Gustavo Kuerten

by andrew on August 17, 2016

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Place of Birth: Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil

Date of Birth: September 10, 1976

Ethnicity: Brazilian (German, some Polish and Austrian)

Gustavo “Guga” Kuerten is a retired Brazilian professional former number 1 tennis player.

Gustavo is the son of Alice (Thümmel) and Aldo Amadeu Kuerten. He is a third cousin of model and television presenter Renata Kuerten.

Pictures of Gustavo’s family can be seen here.

Gustavo has stated:

My mother is Alice Thümmel Kuerten and my father is Aldo Amadeu Kuerten, both of German origin, with some Polish and Austrian influences.

Gustavo’s paternal grandparents were Frederico Kuerten (the son of Augusto Kuerten and Gertrudes Wernke) and Clara Gesing.

Gustavo’s maternal grandfather’s surname was “Thümmel”.

Gustavo’s maternal grandmother was Olga Schlösser/Schloesser. Olga was born in Brusque, Santa Catarina, and was fluent in German.

Source: Genealogy of Gustavo Kuerten – https://www.geni.com

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stlucas March 20, 2017 at 5:44 pm

His maternal grandmother was Olga Schlösser/Schloesser. Olga was born in Brusque, Santa Catarina, and was fluent in German. His paternal grandfather’s surname was Thümmel.

His paternal grandparents were Frederico Kuerten (the son of Augusto Kuerten and Gertrudes Wernke) and Clara Gesing.

He has stated in an interview:

“My mother is Alice Thümmel Kuerten and my father is Aldo Amadeu Kuerten, both of German origin, with some Polish and Austrian influences”.

http://www.museudapessoa.net/pt/conteudo/historia/amor-pelo-tenis-2869/colecao/114044

stlucas March 20, 2017 at 5:50 pm

His maternal grandfather’s surname was Thümmel.*

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