Brayden Schnur
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Brayden Schnur
Brayden Schnur
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Country (sports) Canada
ResidenceGrand Bahama, Bahamas
Born (1995-07-04) July 4, 1995 (age 27)
Pickering, Ontario, Canada
Height1.94 m (6 ft 4+12 in)
Turned pro2016
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CollegeNorth Carolina Tar Heels
CoachRaheel Manji
Prize moneyUS$634,576
Career record4-19 (17.4%)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 92 (19 August 2019)
Current rankingNo. 224 (17 May 2021)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian OpenQ2 (2020)
French OpenQ2 (2020)
Wimbledon1R (2019)
US Open1R (2019)
Career record1-1 (50.0%)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 251 (8 Mar 2021)
Current rankingNo. 271 (17 May 2021)
Last updated on: 24 May 2021.

Brayden Schnur (born July 4, 1995) is a Canadian professional tennis player. Schnur reached a career-high ATP singles ranking of No. 92 in August 2019. He was a part of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill tennis team from January 2014 to May 2016. Schnur turned professional in July 2016 at the Rogers Cup.[1]

Early life

Schnur was born in Pickering, Ontario, to Chris Schnur and Anne-Marie Nielsen; he has a younger sister named Amanda.[2] He first started playing tennis at the age of eight, on public courts near his home in Pickering.[3] Schnur left home at the age of 14 and moved to Bradenton, Florida, where he trained with Heath Turpin.[2] He was part of Tennis Canada's National Training Centre from 2011 to 2013 under the guidance of Guillaume Marx.[4]

Tennis career


In April 2011, Schnur won the first title of his career on the Junior Circuit at the G5 in Burlington.[5] He played his first professional tournament at the Futures in Indian Harbour Beach in June 2011 where he lost in qualifying.[6] In February 2012, Schnur and fellow Canadian Hugo Di Feo won the doubles title at the G2 junior tournament in La Paz.[7] The pair also won the junior doubles title at the GB1 in Tulsa in October 2012.[8]

In July 2013, Schnur reached his first professional singles final at the Futures in Kelowna but was defeated in three sets by compatriot Philip Bester.[9] A month later at the Futures in Calgary, Schnur won the first professional singles of his career with a revenge victory over Bester.[10] At the end of August 2013, he became the first Canadian man to win the G1 junior tournament in Repentigny.[11] In November 2013, Schnur won his first pro doubles title with a win over Alex Llompart and Finn Tearney.[12]


At the Richmond Futures in June, Schnur made it to his second professional doubles final but lost to Rik de Voest and his partner.[13] Two weeks later at the Futures in Saskatoon, he captured the second pro doubles title of his career with a straight sets victory over Mousheg Hovhannisyan and Alexander Sarkissian.[14] In July, Schnur reached the semifinals in doubles of the 2014 Challenger Banque Nationale de Granby.[15] At the Rogers Cup in August, Schnur qualified for his first ATP main draw with wins over world No. 94 Matthew Ebden and 9th seed Y?ichi Sugita.[16] He lost to world No. 51 Andreas Seppi in the first round.[17] In August at the Futures in Calgary, Schnur captured the third doubles title of his career with Tar Heels teammate Jack Murray after defeating Dimitar Kutrovsky and Dennis Nevolo.[18] In late October, Schnur captured the NCAA regional singles title, providing him with a bid into the 2014 National Indoor Championships in New York. Schnur then went on to take the 2014 Singles National Indoor Championships.[19]


In June 2015 at the Richmond Futures, Schnur reached the third singles final of his career but fell in three sets to compatriot Philip Bester.[20] In July, he was part of the Canadian team at the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto where he made it to the quarterfinals in singles.[21] In August at the 2015 Rogers Cup qualifying, Schnur upset world No. 98 Ruben Bemelmans in straight sets in the first round but was defeated by world No. 76 Lu Yen-hsun in the final round.[22]

Schnur captured his second pro singles title in September 2016 after defeating Tim van Rijthoven at the Calgary Futures.[23] Also in September 2016, he won the doubles title at the Niagara-on-the-Lake Futures with fellow Canadian Filip Peliwo and reached the final in singles.[24] In December 2016, he won his third Futures singles title with a victory over JC Aragone in Tallahassee.[25]


Schnur won the fourth ITF singles title of his career in April 2017at the 25K in Little Rock with a victory over compatriot Philip Bester.[26] He captured his second straight Futures title three weeks later in Abuja, defeating Fabiano de Paula in the final.[27]

In January 2018, at his first tournament of the season, he reached the final of his first ATP Challenger at the 75K in Playford, but was defeated by Jason Kubler.[28]


In February 2019, the Canadian reached the singles final of the New York Open, where he lost to Reilly Opelka. After reaching the final, his ranking moved to a then career-high 107th in the world. Schnur made the men's singles draw of a Grand Slam for the first time at Wimbledon, when he replaced Borna ?ori? as a lucky loser after the Croatian player withdrew with an injury.

