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Hunter Reese
Hunter Reese
2014 US Open (Tennis) - Tournament - Hunter Reese (14948100350).jpg
Country (sports) United States
ResidenceKennesaw, Georgia, United States
Born (1993-01-11) January 11, 1993 (age 29)
Atlanta, United States
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
PlaysRight Handed (Double Handed Backhand)
Prize money$202,510
Singles
Career record0-0
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 954 (24 October 2016)
Doubles
Career record15-16
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 73 (27 June 2022)
Current rankingNo. 79 (18 July 2022)
Grand Slam doubles results
French Open2R (2022)
Wimbledon1R (2022)
US Open3R (2021)
Grand Slam mixed doubles results
US Open1R (2021)
Last updated on: 18 July 2022.

Hunter Reese (born January 11, 1993) is an American tennis player. Reese currently competes in doubles on the ATP and the ATP Challenger Tour. He has a career-high doubles ranking of No. 73 achieved on 27 June 2022.

Professional career

He competed in the 2014 US Open alongside partner Peter Kobelt after receiving a wildcard into the men's doubles draw. The tandem lost 6-4, 6-1 to Michaël Llodra and Nicolas Mahut.[1] In November 2014, he captured the Knoxville Challenger doubles title with partner Mi?elis L?bietis.[2] On November 8, 2014, Reese hit a sliding backhand around the net post during the Knoxville Challenger that was featured on ESPN's Top Ten Plays and received over 100,000 hits on YouTube.[3]

Hunter was sponsored by Loriet Sports, a super-premium activewear brand from 2015 to 2020, which helped him quickly break through the ranks.[4]

In July 2021 he reached his first ATP final at the 2021 Los Cabos Open partnering Sem Verbeek.[5]

At the 2021 US Open (tennis) he reached the third round of a Grand Slam for the first time in his career as a wildcard pair partnering fellow American Evan King defeating ninth seeds Kubot/Melo in the second round [6] and then Krajicek/Inglot.

At the 2022 ATP Houston he reached the semifinals with Pablo Cuevas where they were defeated by eventual champions Ebden/Purcell.[7] As a result he reached a new career high in doubles of No. 87 on 25 April 2022.

He made his debut at the 2022 French Open partnering Ramkumar Ramanathan reaching the second round and at the 2022 Wimbledon Championships partnering Roman Jebavý.

College career

Reese graduated in May 2015 as a kinesiology major and three time All-American from the University of Tennessee.[8] While representing the Volunteers, Reese paired with Libietis to win three major collegiate doubles championships, conquering the 2014 NCAA Doubles Championship as well as the 2013 and 2014 ITA All-American Doubles Championships. On May 26, 2014, Reese and Libietis, nicknamed "Rock and Hammer", won the 2014 NCAA Doubles Championship after defeating Peter Kobelt and Kevin Metka of Ohio State University 7-6(5), 6-7(3), 7-6(6) in a final that, notably, did not contain any breaks of serve.[9] The tandem achieved the #1 ITA collegiate doubles ranking several times during their career, including finishing the season as the top ranked pair in 2014. Although noted for doubles success, Reese also competed in singles for the Volunteers, garnering 90 career wins and peaking at #16 in the ITA collegiate singles rankings while manning either the first or second position in the lineup (following a brief debut at the third position) for the entirety of his time on Rocky Top. A four-time ITA scholar athlete, three-time All-SEC selection, and two-time University of Tennessee Male Athlete of the Year as well as "Mr. Tennessee", Reese was named Team of the Year with Libietis for the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame's 2014 induction class.[10]

ATP career finals

Doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0-0)
ATP Finals (0-0)
ATP Tour Masters 1000 (0-0)
Summer Olympics (0-0)
ATP Tour 500 Series (0-0)
ATP Tour 250 Series (0-1)
Titles by surface
Hard (0-1)
Clay (0-0)
Grass (0-0)
Titles by location
Outdoors (0-1)
Indoors (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 Jul 2021 Los Cabos Open, Mexico 250 Series Hard Netherlands Sem Verbeek Mexico Hans Hach Verdugo
United States John Isner
7-5, 2-6, [4-10]

