St. Petersburg: American tennis player Alex Bogomolov Jr. said on Tuesday he wants to play for Russia, describing it as a dream to play for the country where he was born.
The 28-year-old Bogomolov Jr. was born in Moscow but moved to Mexico with his family when he was 9 and then to the United States in 1992.
He has represented the U.S. since turning professional in 2002 but has never played in the Davis Cup. At No. 36, he is the fourth highest ranked American player.