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Brendan Evans
Brendan Evans
Country (sports) United States
ResidenceWesley Chapel, Florida, USA
Born (1986-04-08) April 8, 1986 (age 36)
Pontiac, Michigan, United States
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Turned pro2004
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$411,906
Singles
Career record6-15 (at ATP Tour-level, Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 117 (12 October 2009)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian OpenQ1 (2008, 2009, 2010)
French OpenQ1 (2009)
Wimbledon2R (2010)
US Open1R (2008, 2009)
Doubles
Career record1-6 (at ATP Tour-level, Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 119 (26 November 2007)
Grand Slam doubles results
Wimbledon1R (2008)
US Open1R (2004, 2009)
Last updated on: 1 November 2021.

Brendan Evans (born April 8, 1986 in Pontiac, Michigan) was an American professional tennis player. He is currently a retired professional tennis player.

Tennis career

Juniors

On the junior circuit, Evans reached as high as No. 2 in the combined junior world rankings in July 2004, when he won the Australian Open, Wimbledon and US Open boys' doubles titles alongside Scott Oudsema. During his junior career, Evans posted win-loss records of 94-55 in singles and 103-32 in doubles.

Junior Slam results - Singles:

Australian Open: QF (2003, 2004)
French Open: SF (2004)
Wimbledon: QF (2003, 2004)
US Open: 2R (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004)

Junior Slam results - Doubles:

Australian Open: W (2004)
French Open: SF (2004)
Wimbledon: W (2004)
US Open: W (2004)

Nike deal

In 2001, Evans signed a 5-year endorsement deal with Nike at the age of 15 for a reported $1.25 million. At the time, the deal was one of the largest endorsement contracts for any junior tennis player.[1]

Pro tour

After turning pro in 2004, Evans has competed on the ATP Challenger Tour and the ATP World Tour, both in singles and doubles. He reached his highest ATP singles ranking of World No. 117 in October 2009 and his highest ATP doubles ranking of World No. 119 in November 2007. Evans competed in tournament matches against top players Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Andy Roddick, Andy Murray and Mardy Fish. He secured wins over top players Juan Martín del Potro, Kei Nishikori and John Isner. Evans is coached by former South African player Marcos Ondruska.[2][3][4]

Top Spin 2 on Xbox 360

In 2006, Evans was featured as a character in the Xbox 360 video game Top Spin 2, along with fellow pro tour players Roger Federer, Andy Roddick and James Blake.[5]

Career after tennis

Evans is currently studying finance at The University of Virginia (UVA, class of 2015). Evans is expected to join top investment bank Goldman Sachs as an analyst in its Investment Banking Division after graduation.[6] Evans was named as one of the top tennis players in finance by Business Insider in 2014.[7]

Junior Grand Slam finals

Doubles: 4 (3 titles, 1 runner-up)

Result Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 2001 US Open Hard United States Brett Joelson Czech Republic Tomas Berdych
Switzerland Stephane Bohli
4-6, 4-6
Win 2004 Australian Open Hard United States Scott Oudsema Australia David Galic
Australia David Jeflea
6-1, 6-1
Win 2004 Wimbledon Grass United States Scott Oudsema Netherlands Robin Haase
Serbia Viktor Troicki
6-4, 6-4
Win 2004 US Open Hard United States Scott Oudsema Germany Sebastian Rieschick
Germany Andreas Beck
4-6, 6-1, 6-2

ATP Challenger and ITF Futures finals

Singles: 10 (5-5)

