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Harold Solomon













































About Harold Solomon

Tennis champion who finished second in the 1976 French Open and was ranked the fifth best player in the world at his height.


Early life

He started playing tennis at the age of five and was ranked one of the top U.S. amateurs.


Trivia

In 1980, his best year, he not only won 64 matches but was also named by Playgirl Magazine among the 10 sexiest men of the year.


Family of Harold Solomon

He grew up in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.


Close associates of Harold Solomon

Like Brad Gilbert, he was one of tennis greatest Jewish players.





















Maria João Koehler













































About Maria João Koehler

She became the No. 1 ranked tennis player in Portugal in November of 2012.


Early life

She joined the Portugal Fed Cup team in 2008.


Trivia

She became the highest-ranked Portuguese female doubles player in June 2012.


Family of Maria João Koehler

She was born in the city of Porto.


Close associates of Maria João Koehler

She lost to Kim Clijsters at the 2012 Australian Open.





















Jiri Vesely













































About Jiri Vesely

Czech tennis player who won the boys doubles title at the 2010 Youth Olympic Games. The next year, he became the top-ranked junior player in the world, winning both the singles and doubles titles at the Australian Open.


Early life

He was born in Pribram, Czech Republic and turned professional in 2009.


Trivia

At 20 years and 3 months old, he was the youngest player ranked in the world top 100 in 2013.


Family of Jiri Vesely

His father is a tennis coach. He has sisters named Aneta and Natalie.


Close associates of Jiri Vesely

He defeated Gael Monfils at Wimbledon in 2014.





















Timea Babos













































About Timea Babos

Known primarily for her successful career in women s doubles, she finished as a runner-up at the 2016 Wimbledon tournament. She had previously also finished as the runner-up at the 2014 tournament s women s doubles and 2015 in mixed doubles.


Early life

She made her major junior tournament debut at the 2009 French Open, where she finished as runner-up. She would go on to win the 2010 tournament, as well as two other Grand Slam junior titles.


Trivia

In April 2016, she reached her then-highest world singles ranking at #39. The year before, she had reached #8 on the world doubles rankings.


Family of Timea Babos

She was born and raised in Sopron, Hungary.


Close associates of Timea Babos

She was a frequent doubles partner of American tennis player Sloane Stephens during her junior career.





















Robin Soderling













































About Robin Soderling

Swedish tennis player who turned pro in 2001; he achieved the World No. 4 singles ranking on November 15, 2010.


Early life

He was already playing tennis at the age of five.


Trivia

He learned to speak three languages: English, Swedish, and German.


Family of Robin Soderling

He married Jenni Mostrom, with whom he had a daughter, Olivia, in 2012.


Close associates of Robin Soderling

He defeated Rafael Nadal at the 2009 French Open.





















John Isner













































About John Isner

American tennis professional who was ranked singles World No. 9 on March 19, 2012.


Early life

He won the NCCA championship with the University of Georgia in 2007.


Trivia

He competed against Nicolas Mahut in the longest tennis match in history as of 2010, clocking in at 11 hours 5 minutes over three days.


Family of John Isner

He grew up with two brothers, Nathan and Jordan.


Close associates of John Isner

He lost in the quarterfinals of the 2012 Olympics to Roger Federer .