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biography

Tommy Haas was born in April 3rd, 1978 in Hamburg, Germany. He started playing tennis at age 4 and now is one of the youngest players in top 50 (atp rankings). He entered Nick Bollettieri's Tennis Academy in Florida when he was about 12. He still lives in Florida. Tommy caught attention of tennis fans in spring of 1998 after defeating Carlos Moya in the 1st round in Hamburg, and winning all the five matches he played in Dusseldorf, Peugeot ATP Tour World Championships. He is ranked #2 after Nicolas Kiefer in Germany's top tennis players. It is believed that he has the best one handed backhand on ATP.

highest rank: #33 currently ranked: #44 height: 6'2" or 1.88cm weight: 182 pounds coach: Nick Bollettieri

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