Renowned English professional who achieved a World No. 4 ranking and was considered one of Britain's greatest open-era male tennis players.
He grew up in a sports-loving family, as his maternal grandfather and great-grandmother had both played at Wimbledon; he began playing tennis at age three.
He would have been happy to become a professional golfer had he not become a tennis player.
He married TV producer Lucy Heald on December 11, 1999, with whom he fathered three daughters.
He was runner-up to Roger Federer in 2004 and 2006 at the ATP career finals.