Ricardas Berankis is a professional tennis player from Lithuania. Righty was born on 21st June 1991 in Vilnius, Lithuania. He resides in Bradenton, Florida, the United States of America and Vilnius Lithuania.
Who Is Ricardas Berankis’ Parents and Sister?
Berankis’ father’s name is Genadijus and his mother’s name is Jelena. And he has an older sister named Lina.
Who Is Ricardas Berankis’ Coach? How Tall Is Berankis?
Ricardas Berankis has been coached by Janko Tipsarevic, the former Serbian tennis professional, and Dirk Hordorff, the professional ATP coach.
Berankis’ height is five feet and nine inches(175 cm).
Ricardas Berankis Junior Career
Berankis began playing tennis at the age of two-year-old because of his older sister Lina. According to ITF records, he played in the junior tennis circuit from March 2005 to December 2007.
He captured nine titles, including the 2006 and 2007 Yucatan World Cup, Canadian Open junior championships, US Open junior tennis championships, and Orange Bowl Tennis Championships. Lithuanian reached a career-high junior ranking of World No.1 on 10th December 2007.
Ricardas Berankis ATP Career
Berankis turned professional in 2007. He made his ATP main draw debut at the 2008 Orange Warsaw Open as a qualifier. He reached the championship match at the 2012 Los Angeles Open and 2017 Kremlin Cup (Moscow Open).
At the Grand Slam events, Ricardas Berankis played the third round at the Australian Open, French Open, US Open and first round at Wimbledon.
Exciting Facts About Ricardas Berankis
Ricardas’ nickname is Rycka, and he speaks Lithuanian, Russian and English. In addition, his favourite shorts and surface are forehand and hard court. Berankis’ hobbies are spearfishing in lakes of Lithuania, playing pool, reading and listening to a variety of music.
Ricardas Berankis Twitter: @berankisr
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