ATP career finals

Singles: 1 (1 runner-up)

Grand Slam tournaments (0-0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0-0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0-0)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (0-0)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (0-1)
Titles by surface
Hard (0-1)
Clay (0-0)
Grass (0-0)
Titles by setting
Outdoor (0-0)
Indoor (0-1)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Feb 2019 New York Open, United States 250 Series Hard (i) United States Reilly Opelka 1-6, 7-6(9-7), 6-7(7-9)

Other finals

Team competitions: 2 (1 title, 1 runner-up)

Challenger and Futures finals

Singles: 12 (5-7)

Legend (singles)
ATP Challenger Tour (0-4)
ITF Futures Tour (5-3)
Titles by surface
Hard (5-7)
Clay (0-0)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0-1 Jul 2013 Canada F3, Kelowna Futures Hard Canada Philip Bester 7-6(11-9), 6-7(6-8), 3-6
Win 1-1 Aug 2013 Canada F5, Calgary Futures Hard Canada Philip Bester 7-6(7-5), 3-6, 7-6(7-4)
Loss 1-2 Jun 2015 Canada F3, Richmond Futures Hard Canada Philip Bester 6-3, 4-6, 6-7(4-7)
Win 2-2 Sep 2016 Canada F6, Calgary Futures Hard Netherlands Tim van Rijthoven 6-3, 3-6, 6-3
Loss 2-3 Sep 2016 Canada F9, Niagara-on-the-Lake Futures Hard (i) United States Adam El Mihdawy 6-4, 5-7, 4-6
Win 3-3 Dec 2016 USA F40, Tallahassee Futures Hard (i) United States JC Aragone 7-5, 3-6, 6-2
Win 4-3 Apr 2017 USA F13, Little Rock Futures Hard Canada Philip Bester 7-6(7-4), 6-1
Win 5-3 May 2017 Nigeria F1, Abuja Futures Hard Brazil Fabiano de Paula 7-6(7-2), 6-4
Loss 5-4 Jan 2018 Playford, Australia Challenger Hard Australia Jason Kubler 4-6, 2-6
Loss 5-5 Jan 2019 Newport Beach, USA Challenger Hard United States Taylor Fritz 6-7(7-9), 4-6
Loss 5-6 Jul 2019 Winnipeg, Canada Challenger Hard Slovakia Norbert Gombos 6-7(3-7), 3-6
Loss 5-7 Nov 2019 Charlottesville, USA Challenger Hard Canada Vasek Pospisil 6-7(2-7), 6-3, 2-6

Doubles: 6 (4-2)

Legend (doubles)
ATP Challenger Tour (0-1)
ITF Futures Tour (4-1)
Titles by surface
Hard (4-2)
Clay (0-0)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 Nov 2013 Mexico F17, Quintana Roo Futures Hard Canada Hugo Di Feo Puerto Rico Alex Llompart
New Zealand Finn Tearney
6-4, 5-7, [10-8]
Loss 1-1 Jun 2014 Canada F3, Richmond Futures Hard Mexico Hans Hach South Africa Rik de Voest
United States Matt Seeberger
7-5, 5-7, [5-10]
Win 2-1 Jul 2014 Canada F5, Saskatoon Futures Hard Mexico Hans Hach United States Mousheg Hovhannisyan
United States Alexander Sarkissian
6-2, 6-3
Win 3-1 Aug 2014 Canada F7, Calgary Futures Hard United States Jack Murray Bulgaria Dimitar Kutrovsky
United States Dennis Nevolo
6-4, 3-6, [10-7]
Win 4-1 Sep 2016 Canada F9, Niagara-on-the-Lake Futures Hard (i) Canada Filip Peliwo Ecuador Iván Endara
Chile Nicolás Jarry
6-3, 6-3
Loss 4-2 Feb 2021 Potchefstroom, South Africa Challenger Hard Canada Peter Polansky Switzerland Marc-Andrea Hüsler
Czech Republic Zdenek Kolar
4-6, 6-2, [4-10]

Singles performance timeline

(W) winner; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (P#) preliminary round; (DNQ) did not qualify; (A) absent; (Z#) Davis/Fed Cup Zonal Group (with number indication) or (PO) play-off; (G) gold, (S) silver or (B) bronze Olympic/Paralympic medal; (NMS) not a Masters tournament; (P) postponed; (NH) not held; (SR) strike rate (events won / competed); (W-L) win-loss record.
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

Current through the 2022 Australian Open.

Tournament 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 SR W-L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A A Q1 Q1 Q2 Q1 Q1 0 / 0 0-0
French Open A A A A A A Q2 Q1 0 / 0 0-0
Wimbledon A A A A Q3 1R NH Q2 0 / 1 0-1
US Open A A A Q1 A 1R A Q1 0 / 1 0-1
Win-loss 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 / 2 0-2
National representation
Davis Cup A A A PO A A RR 0 / 1 0-3
ATP World Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells Masters A A A A A A NH Q1 0 / 0 0-0
Miami Open A A A A A A NH Q1 0 / 0 0-0
Canadian Open 1R Q2 Q1 1R Q1 1R NH 1R 0 / 4 0-4
Shanghai Masters A A A A A Q1 NH 0 / 0 0-0
Win-loss 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-1 0-0 0 / 4 0-4
Career statistics
Tournaments 1 0 0 1 1 8 1 3 0 15
Titles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Finals 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Overall win-loss 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-3 0-1 4-8 0-1 0-3 0-0 4-17
Year-end ranking 608 663 545 217 172 106 208 238 $634,576


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