In a game originated by the Europeans and dominated by them, one man from the West has made his presence in it. As we talk, Sam Querrey has made his way into the quarter-final of Grand Slam, Wimbledon held in London.
Sam Querrey is a professional American tennis player. In July 2019, Sam is currently ranked at no. 65 in Men’s singles by the ATP. Also, Querry is a right-handed player but uses a two-handed backhand too.
Learn more about this American player who is representing the whole West in Wimbledon, 2019.
But before, here are some facts to keep you updated about the player.
Sam Querrey: Quick Facts
|Full Name:||Sam Querrey|
|Birth Date:||October 10, 1987|
|Birth Place:||San Francisco, California, USA|
|Father’s Name:||Mike Querry|
|Mother’s Name:||Chris Querry|
|Height:||6 feet 6 inches (198cm)|
|Weight:||209 lbs(95 kg)|
|Net Worth:||$12 million|
|Social Media:||Instagram, Twitter|
Sam Querry to face Rafael Nadal in the quarter-final of Grand Slam
Sam Querrey, an American tennis player, is up against the former no. 1 and currently ranked at no. 3, Rafael Nadal. The match against Rafael seems to be a bit hard as Rafael is one of the top contenders for the title.
The match between Sam and Queerry will be at Court 1, on July 10. To achieve such a feat, Sam defeated fellow American Tennys Sandgren by 6-4, 6-7,7-6,7-6. He also attained victory against Austrian Dominic Thiem, French Andrey Rublev, and Australian John Millman, respectively.
Age and Measurements
As of 2019, Sam Querrey is 31 years old. He has a tall stature of 6 feet 6 inches(198cm) and weighs about 209 lbs (95 kg). Sam has a well-balanced physique, and to maintain it, he trains with Gena Ball and checks up with Paul Kinney, a physiotherapist.
Similarly, Sam has a fair skin complexion and light brown hair. Sam has got the hazel colored eye to match his hair.
Early Life and Childhood
Sam Querrey was born on October 10, 1987, in San Francisco, United States of America. He is the son of Mike Querrey and Chris Querrey. His father is the ex-baseball player who was drafted by Detroit Tigers but is now a mortgage banker.
Besides, Querrey also has a sister named Ellen. Talking about his education, Sam attended Thousand Oaks High School and graduated in 2006. Sam gave up his scholarship from the University of Southern California to turn professional.
Professional Career and Titles
Sam Querrey made his pro debut in 2006, and that same year he won the ATP Challenger event. Also, Sam became the first player to achieve such a feat in his pro debut.
Querry is a right-handed tennis player and uses a double-handed backhand. He is also regarded as one of the best servers on tour, which is both powerful and accurate. Currently, under the guidance of Coach Vahe Assadourian, Querry has already bagged ten singles titles.
In 2008, Querry claimed his first ATP level tournament at the Tennis Channel Open in Las Vegas. The following year, Querry claimed his second ATP title in LA Tennis Open, where he defeated the qualifier Carsten Ball.
In the years to come, Sam bagged yet another four ATP titles in 2009 and including his first ATP 500 title, 2010 Regions Morgan Keegan Championships. That same year he also became the first player to win singles and doubles simultaneously since 1981.
But Querrey had the best career at the 2017 Wimbledon Championships when he defeated World No. 1 Novak Djokovic and reached the quarter-final. That same year, he defeated another former No. 1, Rafael Nadal, in the Acapulco final of 2017 in round 16.
2017 proved to be his best after Sam became the first male American to reach the quarterfinals of the US Open since Andy Roddick and Josh Isner in 2011. Furthermore, Sam achieved his career-high rank No. 11 on February 26, 2018. Also, Sam is a capable doubles player who has bagged five titles in his name already. His career-high rank in doubles is 23.
Sam Querrey: Elbow Injury
During his days in 2011, Sam suffered from an elbow injury. His injury affected his match when Querry did not play at Wimbledon or the US Open.
Before his surgery, the injury made it difficult to give his best, costing him many titles. Eventually, Sam underwent elbow surgery in June 2011 and missed three months after that.
Sam Querrey: Personal Life
Currently ranked at no. 65, Sam Querrey is happily married to his wife, Abby Dixon. Abby is a successful American model and an avid fan of her husband, Sam Querrey. The 29-year-old is often seen supporting her partner from the stands.
The couple made it official by tying the knots on June 11, 2018. The pair has no children as of today. Besides playing tennis and spending time with his wife, Sam also enjoys playing basketball, table tennis, and golf.
Net Worth and Income
As of 2019, Sam Querrey has a net worth of $12 million. Most of his income comes from the prize money, and some portions are from endorsements and sponsorships. Currently, the American professional player is sponsored by Fila, K-Swiss, and Aeropro Drive GT Plus racket.
Moreover, Sam has accumulated a total of $11,539,066 from the prize money, including $268,603 from singles and $106,594 from the doubles categories.
Social Media Presence
Instagram– 30.9k Followers
Twitter– 7,830 Followers