- 2x World Top 20 ranked player (1999, 2005)
- 2x U.S. Olympian (2000, 2004)
- 13x World Top 100 ranked player (1994-2009)
- Recorded singles wins over Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras, and 12 other Grand Slam Singles Champions
- Youngest American to finish in the Top 100 at 20 years old (1994)
Vince Spadea is a former professional tennis player. A mainstay in the top 100 rankings, he recorded ATP career singles wins over Roger Federer, Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi, Rafael Nadal and Andy Roddick amongst others. Vince broke into the Top 20 players in the world for the first time in 1999 after achieving his best performance in a major at the Australian Open, reaching the Round of 16 and winning in four sets over Andre Agassi. While he struggled in the early 2000s, Vince played in the ATP Champions Race in April 2003, earning a career high tenth place. He also won his first career ATP Tour tournament in Scottsdale, Arizona in 2004, defeating James Blake and Andy Roddick. He regained his top 20 ranking in 2005, achieving his career-high world ranking of 18th and is considered to have made one of the greatest comebacks in tennis history. He was selected to compete for the United States at both the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games and the Athens 2004 Olympic Games. Vince made it to the third round of the 2008 Australian Open, marking his 13th year as a top 100 ranked player. He also reached nine career pro singles titles in 2008.
A Chicago native, Vince currently pursues writing, acting, producing and music. He wrote Break Point: The Secret Diary Of A Pro Tennis Player, a detailed memoir on the behind scenes life of a pro tennis player published in 2006. Several sports writers were impressed with his book and he sold out of hardcover copies in the book’s debut month. In addition, Vince has pursued his interests in rap and clothing design. He has performed on national television numerous times including the Today Show, 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, ESPN at Wimbledon, USA Network and on The Tennis Channel. He founded 6 Star Ventures, a company incorporating venture capital, model management, acting management, film and television production, Spadea branding and mergers and acquisitions.
Video Message$99Get a Personal Video Greeting from Vince Spadea! He will record a birthday or congratulatory greeting, surprise message for your event, or a client and employee motivational message. You can even save and share the recording afterwards!
NOTE: This request will take 5 business days to process. Your credit card will be charged automatically once the video has been recorded by the Pro.
Lunch or Dinner$250Vince will join you and your small group of up to 10 people at lunch or dinner. You choose the restaurant and you choose what you want to talk about. Vince will share stories from his career. Note: for larger parties, please see appearance fee below.
Pick-Up Game$250 per hourMake your next pick-up match unforgettable by inviting Vince to join.
Attend a Match$750Have an extra seat at the match? Vince will join you and your guests and share insight on the game. Discuss Vince's career and his trajectory in becoming a professional.
Celebrations$1,000Invite Vince to join you and your guests at your birthday, bar/bat mitzvah, wedding, or anniversary party! He'll be sure to be entertaining company.
Appearance$1,000Hire Vince Spadea to make an appearance at your next event! Vince Spadea’s appearance will be the perfect way to promote your business or organization. (Up to 60 minutes). Autograph show pricing may vary.
Q&A$1,000Vince will share his story with up to 20 people. Your small group of friends, students, coworkers, or event attendees will be inspired by Vince’s path to success.
Coaching$250 per hourTo be the best you need to learn from the best. Hiring Vince as a coach will give you access to an Olympic tennis player. Vince will coach a group of 1-6 people drills that helped him become a pro athlete.
* Booking this talent outside of the booking region may result in additional costs. Thuzio Pros are subject to availability.