Jeff Tarango

Jeff Tarango

Biography of Jeff Tarango 

Jeff Tarango is a retired American tennis player. He was a member of the Davis Cup Committee for six years within the USTA (United States Tennis Association). Currently, he serves as the vice-chair for the AAC on the USOC (Governance Committee). He is also the Director of Tennis at the Jack Kramer Club, which is just south of Los Angeles. He was the tournament director of a $30,000 men's California championships in 2018. 

Famous for 

He is well-known as the former US professional tennis player

He is also known for the first player to default himself, after a series of disagreements with the chair umpire Bruno Rebeuh, at Wimbledon in 1995.  

Early Life and Family 

Jeff Tarango was born on 20th November 1968 in Manhattan Beach, California, the USA. His birth name is Jeffrey Gail Tarango. His nationality is American while his ethnicity is white. His zodiac sign is Scorpio. He was born in a Middle-class family. Jeff grew up in his hometown Manhattan Beach. He completed his junior year at Stanford University. He is a follower of Christianity. 

Career 

 After completing his junior year at Stanford University, Tarango began his professional tennis career in the year 1989. During his career, he won two top-level singles titles and 14 doubles titles.

 Tarango reached two Super 9 quarterfinals, Rome in 1995 and Miami in 1998. He became runner-up in the men's doubles at the 1999 French Open, partnering with Croatian tennis player Goran Ivanišević. In 2003 Tarango got retired from the main tour tennis events but still made occasional appearances at professional events. After seven years, he got retired from professional tennis in 2010. 

Currently, he is serving as a tennis coach. Tarango also spends his time in broadcasting for TV channels- BBC, ESPN, Tennis Channel, Fox Sports, and DirecTV.

Personal Life and Wife 

Jeff Tarango is a married man. He is married to Jessica Balgrosky his longtime girlfriend. Jessica supported Jeff in every tennis events and she was always available cheering him in the game. The duo tied their knot on June 13, 2007. The couple is now the parents of their five children- two sons named Jackson and Ace and three daughters named Nina Rose, Katherine, and Jessie. They are all living together and there is no misunderstanding or disputes between Tarango and Jessica till now.  

Height and Weight 

Tarango is a sportsman with an Athletic build body. Despite being retired he still maintains a fit and active body with playing tennis regularly and doing fitness exercise. He stands around 5 ft 11 inches and weighs 73 Kg. He has a dark brown hair color and brown eyes. He is a man with a straight sexual orientation. 

Net worth and wealth 

As of 2020, The net worth of Tarango is estimated to be the US $1 million- $5 million. During his 20 years long professional tennis career, he was able to win about $4 million cash prize by playing in Top-level tennis events including the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon, and US Open. Currently, he earns by serving as a Coach and working as a sports broadcaster. He owns a house in Manhattan Beach, California, and also drives an expensive car. 

Facts About Jeff Tarango

  • #1In the 1995 Wimbledon Championship match, he became infuriated with French umpire Bruno Rebeuh, who had ruled against Tarango several times, which made him leave the match.
  • #2His career-high world rankings are No. 42 in singles and No. 10 in doubles.
  • #3Tarango was banned by the ITF from the 1996 Wimbledon tournament.
  • #4He holds a charity event in La Jolla for the Rady Children's Hospital in San Diego.
  • #5During his broadcasting career, Tarango has earned a reputation for having a good eye for potential Hawk-Eye overrules.
  • #6Tarango has coached many players such as Younes El Aynaoui, Andriy Medvedev, Maria Sharapova, Vince Spadea, Mirjana Lucic, Irakli Labadze, JC Aragone.
  • #7After professional tennis, Tarango worked for the AON Corporation with Theodore Forstmann, Andy Roddick, and many other society notables.
  • #8Tarango currently consults and does speaking engagements for inspired groups.
  • #9He won two NCAA team titles during his junior years at Stanford University.
Jeff Tarango
Quick Facts of Jeffrey Tarango
Celebrated Name Jeff Tarango
Age 51 years old
Nick Name Jeff Tarango
Birth Name Jeff Tarango
Birth Date 1968-11-20
Gender Male
Profession Tennis player
Nationality American
Birthnation America
Place of Birth Manhattan Beach, California, the USA
Ethnicity White
Famous for the former US professional tennis player
Residence Manhattan Beach, California, the USA.
Horoscope Scorpio
Education Stanford University
Career Start 1989-2010
Sexual Orientation Straight
Marital Status Married
Wife Jessica Balgrosky (2007-Present)
Children 5
Son 2 (Jackson and Ace)
Daughter 3(Nina Rose, Katherine, and Jessie)
Height 5 ft 11 inches
Weight 73 Kg
Body Build/Type Athletic
Hair Color Dark brown
Eye Color brown
Net Worth $1 million-$5 million
Source of Wealth Coaching and broadcasting
Ranking No. 42 in singles and No. 10 in doubles
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