Legend
ATP Challenger (3-2)
ITF Futures (2-3)
Finals by surface
Hard (3-4)
Clay (0-1)
Grass (1-0)
Carpet (1-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1-0 Nov 2004 USA F32, Honolulu Futures Hard United States Wayne Odesnik 6-7(5-7), 7-6(7-2), 7-6(7-4)
Loss 1-1 May 2005 USA F9, Vero Beach Futures Clay United States Ryan Newport 3-6, 6-7(6-8)
Loss 1-2 Aug 2005 USA F21, Kenosha Futures Hard United States Ryan Newport 6-2, 3-6, 3-6
Loss 1-3 Feb 2006 USA F4, Brownsville Futures Hard United States Michael Russell 2-6, 1-6
Win 2-3 Jun 2006 USA F12, Rocklin Futures Hard United States David Martin 7-6(7-3), 7-5
Win 3-3 Oct 2007 Rimouski, Canada Challenger Carpet Serbia Ilija Bozoljac 6-7(3-7), 6-4, 6-4
Loss 3-4 May 2008 New Delhi, India Challenger Hard Chinese Taipei Lu Yen-Hsun 7-5, 6-7(5-7), 3-6
Win 4-4 Jan 2009 Noumea, New Caledonia Challenger Hard Germany Florian Mayer 4-6, 6-3, 6-4
Loss 4-5 Feb 2009 Dallas, United States Challenger Hard United States Ryan Sweeting 4-6, 3-6
Win 5-5 Jun 2009 Nottingham, United Kingdom Challenger Grass Serbia Ilija Bozoljac 6-7(4-7), 6-4, 7-6(7-4)

Doubles: 22 (7-15)

Legend
ATP Challenger (4-8)
ITF Futures (3-7)
Finals by surface
Hard (7-11)
Clay (0-3)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-1)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 May 2003 USA F11, Orange Park Futures Clay South Africa Marcos Ondruska United States Brian Baker
United States Phillip Simmonds
6-4, 5-7, 4-6
Win 1-1 Oct 2004 USA F26, Irvine Futures Hard United States Scott Oudsema United States Scott Lipsky
United States David Martin
7-6(9-7), 3-6, 6-4
Win 2-1 Nov 2004 USA F31, Waikoloa Futures Hard United States Scott Oudsema United States Scoville Jenkins
United States Phillip Simmonds
6-7(4-7), 7-6(7-2), 6-4
Loss 2-2 Nov 2005 USA F29, Honolulu Futures Hard United States Pete Stroer Italy Marco Crugnola
Italy Stefano Ianni
6-1, 3-6, 6-7(4-7)
Win 3-2 Mar 2006 USA F5, Harlingen Futures Hard United States Tim Smyczek Sweden Johan Brunstrom
United States Philip Stolt
7-6(7-4), 6-3
Loss 3-3 Mar 2006 USA F7, Little Rock Futures Hard United States Scott Oudsema Colombia Michael Quintero
South Africa Wesley Whitehouse
4-6, 2-6
Loss 3-4 May 2006 USA F9, Vero Beach Futures Clay United States Troy Hahn United States Jonathan Chu
South Africa Izak Van Der Merwe
4-6, 6-7(0-7)
Win 4-4 Jan 2007 Waikoloa, United States Challenger Hard United States Scott Oudsema United States Scott Lipsky
United States David Martin
4-6, 6-3, [12-10]
Loss 4-5 Apr 2007 Mexico City, Mexico Challenger Hard United States Brian Wilson Mexico Miguel Gallardo-Valles
Mexico Carlos Palencia
3-6, 3-6
Loss 4-6 Apr 2007 USA F8, Little Rock Futures Hard United States Brian Wilson United States Donald Young
Japan Kei Nishikori
6-7(5-7), 4-6
Win 5-6 Jul 2007 Lexington, United States Challenger Hard United States Ryan Sweeting United States Phillip Simmonds
United Kingdom Ross Hutchins
6-4, 6-4
Loss 5-7 Oct 2007 Rimouski, Canada Challenger Carpet United States Alberto Francis New Zealand Daniel King-Turner
Australia Robert Smeets
5-7, 7-6(9-7), [7-10]
Loss 5-8 Nov 2007 Champaign-Urbana, United States Challenger Hard United States Scott Lipsky Israel Harel Levy
United States Sam Warburg
4-6, 0-6
Loss 5-9 Nov 2007 Knoxville, United States Challenger Hard United Kingdom Jamie Baker Israel Harel Levy
United States Sam Warburg
6-3, 2-6, [6-10]
Loss 5-10 Mar 2008 León, Mexico Challenger Hard United States Alex Kuznetsov United States Travis Parrott
Slovakia Filip Polá?ek
4-6, 1-6
Loss 5-11 May 2008 New Delhi, India Challenger Hard India Mustafa Ghouse India Harsh Mankad
India Ashutosh Singh
5-7, 3-6
Win 6-11 Oct 2008 Kolding, Denmark Challenger Hard South Africa Chris Haggard Australia Todd Perry
United Kingdom James Auckland
6-3, 7-5
Loss 6-12 Nov 2008 Yokohama, Japan Challenger Hard Austria Martin Slanar Czech Republic Tomas Cakl
Slovakia Marek Semjan
3-6, 6-7(1-7)
Loss 6-13 May 2009 Zagreb, Croatia Challenger Clay United States Ryan Sweeting Australia Peter Luczak
Italy Alessandro Motti
4-6, 4-6
Win 7-13 May 2010 Fergana, Uzbekistan Challenger Hard Japan Toshihide Matsui China Gong Maoxin
China Zhe Li
3-6, 6-3, [10-8]
Loss 7-14 Sep 2010 Canada F4, Toronto Futures Hard United States Phillip Simmonds United States Brett Joelson
United States Ashwin Kumar
6-3, 3-6, [7-10]
Loss 7-15 Oct 2010 Canada F5, Markham Futures Hard Canada Chris Klingemann United States Chris Kwon
United States Conor Pollock
6-3, 6-7(2-7), [10-12]

