HUTCHINS Ross < Back  
Sport Tennis
CGA England   
Gender Men
Born 22 Feb 1985
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence London, ENG
Occupation Athlete
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He began playing tennis when he was six.
Name of coach Louis Cayer, James Davidson
Preferred position / style / stance / technique Double-handed backhand
Handedness Right
International Debut
Year 2008
Competing for Great Britain
General Interest
Nicknames Rosco. (skysports.com, 09 Sep 2011)
Hobbies Music, films, cricket and golf. (itftennis.com, 05 Feb 2012)
Awards and honours He was out of action for a month in early 2012 with a wrist injury. (surreycomet.co.uk, 24 May 2012)
Famous relatives His father Paul is a former British Davis Cup player and captain, and works for the Lawn Tennis Association [LTA]. (atpworldtour.com, 28 May 2012)
Other information PARTNER
He has been playing doubles with Colin Fleming since January 2011, although the pair have known each other a lot longer than that. "[We met when I was] about 14 I'd say playing in a national tournament in the UK. I was probably with the English squad and he was with the Scottish and then we got closer as the years went on." (australianopen.com, 20 Jan 2012)

OLYMPIC GOLD
A gold medal at the Olympic Games would mean more to him than winning one of the four tennis majors. "I think the Olympics is something with worldwide support and you are playing for your nation. I can't explain what it would mean [to win a medal]. It's so rare to be involved in an event of that calibre." (skysports.com, 18 Jan 2012)