Meet Sam Querrey
The Hawaii Open is excited to welcome 2017 Wimbledon semi-finalist Sam Querrey!
Since turning pro in 2006, Sam Querrey has achieved a career-high ranking of No.11 in 2018, finishing 12 straight seasons in the Top 100. In 2017, he advanced to his first Grand Slam semi-final during Wimbledon, making him the first American Grand Slam semi-finalist since Andy Roddick in 2009. Querrey has 10 singles titles and has made it to nineteen finals in his career.
“I’m excited to play in Honolulu at the Hawaii Open this year. Hawaii is one of my favorite places to visit, and the event is a great way for me to get ready before the start of the 2020 season in Australia,” said Querrey. “I’m looking forward to seeing all the fans in Honolulu this December!”
FUN FACTS: SAM QUERREY
Born on October 7, 1987, and began playing tennis at age 4 after being introduced by his mother.
Is known for his powerful serve and holds the record for consecutive service aces in a match with 10 aces.
Father, Mike, is a mortgage banker and ex-baseball player who was drafted by Detroit Tigers. Mother, Chris. Sister, Ellen.
Considered playing college tennis at University of Southern California before turning pro in June 2006.
Member of ATP Player Council for 2018-20 term.
Favorite surface is hard and favorite shots are serve and forehand.
Hobbies include playing basketball, table tennis and golf.
Fan of Los Angeles Lakers (NBA).
Hit 2 home runs in batting practice on 29 March 2008 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami.
In March 2015, appeared on Bravo TV show “The Millionaire Matchmaker.”
Wife, Abby (married 9 June 2018).
Fitness trainer is Gena Ball and physiotherapist is Paul Kinney.