Ryan Sweeting

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Ryan Sweeting
Sweeting 2009 US Open 01.jpg
Country United States
ResidenceFort Lauderdale, Florida
Born(1987-07-14) July 14, 1987 (age 27)
Nassau, Bahamas
Height1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Turned pro2006
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,020,463
Singles
Career record35–57 (ATP Tour and Grand Slam main draws, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 64 (September 12, 2011)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2011, 2012)
French Open1R (2010, 2011)
Wimbledon2R (2011, 2012)
US Open2R (2006)
Doubles
Career record7–26 (ATP Tour and Grand Slam main draws, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 139 (February 4, 2008)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2012)
French Open1R (2011)
Wimbledon2R (2010)
US Open2R (2009)
Last updated on: October 8, 2012.
 
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Ryan Sweeting
Sweeting 2009 US Open 01.jpg
Country United States
ResidenceFort Lauderdale, Florida
Born(1987-07-14) July 14, 1987 (age 27)
Nassau, Bahamas
Height1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Turned pro2006
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,020,463
Singles
Career record35–57 (ATP Tour and Grand Slam main draws, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 64 (September 12, 2011)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open2R (2011, 2012)
French Open1R (2010, 2011)
Wimbledon2R (2011, 2012)
US Open2R (2006)
Doubles
Career record7–26 (ATP Tour and Grand Slam main draws, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 139 (February 4, 2008)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open1R (2012)
French Open1R (2011)
Wimbledon2R (2010)
US Open2R (2009)
Last updated on: October 8, 2012.

Ryan Sweeting (born July 14, 1987)[1] is a Bahamian-born American professional tennis player.

Personal life[edit]

Sweeting was born in Nassau, Bahamas. Lately he has been living / training in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.[1]

In September 2013, Sweeting became engaged to actress Kaley Cuoco after three months of dating.[2] They married on December 31, 2013 in Santa Susana, California.[3]

Tennis career[edit]

Juniors[edit]

In 2005, he won the US Open Boys' Singles title, beating Jérémy Chardy in the final, 6–4, 6-4.

As a junior Sweeting compiled a singles win/loss record of 94–51 (89–46 in doubles), reaching as high as No. 2 in the junior combined world rankings in September 2005.

Tournament20042005
Junior Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian OpenA3R
French OpenA1R
WimbledonA2R
US OpenQ1W

2006[edit]

In 2006 he attended the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, where he played for the Florida Gators men's tennis team in NCAA competition. During the year he received United States citizenship.[4] He made his professional US Open debut in 2006, where he defeated Argentine Guillermo Coria in the first round (Coria retired while down 3–2) before losing to Belgian Olivier Rochus in five sets. Sweeting served as a practice partner for the U.S. Davis Cup team in the 2006 World Group Semifinal against Russia in Moscow.[5]

2007–2008[edit]

Ryan Sweeting 2007 US Open

Sweeting turned professional in 2007. Sweeting captured four ProCircuit doubles titles in 2007. He also served as a practice partner for the U.S. Davis Cup team in the 2007 first round at the Czech Republic.[1] He won the Rimouski Challenger in Canada in November 2008 for his first ProCircuit singles title, beating Kristian Pless in the finals. He finished 2008 ranked 216 in the ATP World Rankings.

2009[edit]

In January 2009, Sweeting reached the semifinals in the Nouméa Challenger, losing to Florian Mayer. He captured the Dallas Challenger singles title in February 2009, without dropping a set all tournament and beating #1 seed Kevin Kim, #6 seed Rajeev Ram, and #5 seed Brendan Evans en route to the title. In April at the US Men's Clay Court Championships in Houston, Texas, Sweeting, ranked 405th in doubles in the world, and American doubles partner Jesse Levine, ranked 289th in doubles in the world, made it into the draw via wild card, and in the first round defeated 3rd-seeded world doubles #40 Lucas Arnold Ker and world doubles #61 Martin Damm 6–2, 6–4. In the quarterfinals they beat world doubles #66 Jaroslav Levinský and world doubles #82 Pavel Vízner 7–6, 6–4, and in the semifinals they defeated 2nd-seeded world doubles #30 Ashley Fisher and world doubles #29 Jordan Kerr 3–6, 6–3, [10–4]. They lost to Americans Bob and Mike Bryan, ranked #1 in the world, in the doubles final 6–1, 6–2.