Challenger and Futures finals

Doubles: 35 (17-18)

Legend (doubles)
ATP Challenger Tour (9-9)
ITF Futures Tour (8-9)
Titles by surface
Hard (8-8)
Clay (9-10)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 Nov 2014 Knoxville, USA Challenger Hard (i) Latvia Mi?elis L?bietis Portugal Gastão Elias
United Kingdom Sean Thornley
6-3, 6-4
Loss 1-1 Jul 2015 Lithuania F1, Vilnius Futures Clay Latvia Mi?elis L?bietis Lithuania Laurynas Grigelis
Lithuania Lukas Mugevi?ius
5-7, 6-3, [11-13]
Win 2-1 Jan 2016 USA F5, Weston Futures Clay United States Junior Alexander Ore Sweden Isak Arvidsson
Japan Kaichi Uchida
7-6(7-4), 3-6, [10-8]
Win 3-1 Mar 2016 Israel F4, Herzliya Futures Hard United States Nick Chappell Portugal Romain Barbosa
France Yannick Jankovits
6-4, 6-2
Win 4-1 May 2016 Israel F7, Ramat Gan Futures Hard United States Nicolas Meister Israel Daniel Cukierman
Israel Edan Leshem
7-5, 7-5
Loss 4-2 May 2016 Israel F8, Ramat Gan Futures Hard United States Nicolas Meister Australia Jarryd Chaplin
New Zealand Ben McLachlan
5-7, 6-7(1-7)
Loss 4-3 Sep 2016 Canada F7, Toronto Futures Clay United States Jackson Withrow Mexico Hans Hach
United States Rhyne Williams
5-7, 4-6
Loss 4-4 Oct 2016 USA F31, Houston Futures Hard United States Jackson Withrow Mexico Hans Hach
United States Rhyne Williams
3-6, 3-6
Loss 4-5 Dec 2016 Dominican Republic F1, Santiago de los Caballeros Futures Clay United States Evan King Brazil Eduardo Dischinger
Brazil Bruno Sant'anna
3-6, 6-7(4-7)
Win 5-5 Apr 2017 USA F14, Orange Park Futures Clay United States Evan King Australia Daniel Nolan
Japan Yosuke Watanuki
2-6, 7-5, [10-8]
Loss 5-6 May 2017 Italy F13, Vigevano Futures Clay Austria Sebastian Bader Argentina Franco Agamenone
Argentina Andrea Collarini
4-6, 3-6
Win 6-6 Jun 2017 Poland F1, Sopot Futures Clay Latvia Mi?elis L?bietis Brazil Ricardo Hocevar
Brazil Wilson Leite
6-4, 6-4
Win 7-6 Jul 2017 Netherlands F3, Middelburg Futures Clay United States Evan King Netherlands Michiel de Krom
Netherlands Sem Verbeek
6-2, 6-1
Loss 7-7 Jul 2017 Germany F7, Trier Futures Clay Australia Scott Puodziunas Romania Vasile Antonescu
Romania Patrick Grigoriu
7-5, 4-6, [1-10]
Loss 7-8 Aug 2017 Romania F8, Pite?ti Futures Clay Australia Scott Puodziunas Romania Bogdan Ionu? Apostol
Sweden Drago? Nicolae M?d?ra?
6-1, 3-6, [9-11]
Loss 7-9 Aug 2017 Netherlands F6, Rotterdam Futures Clay United States Nick Chappell Netherlands Botic van de Zandschulp
Netherlands Boy Westerhof
1-6, 3-6
Win 8-9 Oct 2017 Sweden F4, Falun Futures Hard (i) Philippines Ruben Gonzales Sweden Markus Eriksson
Sweden Milos Sekulic
6-4, 7-6(8-6)
Win 9-9 Oct 2017 Malaysia F1, Kuching Futures Hard Philippines Ruben Gonzales India Arjun Kadhe
Germany Lukas Ollert
5-7, 6-4, [10-5]
Win 10-9 Apr 2018 Sarasota, USA Challenger Clay United States Evan King United States Christian Harrison
Canada Peter Polansky
6-1, 6-2
Loss 10-10 May 2018 Lisbon, Portugal Challenger Clay Poland Tomasz Bednarek El Salvador Marcelo Arévalo
