Name: Denis Kudla
Sport: Tennis
Event(s): Singles
Height: 5-11
Weight: 165
DOB: 8/17/1992
Birthplace: Keiv, Ukraine
Hometown: Arlington, Va.
High School: Homeschooled, Junior Tennis Champions Center
Coach(es): Billy Heiser
Olympic Experience
  • Olympian (2016)
  • Rio 2016 Olympic Games, T-33rd
Other Career Highlights
  • 2016 Australian Open, second round (singles); first round (doubles)
  • 2016 French Open, first round (singles)
  • 2015 Wimbledon, fourth round (singles)
  • 2013 Wimbledon, first round (doubles)
  • 2013 French Open, first round (singles)
  • 2013 US Open, second round (singles, doubles)
Personal: Son of Vladimir and Lucy Kudla...Has one older brother, Nikita...Born in Kiev, Ukraine, and on his first birthday moved to Fairfax, Virginia, with his parents...Began playing tennis at age 7 and attended the Junior Tennis Champions Center in College Park, Maryland, where he was coached by Frank Salazar...Prefers to play on a hard court surface...Avid sports fan and his favorite professional teams include the Philadelphia Eagles (NFL), Washington Capitals (NHL), Washington Wizards (NBA) and Washington Nationals (MLB)...Models his game after David Ferrer and his tennis idol is Roger Federer.