John Millman is the talk of the tennis world right now. He is a professional tennis player and commentator from Australia. He has played many tennis games and got huge appraisals from his fans as he plays really well.
John has amazed his fans with his playing skills and surely his fans want to know some interesting things about him. So we are here with some interesting facts about him.
8 Things You Didn’t Know About John Millman
1. Not Afraid to Speak His Mind
We live in an era where people are afraid to speak their minds on politics but John is a bit opposite in this case as he talks about his political views without any fear.
2. Football Fan
Besides being an amazing tennis player he is a huge football fan also as he loves seeing football matches whenever the TV is on.
3. Variety of Interest
John’s favorite bands include “The Killers” and “Temper Trap”, in addition to American football. He is also a fan of Liverpool (a football/soccer team).
4. Shoulder Injury
He had a severe shoulder injury in 2013 that nearly ruined his career. But thankfully after his recovery in April 2014, he returned to the Futures circuit after falling out of the top 800 in the world.
5. Secured a Double Bagel Win
You don’t immediately think of John Millman as an Olympic record holder, yet he holds a unique place in Olympic Tennis history. He defeated Lithuanian Ricardas Berankis 6-0, 6-0 in the first round of the 2016 Olympic Men’s Singles in Rio, becoming the first men’s singles tennis player to win a double bagel.
He has got an amazing nickname “Millmania”. Millmania was created by Australian journalist “Phill Lutton” following Millman’s incredible run at the 2013 Brisbane International.
7. Winner All Around the World
Millman has put in the work to become an overnight star during his tennis career, and he has done it for many years. He has won tournaments across Australia, including Traralgon, Kalgoorlie, Berri, Darwin, and many other parts of the world.
8. Beats Roger Federer
He beats world-class tennis player “Roger Federer” which was a huge achievement for his tennis career and had a career record of 0-10 against top-10 players. But now he has a record of 1-10.