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Jan-Lennard Struff

JAN-LENNARD STRUFF

Date of birth April 25th, 1990
Place of birth Warstein, Germany
Nickname “Struffi”

Jan-Lennard started playing tennis at the age of 6 with his parents, Dieter and Martina, who are both tennis coaches. Jan-Lennard’s favorite surface is clay and while he is an all-court player, his favorite shot is backhand. His coach is Carsten Arriens (former German Davis Cup captain), along with Uwe Liedtke who is in charge of Jan-Lennard’s strength and conditioning.

He is determined and ambitious to continue improving his game while continuing to be a gentleman on and off the court. In his spare time, Jan-Lennard loves watching soccer and enjoys reading books. Jan-Lennard’s childhood tennis idol was Pete Sampras and his favorite tournament is Roland Garros. Prior to turning professional, Jan-Lennard graduated from high school and is fluent in both German and English.

Achievements

  • Reached a career high ranking no. 44 on May 2017
  • In 2017 qualified at ATP Masters 1000 events in Monte-Carlo and Rome
  • Advanced to Marrakech QF, Munich QF and Miami 3R
  • In 2016 captured 5th Challenger singles title of career at Mons, BEL

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