Oscar Otte is one of Germany’s tennis stars. The tennis player shows great talent on the court. His sense of humor always shines through.
Cologne – On July 16, 1993, the German tennis player Oscar Otte – nicknamed Ozzy – was born in the cathedral city. He has been in the top 100 in the world rankings since 2022. In addition to his athletic performance, the 1.93 meter tall tennis professional inspires his fans with his humor.
Tennis player Oscar Eight private: origin and family
Not much is known about Oscar Otte’s childhood other than his origins in Cologne. Only that he suffered early from several allergies and intolerances, which is why at the end of 2016 he changed his diet. There is also little information about his family. But without a doubt, boyfriend Emma is one of them. She is the daughter of his coach Peter Moraing.
In early 2018, the tennis player moved to Mühlheim an der Ruhr to live near his coach. He now also lives closer to Mats Moraing, his coach’s nephew. Mats Moraing, who is also a professional tennis player, is one of Oscar Otte’s best friends.
Tennis player Oscar Eight: the beginning of his career and Wimbledon
At the start of his 2011 career, Oscar Eight played mainly on the Future Tour. In 2015, he managed to become German tennis champion. Since 2017, he has competed regularly and successfully in Challenger tournaments. In his first year, he reached the finals in Qingdao. There he finally lost to Serbian tennis player Janko Tipsarević. But just a few weeks later, he won his first Challenger title in doubles with his Cologne team-mate Andreas Mies. And at the next singles tournament in Lisbon, he defeated top 100 player Taro Daniel and also won the Challenger singles title.
The match, which he and his fans probably clearly remembered, took place in 2021. In the second round of Wimbledon, he played Andy Murray 3-6, 6-4, 6-4, 4-6, 2-6. This was the first time he was in the main draw of the Grand Slam tournament. That alone was an important achievement for the tennis ace. The game is probably still remembered by his fans and viewers, primarily because of its comedy: When Oscar Otte slipped, he lay casually on his side, pretending to smoke a cigarette.
Tennis player Oscar Otte: the further course of his career
The smoking position was not the only time the tennis player showed his sense of humor. For example, on the first set of a game, he asked the referee for different shorts because his would always slip down. She actually got him an extra pair to help.
In 2021, Oscar Otte participated in the main draw at the US Open. He won in three sets over Lorenzo Sonego and Denis Kudla. He also won over Andreas Seppi in the third round and reached the quarterfinals for the first time in a Grand Slam tournament. Here he injured his playing hand in a fall in the fourth set and lost the match to Matteo Berrettini. At the end of April 2022, he reached his first semifinal on the ATP Tour in Munich. He was previously nominated for the German Davis Cup team in March 2022. But he remained without action.
Oscar Otte is also active as a club player. From 2011 to 2019 he played for KTHC Stadium Rot-Weiss. He has been a player in the 2nd Bundesliga for TC Bredeney since 2020.
Oscar Eight: The tennis player’s biggest successes
Oscar Otte had already at the age of 28 achieved a number of career highlights. His greatest achievements include:
- German tennis champion 2015
- seven victories on the ATP Challenger Tour
- Victory in the quarter-finals in Munich against top 20 star Reilly Opelka and reach its first semi-final on the ATP Tour
As of April 2022, the tennis player is currently number 62 on the world rankings. In doubles, his current placement is number 390.