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Marat Mikhailovich Safin Wiki Biography
Marat Mubinovich Safin was born on the 27th January 1980. in Moscow, Russia, and is a former professional tennis player, who is probably best recognized for reaching the world No. 1 tennis ranking in men’s singles tennis by The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) in 2002. His professional tennis career was active from 1997 to 2009. He is currently recognized as a politician, who is a member of the United Russia party.
So, have you ever wondered how rich Marat Safin is, as of mid-2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the total size of Marat’s net worth is over $15 million, mostly accumulated through his successful career as a professional tennis player. Another source is coming from his career as a politician.
Marat Safin Net Worth $15 Million
Marat Safin hails from a Tartar family, as the son of Rauza Islanova and Mubin Safin – both of them were tennis players and coaches; his younger sister is Dinara Safin, who is also a former professional tennis player. His father is also known as a manager of the local Spartak Tennis Club and coach of Anna Kournikova, Anastasia Myskina and Elena Dementieva. He has been playing tennis since he was a small boy – wen he was 14 years old, Marat moved with his family to Valencia, Spain, in order to enroll at advanced tennis training programs, which were not available in Russia.
Subsequently, Marat moved on to a higher level of tennis competition, and his career turned professional in 1997, which marked the beginning of his net worth. In the following year, he participated at the French Open, and defeated champion Gustavo Kuerten and was named ATP Newcomer of Year. In no time, he won his first Grand Slam tournament at the US Open, when he defeated Pete Sampras, after which he participated at the 2000 Tennis Masters Cup and ATP Tour World Championships, winning in straight sets over Andre Agassi, which earned him his first ATP title. He held the No. 1 world ranking from November 2000 until April 2001, and in the same year, he won the ATP Most Improved Player of Year title.
In the following year, Marat continued to line up successes, reaching three more Grand Slam finals at the Australian Open in 2002, 2004 and 2005, and winning in 2005, and another title in Madrid, Spain in the same year. In 2002, thanks to him, Russia won its first Davis Cup victory, To speak further about his career, Marat won over Novak Djokovic at Wimbledon, reaching the semifinals in 2008, which also increased his net worth by a large margin. In 2009, he decided to retire after the Paris Masters.
After retirement, Marat became a member of the Russian Tennis Federation, as well as a part of the Russian Olympic Committee. Moreover, he has been a playeonat the ATP Masters Tour since 2011.
Thanks to his accomplishments, Marat was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame, as the first Russian tennis player to achieved that.
Apart from his career as a professional tennis player, Marat is also known as a politician, who became active in 2011, when was elected to the Russian Parliament as a member of the United Russia Party, created by Vladimir Putin, which also increased his net worth.
When it comes to his personal life, Marat Safin was married to Anna Druzyaka in 2013, but is currently single. He lives in Monte Carlo, Monaco.
|Date Of Birth
|January 27, 1980
|Place Of Birth
|Rauza Islanova, Mikhail Alexeivich Safin
|Laureus World Sports Award for Breakthrough of the Year
|Best Male Tennis Player ESPY Award, Best Breakthrough Athlete ESPY Award
|2008 Wimbledon Official Film
|Is of the ethnicity - Tatar, a small Muslim ethnic group residing in the Russian Federation. Is a known Tatar in the major sports of Russia along with fellow Tatar and Muslim and soccer phenom Marat Izmailov.
|Won his second Grand slam title at the Australian Open in January 2005. He beat Lleyton Hewitt in the final.
|Beat Pete Sampras in 2000 at the age of 20 at his first ever Open, the U.S. Open
|One of only 7 people to have beaten Roger Federer
|Trains part of season in Valencia where he spent most of his years as a youth (from age 13-19) and works out with several Spanish players
|Named ATP Newcomer of Year in 1998 and ATP Most Improved Player of Year in 2000
|A fan of Spartak, Moscow soccer team and NBA star 'Shaquille O'Neal (I)'
|Began playing tennis at age six with his father, Misha, director of a small tennis club in Moscow, and mother, Rausa Islanova, who served as her son's coach from ages 6 to 13
|Coached by former ATP pro Peter Lundgren of Sweden (since May 2004) who was also the former coach of Roger Federer.
|Older brother of Dinara Safina
|Has a younger sister, Dinara (also an elite tennis player)
|Lives in Monte-Carlo (Monaco)
|He was born in Moscow.
|Russian tennis player. His best ranking was number 1 on the world.(2000)
|Wimbledon Championships 2009
|Best of Five
|The History of Argentine Tennis
|TV Movie documentary
|Rally for Relief
|Athens 2004: Games of the XXVIII Olympiad
|Late Show with David Letterman