Birth Name: Bethanie Lynn Mattek
Place of Birth: Rochester, Olmsted, Minnesota, United States
Date of Birth: March 23, 1985
Ethnicity: Czech/Bohemian, German, possibly other
Bethanie Mattek-Sands is an American professional tennis player.
Bethanie was born in Rochester, Minnesota, the daughter of Timothy “Tim” John Mattek and Heidi Lynn (Brunner). She has a sister, Allison, and two brothers, Chad and Andrew. They were raised between Neenah, Wisconsin, and Florida.
Her paternal grandparents were Elsie and John W. Mattek (the son of John Mattek and Celia). John Mattek’ was born in Wisconsin, to a Bohemian father, August Mattek, and a mother from Wisconsin, Minnie, whose parents were German. Celia was also born in Wisconsin, to Bohemian parents.
Bethanie’s mother’s surname is usually of German origin.
Bethanie’s parents are pictured here.
Bethanie is married to Justin Sands.
Obituary of Bethanie’s great-uncle (paternal grandfather’s brother), Floyd Mattek – http://www.legacy.com
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