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Andrew Castle Biography

Dibya Raj Adhikari Sun Dec, 2015
Andrew Castle

Facts of Andrew Castle

Date of Birth: 1963 , November-15
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 6 Feet 3 Inch

Quick Timeline of Andrew Castle

1963 Born in Epsom, Surrey, England
1972 Played tennis for the first time
1986 Became professional tennis player
1987 Won three tour doubles titles
1988 His highest ranking as a tennis player
1992 Retired from tennis
1992 Became the commentator for BSkyB
1991 Married to Sophia Castle
1993 First child, Georgina Castle
1995 Second child, Claudia Castle

Detail Timeline of Andrew Castle

November 15 , 1963

Born in Epsom, Surrey, England

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. 

1972

Played tennis for the first time

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. 

1986

Became professional tennis player

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 

1987

Won three tour doubles titles

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.

December 19 , 1988

His highest ranking as a tennis player

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. 

1992

Retired from tennis

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. 

1992

Became the commentator for BSkyB

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. 

May 18 , 1991

Married to Sophia Castle

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.

1993

First child, Georgina Castle

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.

1995

Second child, Claudia Castle

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. 

Content

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.