Gustavo Kuerten (Tennis Player), born on September 10, 1976 in Florianópolis, Brazil. Gustavo Kuerten's age 42 years & Zodiac Sign Virgo, nationality Brazilian (by birth) & Race/Ethnicity is Mixed (Brazilian, German, some Polish and Austrian). Let's check, How Tall is Gustavo Kuerten?
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Gustavo Kuerten Height
6 Feet 3 Inches (190.50 cm)
|Height & Weight|
|Height (in Feet-Inches)||6 Feet 3 Inches|
|Height (in Centimeters)||190.50 cm|
|Weight (in Kilograms)||85 kg|
|Weight (in Pounds)||187.39 lbs|
Gustavo Kuerten Body Measurements
Gustavo Kuerten's full body measurements are 43 inches (109.22 cm) - 14 inches (35.56 cm) - 32 inches (81.28 cm).
|Measurements||43-32-14 inches/ 109.22-81.28-35.56 cm|
|Chest Size||43 inches (109.22 cm)|
|Biceps Size||14 inches (35.56 cm)|
|Waist Size (Male)||32 inches (81.28 cm)|
Gustavo Kuerten is one of the most famous and trending Tennis Player in whole world right now. Gustavo Kuerten was born on September 10, 1976 in Florianópolis, Brazil.
His father, Aldo, a former amateur tennis player, died of a heart attack in 1985 while umpiring a junior tennis match in Curitiba, when Kuerten was eight years old. His older brother, Raphael, is currently his business manager. His youngest brother, Guilherme, suffered prolonged oxygen deprivation and consequently irreparable brain damage during birth, and as a result suffered from mental retardation and severe physical disability until his death in 2007.
He started playing tennis at the age of six. As a junior player in South America, Guga won many of the most important tournaments in the region. He often played in an age group above his.
After two years as a professional, Kuerten rose to the position of No. 2 player in Brazil, behind Fernando Meligeni, and he had his then highest point by helping the Brazil Davis Cup team defeat Austria in 1996 and reach the competition's first division, the World Group. His unexpected victory in the 1997 French Open - which was not only his maiden ATP Tour victory but also the first time he had reached a professional ranking final - Kuerten had a difficult year and a half, adjusting to his sudden fame and the pressure of being expected to win.
He won the French Open singles title three times (1997, 2000, and 2001), and was the Tennis Masters Cup champion in 2000. Kuerten suffered many problems with injuries which resulted in his non-attendances at many tournaments between 2002 and 2005. After a few failed attempted comebacks, he retired from top-level tennis in May 2008. During his career he won 20 singles and 8 doubles titles. He was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2012. In 2016, he was asked to be the torch bearer for the Rio Olympics.
Who became the only player to beat Andre Agassi and Pete Sampras during the same major tournament. In 2004, he became the only person to defeat Roger Federer at a Grand Slam event.
In 1998, 2002 and 2004 Kuerten received the Prix Orange Roland Garros Award for sportsmanship from the association of tennis journalists. In his homeland Brazil he was awarded the Prêmio Brasil Olímpico in 1999 and was named Athlete of the Year in 1999 and 2000. He received the ATP Arthur Ashe Humanitarian of the Year Award in 2003. Kuerten was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2012. In June 2016 he became their global ambassador, representing the organisation, especially in South America. In 2005, Tennis Magazine put him in 37th place in its list of "The 40 Greatest Players of the Tennis Era".
He married Mariana Soncini. He has two children named Luis and Maria. He has more than 503.2k followers on Instagram, above 496k followers on Facebook and more than 1.85M followers on Twitter. Now he ranked in the list of most popular Brazilian tennis player.
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