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Jan-Michael Gambill

Birthdate: 6/3/1977

Height: 6'3'' (190 cm)
Weight: 200 lbs (90 kg)
Birthplace: Spokane, WA, USA
Residence: Spokane, WA, USA
Plays: Right-handed
Turned Pro: 1996
Current ATP Race Position: 74

Career Review
Singles Record: 188 - 174
Singles Titles: 3
Double Titles: 5
Prize Money: $3,350,955
Singles Career Titles (3)
1999 Scottsdale
2001 Delray Beach
2003 Delray Beach

Beach Finalist (4)
2000--Los Angeles
2001--Miami Ericsson Open
2002--Los Angeles

Doubles Career Titles (5)
2003--Los Angeles
2002--Hamburg TMS, Hong Kong
2001--Delray Beach
2000--San Jose

2004 Highlights
Singles Quarterfinalist:
Memphis,San Jose,Scottsdale
Doubles Semifinalist: Memphis(w/Parrott)

Full name is Jan-Michael Charles Gambill...Began playing tennis at age five at North Park Racquet Club in Spokane...As a youngster, modeled his game after former American greats Jimmy Connors and John McEnroe...Parents, Chuck and Diane, travel most of season with their son...Enjoys spending time at beach and collecting Jaguar cars (owns six)...In People Magazine, was selected as one of "50 Most Beautiful People in the World 2000"...Also signed a contract with the Ford Modeling Agency...A big fan of Utah Jazz in NBA and of Spokane native John Stockton...Enjoys watching basketball and beach volleyball...A self-proclaimed "Trekkie" and aspiring actor, he would love to audition for a role in Star Trek series...Lists Star Trek II as his favorite film...A huge fan of singer Reba McIntyre and actor William Shatner, both of which he's met....Renowned for his physique, he does between 500-1000 situps daily...Spends off-court time at "Cat Tales" Zoological Park near his home in Colbert and donates his time and money for upkeep of endangered cats, including lions, tigers, and jaguars...One of his lions from Cat Tales appeared in Academy Award-winning film "Gladiator"...One of players in ATP's "New Balls Please" campaign...Threw out first pitch at Seattle Mariners baseball game in 2000 in his first-ever big league game...In May 2001, he took batting practice with Houston Astros amd met former U.S. President George Bush during Houston tournament...Served as chairman of ATP Kids' First in 2001, an umbrella program of grass roots...Has a 2-6 career record in Davis Cup play in three ties (2-4 in singles)...Coached by father, Chuck, who also works with his younger son Torrey (born Apr. 30, 1982).

(chinaopen.cn September 10, 2004)

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