Performance timeline

Key
W  F  SF QF #R RR Q# DNQ A NH
(W) winner; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (DNQ) did not qualify; (A) absent; (NH) not held; (SR) strike rate (events won / competed); (W-L) win-loss record.

Singles

Tournament 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 SR W-L Win%
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A A A Q1 Q1 Q1 0 / 0 0-0  - 
French Open A A A A A A Q1 A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Wimbledon A A A A Q1 Q2 Q2 2R 0 / 1 1-1 50%
US Open A Q3 Q1 Q1 Q1 1R 1R A 0 / 2 0-2 0%
Win-loss 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-1 1-1 0 / 3 1-3 25%
ATP Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells Q1 A Q2 A A Q2 1R Q1 0 / 1 0-1 0%
Miami Q1 Q1 1R A Q1 A 1R A 0 / 2 0-2 0%
Canada Masters A A A Q1 A A Q1 A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Cincinnati A Q1 A A A A Q1 A 0 / 0 0--0  - 
Shanghai Not Held Q1 A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Win-loss 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-2 0-0 0 / 3 0-3 0%

References

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-09-20. Retrieved .{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "atpworldtour.com Profile". atpworldtour.com. ATP Tour, Inc. Retrieved .
  3. ^ "itftennis.com Men's Circuit record". itftennis.com. ITF Licensing (UK) Ltd. Retrieved .
  4. ^ "itftennis.com Junior record". itftennis.com. ITF Licensing (UK) Ltd. Retrieved .
  5. ^ IGN Staff (17 May 2005). "E3 2005: Top Spin 2". IGN. Retrieved 2016.
  6. ^ https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=204278741&authType=NAME_SEARCH&authToken=hjmj&locale=en_US&srchid=2042787411428929925774&srchindex=1&srchtotal=59&trk=vsrp_people_res_name&trkInfo=VSRPsearchId%3A2042787411428929925774%2CVSRPtargetId%3A204278741%2CVSRPcmpt%3Aprimary%2CVSRPnm%3A[self-published source]
  7. ^ "55 of the Most Serious Tennis Players in Finance". Business Insider.

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