Q&A #10 with World #85 Marius Copil

Marius Copil

Marius Copil Functional Tennis Q&A

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?
7

Did any of your parents play tennis?
No

What was your highest ITF world ranking (under 18)?
340

What tennis academy did you train at as a junior?
Sport Scheck in Munich

Did you go to University?
No

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?
Km/h

Whats your biggest weapon on court?
Serve

Whats your faster ever serve?
242 Km/h, The Fastest in all of the Grand Slams. Here it the below.

 

Do you like flying?
Yes

Your flying class?
First to Australia. Business to US and Asia and the rest economy

What clothing company are you sponsored by?
Mizuno

Marius Copil Mizuno and Tecnifibre

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?
25/24

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?
No

Did you ever use a tournament towel as a gift!?
Yes 😃

Whats the one match that you played that you remember the best? 
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. 

 

 

Where city has the best on court fans for atmosphere? 
Melbourne, New York and Paris

Who was your childhood tennis hero?
Pete Sampras

Do you prefer Running/Biking/Love Both or Hate Both?
Running

What do you do to relax while at tournaments?
Visit and enjoy some free time with friends.

Do you read books?
Yes

What is your all time favourite book?
Twilight Saga

And what book are you reading now?
Sun Tzu - The Art of War (Great book!)

Sun Tzu - The Art of War

Whats your all-time favourite movie?
Hangover and Bad boys 2

What is your favourite quote?
If you go down, you go down blazing

Marius Copil Quote

 

Thanks for Marius for taking the time to fill out our Q&A. Make sure you follow him on Instagram here 

 

 

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