Lloyd Harris is a professional tennis player from South Africa. He was born on 24th February 1997 in Cape Town, the second-most populous city in RSA. Righty reached a career-high ranking of World No.49 on 8th August 2021.
Who Is Lloyd Harris’s parents, sister, girlfriend and coach?
Harris’s father’s name is George, who works in hospital management, and his mother, Cecelia, owns a sports clothing line. And he has a sister named Monique. His girlfriend name is Biance Van Zyl.
Since 2012, Lloyd has been coached by Anthony Harris, who runs a tennis academy in Cape Town.
Lloyd Harris Junior Career
Harris began playing tennis at the age of three. According to ITF records, he competed in the junior circuit from March 2012 to September 2015. He claimed three grade five level tournament titles and reached a career-high junior ranking of World No.38 on 5th January 2015.
Lloyd Harris ATP Career
South African turned into a professional career in 2015. Harris made his ATP main draw debut at the 2017 Antalya Open as a lucky loser. In addition to this, he reached the championship match at the 2020 Adelaide Open and 2021 Dubai Duty-Free Tennis Championships.
Moreover, He notably stunned World No.3 Rafael Nadal in the first meeting at the 2021 Citi Open in Washington. Harris qualified for the third round at the Australian Open and the second round at the French Open, Wimbledon and US Open in the Grand Slam events.
Exciting Facts About Lloyd Harris
Harris height is six feet and four inches(193 cm), and his nickname is King. South African speaks English and Afrikaans.
Lloyd’s favourite shot, surface and tournament: forehand, hard court and Australian Open. In addition, his childhood idols are Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka. He enjoys cars, music, spending time with family and friends, football and supports Tottenham Hotspur FC.
Lloyd Harris on Twitter: @lloydharris63
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