In our 10th Q&A we have Word Number 85 Marius Copil from Romania. Marius has been on the tour since 2008 and his know for his massive serves up to 242km/h (150 mp/h). His nicknames are “Mantu” and “Kid” and he speaks Romanian, English, German, Spanish and Italian. He's also regularly featured in ATP Hot Shots video and we'll start off with one :)
What age did you start playing tennis at?
Did any of your parents play tennis?
What was your highest ITF world ranking (under 18)?
What tennis academy did you train at as a junior?
Sport Scheck in Munich
Did you go to University?
What age did you decide to go pro?
12 (wow thats young, the previous 9 Q&A's have all been around 17/18)
What was your highest ATP ranking?
83 Singles & 182 Doubles
If you weren't a pro what do you think you would be doing?
Football Player, Police Man or Engineer.
Are you a Km/h or Mp/h person?
Whats your biggest weapon on court?
Whats your faster ever serve?
242 Km/h, The Fastest in all of the Grand Slams. Here it the below.
Do you like flying?
Your flying class?
First to Australia. Business to US and Asia and the rest economy
What clothing company are you sponsored by?
What rackets do you use?
Tecnifibre Tfight 300 DC
Is the racket personalised for you? Do you know the weight?
Yes. 327 gr
What strings do you use?
Babolat Natural Gut Main. Tecnifibre Razor Code Cross
What tension are your strings?
How many rackets do you carry in your bag for a match?
6 to 8
Whats grips do you use?
Tecnifibre Pro Grip
Are you a sweatband person?
Did you ever use a tournament towel as a gift!?
Madrid 2017 vs Garcia Lopez. It was very emotional match and a very good match as well. Check out the Hot Shot below from that match.
Melbourne, New York and Paris
Who was your childhood tennis hero?
Do you prefer Running/Biking/Love Both or Hate Both?
What do you do to relax while at tournaments?
Visit and enjoy some free time with friends.
Do you read books?
What is your all time favourite book?
And what book are you reading now?
Sun Tzu - The Art of War (Great book!)
Whats your all-time favourite movie?
Hangover and Bad boys 2
What is your favourite quote?
If you go down, you go down blazing
Thanks for Marius for taking the time to fill out our Q&A. Make sure you follow him on Instagram here