Born January 27, 1980 in g. Moscow, in a family of tennis players - athletes and coaches. Father - Mubin Alyamsheevich (Michael A.) Safin
, mother - Rouse Islanova.
I became acquainted with tennis at the age of 5 months. The first coach was his mother, who then taught tennis at the club "Spartak".
. In 1990, Safin
in a group of young tennis players from Russia (which also included Anna Kournikova) was received at the Tennis Academy (Cincinnati, USA), but soon returned to their homeland.
. In 1994 went to Spain and was adopted by Pancho Alvarino tennis academy in Valencia
. There he studied under the guidance of Rafael Mensua.
In 1997, Safin
won his first title by winning the tennis tournament of the series "Chellendzhers" in g. Espino, and in November 1997 saw the debut of Marat
in the ATP-round - at the Kremlin Cup in Moscow.
. In April 1998, in a responsible Davis Cup match with Team USA has had a stubborn resistance to the former first racket of the world Jim Courier.
. In the same year reached the fourth circle of the French Open, and then successfully made the U.S. Open.
. In early 1999, entered the top 30 strongest tennis players of the world.
. Spring of 2000 won two consecutive major tournament in Barcelona and Palma de Mallorca, and then reached the final of the elite tournament series Masters, held in Hamburg.
. Fall of 2000 won the U.S. Open, beating Pete Sampras in the final
. Overall in 2000 won the 8 tennis tournaments.
Top Rated ATP Tour singles titles - 1 (September 2000).
He lives and trains in Spain. Friend, Sylvia.
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