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 Brazilian professional former number one tennis player.

Gustavo is the son of Alice (Thümmel) and Aldo Amadeu Kuerten. He 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 is a third cousin of model and television presenter Renata Kuerten. Pictures of his family can be seen here.

Gustavo is married to Mariana Soncini, with whom he has two children.

Gustavo’s paternal grandfather was Frederico Kuerten (the son of Augusto Kuerten and Gertrudes Wernke).

Gustavo’s paternal grandmother was Clara Gesing (the daughter of Germano Gesing and Ana Füchter). Germano and Ana were born in Germany. Germano was born Hermann Gesing, the son of Bernhard Gesing and Theresia Locks. Ana was the daughter of Heinrich Füchter and Elisabeth Holscher.

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 April 18, 2018 at 10:35 am

Gustavo’s paternal grandmother was Clara Gesing (the daughter of Germano Gesing and Ana Füchter). Germano and Ana were born in Germany. Ana was the daughter of Heinrich Füchter and Elisabeth Holscher.

stlucas April 18, 2018 at 10:55 am

*Germano was born Hermann Gesing in Germany, the son of Bernhard Gesing and Theresia Locks.

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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