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Apr 8, 2008

What are the men tennis players' nicknames?

Esther, the biggest tennis fan, loves to refer ATP players by their nicknames. Like in the previous post, she refers MIkhail Youzhny as Misha. I believe some of you knows that Roger Referer is famously known as Fedex and Novak Djokovic is known as Nole or Djoker.

Here's a list of tennis players and their nicknames. The next time you read a tennis post or article, you know who the writer is referring to.

Almagro, Nicolás - Nico

Ančić, Mario - Super Mario, Baby Goran

Baghdatis, Marcos - Baghs, Baghster, Baggy, Bagman, Baghdaddy

Cañas, Guillermo - Willy, Giant Killer

Davydenko, Nikolay - Kolya

Djokovic, Novak - Nole, NoDjoke, Djoker, Djokster; Nokia; Nox

Federer, Roger - Rog, The Federer Express (FedEx), (The) Fed, Captain Wasabi, Darth Federer

Ferrer, David - Ferru

Ferrero, Juan Carlos - Juan Carlos Ferrero Donat, Juanqui, (el) Mosquito; Chavalito; JCF

Gasquet, Richard - Richie; Baby Fed

González, Fernando - Gonzo, Speedy González; El Bombardero de la Reina; Mano de Piedra

Grosjean, Sébastien - Sebie, Big John

Haas, Tommy - Hasi; Tommy Boy

Henman,Tim - Tiger Tim; Henners; Timmy

Hewitt, Lleyton - Rusty

Hrbatý,Dominik - The Dominator

Johansson, Thomas - Tompa, ThoJo

Ljubičić, Ivan - Ljubo

Malisse, Xavier - X-Man

Massú, Nicolás - Nico; Vampiro

Moyà, Carlos - Charlie, Carlito(s)

Murray, Andy - Muzzah, Muzcat

Nadal, Rafael - Rafa, Jetboy, Pirate boy,The Boy, King of Clay

Nieminen, Jarkko - Jakke, Shark, Flying Finn

Robredo, Tommy - Tomito; Disco Tommy

Roddick, Andy - A-Rod, Duckman

Safin, Marat - The Safinator

Srichaphan, Paradorn - Ball

Tsonga, Jo-Wilfried - Jo, Baby Ali, Jo-Jo; Jo-Willy

Youzhny, Mikhail - Misha

For the complete list of nicknames, click here.


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