Raffi Cortanyan


Name: Raffi

Nickname: Rafina

Residence: Sydney


Height: 170cm

Weight: Light as a feather on court

Marital Status: Married

Racquet that you use: Babolat Pure Drive because it’s French

Favourite Shot: Backhand down the line (nice and deep)

Favourite Tennis Player (Past & Present): Mary Pierce, Martina Hingis and Agnieszka Radwanska (we’re facebook BFF’s)

Tennis Sydney Debut: January 2010

Tennis Sydney Career Highlights: Final of the Parramatta Classic.

Favourite Tennis Sydney personalities: Tim P, Ryan and Paul Burns

Favourite Tennis Sydney Rival: Jamie Parker, Steven Thorne

Favourite Quote/Saying: In the words of Mariah “I can make it through the rain”.

Who at Tennis Sydney do you enjoy playing against the most: Karim Konrad

Who at Tennis Sydney would you like to play against: Declan Bailey

Any injuries, tennis related or otherwise: My right bum cheek hurts at times but I don’t think it is tennis related.

Any scandals, gossip or rumours that you care to share: So much scandal, so little time I have heard rumours of a leather fetish…xoxo

Personal quote: To a tennis player, love means nothing.