Today, a famous tennis player representing Kazakhstan, Mikhail Kukushkin, celebrates his 31st birthday. The editors of the Tennis time join in the congratulations to Mikhail and wish him success both on the court and beyond. Mikhail Kukushkin was born on December 26, 1987 in Volgograd. He started his professional career in 2006. During the performances, I won one ATP tournament ( in the 2010 season in St. Petersburg ), earning $ 4,527,909 in prize money. Kukushkin’s best achievement in the Grand Slam tournaments is the fourth round of the Australian Open in the 2012 season, where he lost to Briton Andy Murray . Last season Kukushkin finished on the 53rd line of the ATP rating. In May 2015, the athlete was the highest in his career, the 46th place in the world table of ranks. The last tournament in which the athlete took part in the current season, was the “Masters” in Paris. There he reached the second round, where he lost to American John Isner.