#TBT to this week in 1999, when an 18-year-old Roger Federer won his lone ATP Challenger Tour title in Brest, France, defeating Max Mirnyi.

#TBT to this week in 1999, when an 18-year-old Roger Federer won his lone ATP Challenger Tour title in Brest, France, defeating Max Mirnyi.

Belarus' flag bearer Max Mirnyi holds the national flag as he leads the contingent in the athletes parade during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium July 27, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS)

Belarus' flag bearer Max Mirnyi holds the national flag as he leads the contingent in the athletes parade during the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium July 27, 2012. REUTERS/Adrees Latif (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS)

Max Mirnyi of Belarus plays a forehand next to his partner Victoria Azarenka of Belarus during their Mixed Doubles Tennis gold medal match against Laura Robson of Great Britain and Andy Murray of Great Britain on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on August 5, 2012 in London, England.

Olympics Day 9 - Tennis

Max Mirnyi of Belarus plays a forehand next to his partner Victoria Azarenka of Belarus during their Mixed Doubles Tennis gold medal match against Laura Robson of Great Britain and Andy Murray of Great Britain on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on August 5, 2012 in London, England.

Serena Williams and Max Mirnyi after winning Wimbledon mixed doubles in 1998.

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Serena Williams and Max Mirnyi after winning Wimbledon mixed doubles in 1998.

Max Mirnyi playing mixed doubles with Arina Rodionova. Max won Grand Slam Doubles with Venus Williams. Arina, who is wearing Vee's #elevenbyVenus #OlaCollection on court, played with her sister, Anastasia, and Vee on the #WashingtonKastles World Team Tennis Champions team. #serendipity

Max Mirnyi playing mixed doubles with Arina Rodionova. Max won Grand Slam Doubles with Venus Williams. Arina, who is wearing Vee's #elevenbyVenus #OlaCollection on court, played with her sister, Anastasia, and Vee on the #WashingtonKastles World Team Tennis Champions team. #serendipity

Victoria Azarenka & Max Mirnyi - 2012 London Olympics Mixed Doubles Champions

Belarus' Azarenka and Mirnyi win gold in mixed doubles

Victoria Azarenka & Max Mirnyi - 2012 London Olympics Mixed Doubles Champions

Hao-Ching Chan & Max Mirnyi def.Lucie Hradecka & Horia Tecau in straight sets to advance to 3rd round

Hao-Ching Chan & Max Mirnyi def.Lucie Hradecka & Horia Tecau in straight sets to advance to 3rd round

Max Mirnyi & Serena Williams 1998 Mixed Doubles Champions at the Championships at Wimbledon (not pictured) AND U.S. Open - ...Serena's sister Venus won the other two Slam Mixed Doubles titles in 1998... completing a "Williams Family Mixed Doubles Grand Slam". #WoW

Max Mirnyi & Serena Williams 1998 Mixed Doubles Champions at the Championships at Wimbledon (not pictured) AND U.S. Open - ...Serena's sister Venus won the other two Slam Mixed Doubles titles in 1998... completing a "Williams Family Mixed Doubles Grand Slam". #WoW

Max Mirnyi of Belarus plays a forehand next to his partner Victoria Azarenka of Belarus during their Mixed Doubles Tennis gold medal match against Laura Robson of Great Britain and Andy Murray of Great Britain on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on August 5, 2012 in London, England.

Olympics Day 9 - Tennis

Max Mirnyi of Belarus plays a forehand next to his partner Victoria Azarenka of Belarus during their Mixed Doubles Tennis gold medal match against Laura Robson of Great Britain and Andy Murray of Great Britain on Day 9 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on August 5, 2012 in London, England.

Max Mirnyi of Belarus plays a forehand next to his partner Andrea Hlavackova of Czech Republic during their mixed doubles final match against Abigail Spears of the United States of America and Santiago Gonzalez of Mexico on Day Twelve of the 2013 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 6, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.

US Open: Day 12

Max Mirnyi of Belarus plays a forehand next to his partner Andrea Hlavackova of Czech Republic during their mixed doubles final match against Abigail Spears of the United States of America and Santiago Gonzalez of Mexico on Day Twelve of the 2013 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 6, 2013 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.

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