Nerman Fatic


Bosna i Hercegovina



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Sarajevo, Bosna i Hercegovina







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> Nickname is ‘Nerco’.
> Father, Ramiz, is a retired policeman and mother, Amra, is a genetics doctor. Has an older sister, Neira.
> Aunt and uncle played professional handball in Bosnia.
> Speaks Bosnian, English and Italian.
> Started playing tennis at age five with his sister in his hometown. The coach at the local club saw his talent and encouraged him to pursue the sport.
> Mom has had the biggest impact on his career: “She is a doctor and is very ambitious and successful in her life. She helped me in the difficult moments and pushed me forward when I thought of giving up.”
> Obtained a law degree from the University of Sarajevo in 2018 and will pursue further studies in criminal law.
> Idols growing up were Lleyton Hewitt and Rafael Nadal.
> Is close with former World No. 23 Damir Dzumhur, who lives in the same neighborhood in Sarajevo: “Me and Damir were pretty much raised together in Bosnia. It is tough to have a tennis career there, but if you have the will and passion, doors will open and you'll find a way.”
> Favourite football teams are FC Sarajevo and Real Madrid. Lists Cristiano Ronaldo as his favourite athlete.
> Listens to 80s and 90s music and enjoys Balkan rap.
> Favourite food from home is ‘Burek’, a pita with meat and potatoes.
> Says his perfect day away from tennis includes golf and spending time with friends.
> Two things he can't travel without: music speaker and a good book.
> Favourite vacation involves skiing in Austria.