Mexico Miguel Ángel Reyes-Varela
3-6, 6-3, [1-10]
Win 11-10 Sep 2018 Cary, USA Challenger Hard United States Evan King France Fabrice Martin
France Hugo Nys
6-4, 7-6(8-6)
Loss 11-11 Nov 2018 Knoxville, USA Challenger Hard (i) United States Tennys Sandgren Japan Toshihide Matsui
Denmark Frederik Nielsen
6-7(6-8), 5-7
Loss 11-12 Mar 2019 Indian Wells, USA Challenger Hard Barbados Darian King United States JC Aragone
United States Marcos Giron
4-6, 4-6
Win 12-12 Jun 2019 Fergana, Uzbekistan Challenger Hard United States Evan King Serbia Nikola ?a?i?
Chinese Taipei Yang Tsung-hua
6-3, 5-7, [10-4]
Loss 12-13 Jul 2019 Winnipeg, Canada Challenger Hard Canada Adil Shamasdin Barbados Darian King
Canada Peter Polansky
6-7(8-10), 3-6
Loss 12-14 Sep 2019 Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei Challenger Hard United States Evan King Chinese Taipei Hsieh Cheng-peng
Chinese Taipei Yang Tsung-hua
4-6, 6-7(4-7)
Win 13-14 Sep 2020 Sibiu, Romania Challenger Clay Poland Jan Zielinski Mexico Hans Hach Verdugo
United States Robert Galloway
6-4, 6-2
Loss 13-15 Oct 2020 Split, Croatia Challenger Clay Sweden André Göransson Philippines Treat Huey
United States Nathaniel Lammons
4-6, 6-7(3-7)
Loss 13-16 Feb 2021 Quimper, France Challenger Hard (i) United States Brandon Nakashima Belgium Ruben Bemelmans
Germany Daniel Masur
2-6, 1-6
Loss 13-17 Mar 2021 Cleveland, USA Challenger Hard (i) United States Evan King United States Robert Galloway
United States Alex Lawson
5-7, 7-6(7-5), [9-11]
Win 14-17 May 2021 Zagreb, Croatia Challenger Clay United States Evan King Kazakhstan Andrey Golubev
Kazakhstan Aleksandr Nedovyesov
6-2, 7-6(7-4)
Win 15-17 May 2021 Oeiras, Portugal Challenger Clay Netherlands Sem Verbeek France Sadio Doumbia
France Fabien Reboul
4-6, 6-4, [10-7]
Loss 15-18 Apr 2022 Ostrava, Czech Republic Challenger Clay Netherlands Sem Verbeek Austria Alexander Erler
Austria Lucas Miedler
6-7(5-7), 5-7
Win 16-18 May 2022 Poznan, Poland Challenger Clay Poland Szymon Walków Czech Republic Marek Gengel
Czech Republic Adam Pavlásek
1-6, 6-3, [10-6]
Win 17-18 Jul 2022 Indianapolis, Indiana Challenger Hard (i) Mexico Hans Hach Verdugo India Purav Raja
India Divij Sharan
7-6(7-3), 3-6, [10-7]

References

  1. ^ "Men's Doubles | Draws | 2014 US Open Official Site - A USTA Event". 2014.usopen.org. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "Libietis, Reese Win Knoxville Challenger". Retrieved .
  3. ^ utsportstv (2014-11-08), 2014 Knoxville Challenger: Hunter Reese's Around-the-Netpost Winner, retrieved
  4. ^ "TEAM LORIET PLAYERS AND COACHES". Loriet Sports. Retrieved .
  5. ^ "Neighbours Hans Hach Verdugo/John Isner Win los Cabos Doubles Title | ATP Tour | Tennis".
  6. ^ https://www.usopen.org/en_US/news/articles/2021-09-02/doubles_wrap_shock_upset_for_mekticpavic.html[bare URL]
  7. ^ "Kyrgios advances to Houston semifinals".
  8. ^ "Hunter Reese Bio - University of Tennessee Official Athletic Site". