Andrew Castle Biography


Andrew Castle

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Birth Name: Andrew Castle
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Birth Country: United Kingdom
Height: 6 Feet 3 Inch
Birth Sign: scorpio
Age:   54 Years
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Retired tennis professional, Andrew Castle who once reached on Grand Slam final of the Australian Open mixed doubles event in 1987 is now popular for being the television and radio presenter. He is also known for his appearance in the show, Strictly Come Dancing. Born as Andrew Nicholas Castle in Epsom, Surrey, England, United Kingdom to Lavinia Pollock and Frank Castle, Andrew was raised in middle class family. He is English and is of white ethnicity.

On 18th of May 1991, Andrew got married to Sophia Castle. As a husband and wife, they welcomed two children together. Besides this love life, both of them are not linked having extra love affairs.

Andrew was just nine years old, when he played tennis for the first time. At that time, he was offered to play tennis by his friend and that day he played for eight hours without any rest. Because of his family humble condition, he and his father became the taxi drivers but later he won the UK under-12 national tennis championships and he joined Millfield School in a full tennis scholarship. After years of hardship and dedication, he played his first professional game in 1986 and reached the third round at Queen’s Club the same year. His net worth is more than a million. 

 

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Born in Epsom, Surrey, England

1963 15th of November

Born as Andrew Nicholas Castle in Epsom, Surrey, England, United Kingdom to Lavinia Pollock and Frank Castle, Andrew was raised in middle class family. He is English and is of white ethnicity. He is six feet and three inch tall. 

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Played tennis for the first time

1972

Andrew was just nine years old, when he played tennis for the first time. At that time, he was offered to play tennis by his friend and that day he played for eight hours without any rest. 

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Became professional tennis player

1986

While he was spending hard days of his life, he won the UK under-12 national tennis championships and he joined Millfield School in a full tennis scholarship. After years of hardship and dedication, he played his first professional game in 1986 

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Won three tour doubles titles

1987

Within a year, he won several titles as a tennis player. In his first year of professional life, he reached the third round at Queen’s Club and the following year, he became the champions of the three tour doubles titles.

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His highest ranking as a tennis player

1988 19th of December

In 1987, he won several titles and the same year he also became a mixed doubles finalist at the Australian Open. In 1988, he also took part in Seoul Olympic Games representing Britain. On 19th of December 1988, he reached the highest ranking in his career. 

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Married to Sophia Castle

1991 18th of May

On 18th of May 1991, Andrew got married to Sophia Castle. He met her for the first time in Tokyo while he was competing in Japan Open tennis tournament. As a husband and wife, they welcomed two children together.

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Retired from tennis

1992

Though he didn't win major trophies as a tennis player, he did reach on Grand Slam final of the Australian Open mixed doubles event in 1987. Since the beginning of his professional career, he displayed beautiful games but he announced his retirement in 1992. 

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Became the commentator for BSkyB

1992

The end of his professional tennis career was the beginning of his television career. As soon as he announced his retirement from tennis, he joined BSkyB and began working there as a commentator and a television presenter. 

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First child, Georgina Castle

1993

He became father for the first time in his life in 1993. He and his sweet wife, Sophia Castle welcomed their first child together in 1993 and that time they welcomed a baby girl and they named her Georgina Castle.

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Second child, Claudia Castle

1995

He also became father for the second time in his life and that was in 1995. As a married couple, he and his wife, Sophia Castle welcomed their second child together that year and that time it was also a baby girl and they named her Claudia Castle. 

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