37 Facts About Mardy Fish

1. Mardy Fish has a group of fans called "The Fishheads" who travel with him and cheer him on during matches.

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2. Mardy Fish went to Vero Beach High School with country music star Jake Owen and remains good friends.

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3. Mardy Fish is good friends with Andy Roddick and Bob and Mike Bryan.

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4. Mardy Fish bowed out in the second round after a valiant five-set stoush with 18th seed and eventual quarterfinalist Feliciano Lopez.

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5. Mardy Fish announced that he would retire after the US Open.

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6. Mardy Fish teamed with Tomas Berdych in doubles, but they lost their first match.

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7. Mardy Fish won his first-round match of doubles in Washington DC, partnering Grigor Dimitrov, but they conceded a walkover in the second round.

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8. Mardy Fish made a return to competitive tennis in February 2015 at the Tennis Championship of Dallas, competing with Mark Knowles in the doubles tournament.

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9. In June 2014 Mardy Fish had a cardiac catheter ablation operation to correct misfiring electric pulses in his heart.

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10. Mardy Fish lost in the third round against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.

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11. Mardy Fish received a bye to the second round and defeated qualifier Bobby Reynolds in three sets.

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12. Mardy Fish made it to the third round of Indian Wells, before being defeated by Australian Matthew Ebden.

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13. Mardy Fish went down in the second round of the 2012 Australian Open to Colombian Alejandro Falla.

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14. Mardy Fish played for the first time in the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals, but was eliminated in the round-robin stage.

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15. At the 2011 Farmers Classic on July 31, 2011, Mardy Fish faced Ernests Gulbis for the title, having defeated fellow American teenager Ryan Harrison in the semifinals.

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16. Mardy Fish reached the quarterfinals at Wimbledon for the first time, after beating the 2010 finalist Tomas Berdych in straight sets.

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17. Mardy Fish reached the third round of the 2011 French Open, his best result at the tournament so far.

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18. Mardy Fish proceeded to win a second straight title, which was his second of the year and first on hard courts, at the Atlanta Tennis Championships.

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19. Mardy Fish won his fourth title, and first on grass, over Belgian Olivier Rochus in three sets.

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20. Mardy Fish faced Michael Llodra in the quarterfinals and Feliciano Lopez in the semifinals to reach the final.

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21. Mardy Fish advanced to the third round in Wimbledon men's singles, where he fell to Novak Djokovic in straight sets.

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22. Mardy Fish won his fifth doubles title, partnering Mark Knowles of the Bahamas at the Regions Morgan Keegan Championships in Memphis.

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23. Mardy Fish started off 2008 quite well at the Hopman Cup, an exhibition event in Perth, Australia.

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24. Mardy Fish had few problems in his first four matches, but lost in straight sets to Roddick.

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25. Mardy Fish made waves on the first day of the tournament by knocking off Ivan Ljubicic, the fourth seed, and had an easy win in the third round when his opponent Wayne Arthurs retired in the opening set.

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26. Mardy Fish reached the quarterfinals of the Australian Open, losing to his old roommate and doubles partner, Andy Roddick.

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27. Mardy Fish began 2007 by achieving his best finish at a Grand Slam.

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28. Mardy Fish could only play one set before retiring against Georgian Irakli Labadze.

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29. At Wimbledon, Mardy Fish signaled his return to professional status as he reached the third round, defeating fellow American Robby Ginepri and Dutch player Melle van Gemerden.

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30. Mardy Fish lost the final in five sets to Chilean Nicolas Massu.

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31. At the 2004 Summer Olympics, Mardy Fish earned a silver medal having defeated Juan Carlos Ferrero and Fernando Gonzalez to reach the final.

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32. Mardy Fish played well in 2004, reaching the finals at the SAP Open in San Jose, California and in the Gerry Weber Open in Halle, Germany.

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33. Mardy Fish spent his first few years as a pro playing in the Challenger and Futures circuits.

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34. Mardy Fish attended Vero Beach High School for tenth grade, then moved to Boca Prep in Boca Raton, Florida, for his junior and senior years of high school.

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35. Mardy Fish is the son of a tennis teaching professional and a housewife, Tom and Sally Fish.

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36. At the 2004 Summer Olympic Games, Mardy Fish reached the final in the men's singles, losing to Nicolas Massu.

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37. Mardy Fish is one of several American tennis players who rose to prominence in the early 2000s.

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