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Top players siblings???

do you know who have a brother or sister, how many of them etc? I was always curious about it and I know only that Venus and Serena have 2 or 3 sisters.

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Re: Top players siblings???

Justine Hénin has one brother and one sister I think
Daniela Hantuchova has a brother that comes sometimes on tour with her (was in Madrid)
Ana Ivanovic has a young brother I think
Mary Pierce has one brother, David, who is also her coach
Julia Vakulenko has one half brother Bryan
Michaela Krajicek has one half brother at least, Richard, former ATP Player
Liezel Huber has a twin sister Monita and an older brother Janus
Cara Black has two brothers, Wayne and Byron, former tennis players
Mara Santangelo has one sister Gaia and one brother Mateo
Flavia Pennetta has one sister Giorgia

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Re: Top players siblings???

I think Henin has a brother

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Sveta has a brother and:

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Golovin has 2 sisters, Oxana and Olga
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ACHAK has a 9 year old brother.

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Peer has a brother and a sister

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Amelie has a Brother he was at Antwerp this year .

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Anna Chakvetadze has a younger brother

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Re: Top players siblings???

Lena D. has a brother, Seva, who is an engineering student, or most likely an engineer. He was a good tennis player as a junior, and sometimes coaches her (actually, some of her best results have come with him as a coach.

Nastya is an only child, which may explain a lot.

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Venus and Serena have a brother

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Re: Top players siblings???

I think a commentator at the US Open said Djokovic has a brother who is supposed to be better than him.

However I have never heard it mensioned again so I'm not 100% sure
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Re: Top players siblings???

Novak has in fact two younger brothers - Djordje and Marko.
Ana Ivanovic has a younger brother - Milos.
Jelena Jankovic has an older brother - Marko.

all of their siblings are often in stands following their matches...
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i know maria has nobody as her sister/brother and is the only children of yuri/yelena!!!

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Justine has 2 brothers and 1 sister.
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