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Ryan Sweeting

Ryan Sweeting
File:Sweeting 2009 US Open 01.jpg
Country 23x15px United States
Residence Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Born (1987-07-14) July 14, 1987 (age 28)
Nassau, Bahamas
Height Script error: No such module "convert".
Turned pro 2006
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $1,020,463
Singles
Career record 35–57 (ATP Tour and Grand Slam main draws, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 1
Highest ranking No. 64 (September 12, 2011)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (2011, 2012)
French Open 1R (2010, 2011)
Wimbledon 2R (2011, 2012)
US Open 2R (2006)
Doubles
Career record 7–26 (ATP Tour and Grand Slam main draws, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 139 (February 4, 2008)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 1R (2012)
French Open 1R (2011)
Wimbledon 2R (2010)
US Open 2R (2009)
Last updated on: October 8, 2012.

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

Personal life

Sweeting was born in Nassau, Bahamas. Lately he has been living and 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

Juniors

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.

Tournament 2004 2005
Junior Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A 3R
French Open A 1R
Wimbledon A 2R
US Open Q1 W

2006

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

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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

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

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

Singles: 1 (1–0)

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)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
Winner 1. April 10, 2011 U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships, Houston, United States Clay Template:Country data JPN Kei Nishikori 6–4, 7–6(7–3)

Doubles: 1 (0–1)

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)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents in the final Score
Runner-up 1. April 6, 2009 ATP Houston, Houston, United States Clay 23x15px Jesse Levine 23x15px Bob Bryan
23x15px Mike Bryan
6–1, 6–2

Challenger & Futures career finals

Singles Wins (4)

No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent Score
1. May 1, 2006 U.S.A. F9 Clay 23x15px Víctor Estrella 6–3, 6–0
2. November 3, 2008 Rimouski Carpet 23x15px Kristian Pless 6–4, 7–6
3. February 2, 2009 Dallas Hard 23x15px Brendan Evans 6–4, 6–3
4. February 6, 2010 Dallas Hard 23x15px Carsten Ball 6–4, 6–2

Doubles Wins (4)

No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponents Score
1. January 15, 2007 U.S.A. F2 Hard 23x15px Tim Smyczek 23x15px James Cerretani
23x15px Antonio Ruiz-Rosales
6–3, 6–2
2. July 23, 2007 Lexington Hard 23x15px Brendan Evans 23x15px Ross Hutchins
23x15px Philip Simmonds
6–4, 6–4
3. August 6, 2007 Binghamton Hard 23x15px Scott Oudsema 23x15px Richard Bloomfield
Template:Country data KOR Im Kyu-Tae
7–6(7–5), 7–5
4. September 17, 2007 Lubbock Hard 23x15px Alex Kuznetsov 23x15px Rik de Voest
23x15px Bobby Reynolds
6–3, 6–2

Doubles Runner-Up (2)

No. Date Tournament Surface Partnering Opponents Score
1. January 22, 2007 U.S.A. F3 Hard 23x15px Tim Smyczek 23x15px Joel Kielbowicz
23x15px Ryan Stotland
6–7(5–7), 6–4 ret
2. April 14, 2008 Tallahassee Hard 23x15px Robert Kendrick 23x15px Bobby Reynolds
23x15px Rajeev Ram
W/O

Singles Performance Timeline

This table is current through 2012 Wimbledon.

Tournament 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 SR W–L W %
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open A A Q1 Q3 Q3 2R 2R Q3 0 / 2 2–2 50
French Open A A A Q2 1R 1R A A 0 / 2 0–2 0
Wimbledon A Q2 Q2 Q1 1R 2R 2R A 0 / 3 2–3 40
US Open 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R 1R A A 0 / 5 1–5 16.67
Win–Loss 1–1 0–1 0–1 0–1 0–3 2–3 1–1 0–0 0 / 11 4–11 26.67
ATP World Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells Masters A Q1 Q2 2R Q2 3R 2R A 0 / 3 4–3 57.14
Miami Masters A 1R 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R Q1 0 / 6 1–6 16.67
Win–Loss 0–0 0–1 1–1 1–2 0–1 2–2 1–2 0–0 0 / 9 5–9 35.71
Career statistics
Titles–Finals 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–1 0–0 0–0 1–1
Year End Ranking 373 254 213 154 116 72 142 664 $920,427

Doubles Performance Timeline

This table is current through 2012 Wimbledon.

Tournament 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 SR W–L
Grand Slam Tournaments
Australian Open 1R 0 / 1 0–1
French Open 1R 0 / 1 0–1
Wimbledon 2R 0 / 1 1–1
US Open 1R 2R 1R 1R 0 / 4 1–4
Win–Loss 0–1 1–1 1–2 0–2 0–1 0 / 7 2–7

See also

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