Meet Bradley Klahn
Bradley Klahn began playing tennis at age 11 after his mother signed him up for a summer round-robin league.
Father, Dennis, is a group controller; mother, Nancy, played tennis at University of Iowa; sister, Kathryn; brother, Brian.
Growing up, admired countrymen Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi and Andy Roddick.
Favorite surface is hard court and considers serve and forehand as best shots.
Warmed up Roger Federer for his meeting with Rafael Nadal in 2008 Wimbledon final.
Supports Stanford Cardinal (NCAA), Los Angeles Chargers (NFL) and San Jose Sharks (NHL).
Graduated with an economics degree from Stanford University in 2012.
Won 2010 NCAA singles title as a sophomore. Named 2010, 2011 and 2012 All-American in singles and doubles.
Contemplated retirement while missing 21 months from February 2015 through November 2016 following two back surgeries.
During injury absence, served as a volunteer assistant coach for Stanford men’s tennis team.