Tommy Haas

Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Current Year Record: 4-0


Tommy Haas began playing tennis in Hamburg, Germany at age 4 before moving to Florida at age 11 to attend Nick Bollettieri Academy. Known for his powerful baseline game, Haas turned professional in 1996 and had immediate success. He reached the quarter-finals in his first ATP Tour event, falling to Pete Sampras, and achieved the World No. 2 Ranking in 2002. Haas went on to reach the quarter-finals at each of the Grand Slams and reached the semis at Wimbledon (2009) and three times in Australia (1999, 2002, 2007).

Career Highlights

-Haas achieved World No.2 ranking in May 2002.

-Hass won The World Team Cup in 1998 and 2005.

-He was named 2004 and 2012 ATP Comeback Player of the Year.

-Haas won a silver medal at the 2000 Sydney Olympics.

-Haas reached the semifinals of the Australian Open three times (1999, 2002, 2007), and Wimbledon once (2009).

-In 2016 Haas was named Tournament Director of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells

-16 career titles – 15 in singles; 1 in doubles