anderson: “My dad made it all possible for me to get to where I am today.” Read More & View Photo
Alexander Zverev: “He’s been helping me for such a long time. He's been a great role model.” Read More & View Photo
Bruno Soares: “Being a dad is the most special feeling in my life. I think it's the biggest gift someone can get.” Read More & View Photo
Vasek Pospisil: “My dad is a tennis diehard. I don’t know if I know anybody that loves the sport more than he does.” Watch
John Peers: "[My dad] has not only been a great role model but a true friend." Read More & View Photo
Joao Sousa: “Aside from being my idol, he's the main pillar and responsible for my life's success.” Read More & View Photo
Steve Johnson: “He's always been there for me in life, on and off the court.” Read More & View Photo
Nicholas Monroe: "He's always been such a great father, coach and my number one supporter." View Photo
Marius Copil: “He used to be a professional rugby player and played tennis for fun and because of his hobby for Tennis, I quit playing Soccer and started Tennis!” Read More & View Photo
View the entire ATP Dads capsule on MyATP.