2011[edit]

At the US Men's Clay Court Championships in Houston, Sweeting won his first ATP World Tour singles title by beating Kei Nishikori of Japan.

ATP career finals[edit]

Singles: 1 (1–0)[edit]

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0/0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0/0)
ATP Masters Series (0/0)
ATP International Series Gold (0/0)
ATP Tour (1/0)
OutcomeNo.DateTournamentSurfaceOpponent in the finalScore
Winner1.April 10, 2011U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships, Houston, United StatesClayJapan Kei Nishikori6–4, 7–6(7–3)

Doubles: 1 (0–1)[edit]

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0/0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0/0)
ATP Masters Series (0/0)
ATP International Series Gold (0/0)
ATP Tour (0/1)
OutcomeNo.DateTournamentSurfacePartnerOpponents in the finalScore
Runner-up1.April 6, 2009ATP Houston, Houston, United StatesClayUnited States Jesse LevineUnited States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
6–1, 6–2

Challenger & Futures career finals[edit]

Singles Wins (4)[edit]

No.DateTournamentSurfaceOpponentScore
1.May 1, 2006U.S.A. F9ClayDominican Republic Víctor Estrella6–3, 6–0
2.November 3, 2008RimouskiCarpetDenmark Kristian Pless6–4, 7–6
3.February 2, 2009DallasHardUnited States Brendan Evans6–4, 6–3
4.February 6, 2010DallasHardAustralia Carsten Ball6–4, 6–2

Doubles Wins (4)[edit]

No.DateTournamentSurfacePartneringOpponentsScore
1.January 15, 2007U.S.A. F2HardUnited States Tim SmyczekUnited States James Cerretani
Mexico Antonio Ruiz-Rosales
6–3, 6–2
2.July 23, 2007LexingtonHardUnited States Brendan EvansUnited Kingdom Ross Hutchins
United States Philip Simmonds
6–4, 6–4
3.August 6, 2007BinghamtonHardUnited States Scott OudsemaUnited Kingdom Richard Bloomfield
South Korea Im Kyu-Tae
7–6(7–5), 7–5
4.September 17, 2007LubbockHardUnited States Alex KuznetsovSouth Africa Rik de Voest
United States Bobby Reynolds
6–3, 6–2

Doubles Runner-Up (2)[edit]

No.DateTournamentSurfacePartneringOpponentsScore
1.January 22, 2007U.S.A. F3HardUnited States Tim SmyczekUnited States Joel Kielbowicz
United States Virgin Islands Ryan Stotland
6–7(5–7), 6–4 ret
2.April 14, 2008TallahasseeHardUnited States Robert KendrickUnited States Bobby Reynolds
United States Rajeev Ram
W/O

Singles Performance Timeline[edit]

This table is current through 2012 Wimbledon.

Tournament20062007200820092010201120122013SRW–LW %
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian OpenAAQ1Q3Q32R2RQ30 / 22–250
French OpenAAAQ21R1RAA0 / 20–20
WimbledonAQ2Q2Q11R2R2RA0 / 32–340
US Open2R1R1R1R1R1RAA0 / 51–516.67
Win–Loss1–10–10–10–10–32–31–10–00 / 114–1126.67
ATP World Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells MastersAQ1Q22RQ23R2RA0 / 34–357.14
Miami MastersA1R2R1R1R1R1RQ10 / 61–616.67
Win–Loss0–00–11–11–20–12–21–20–00 / 95–935.71
Career statistics
Titles–Finals0–00–00–00–00–01–10–00–01–1
Year End Ranking37325421315411672142664$920,427

Doubles Performance Timeline[edit]

This table is current through 2012 Wimbledon.

Tournament20082009201020112012SRW–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open1R0 / 10–1
French Open1R0 / 10–1
Wimbledon2R0 / 11–1
US Open1R2R1R1R0 / 41–4
Win–Loss0–11–11–20–20–10 / 72–7

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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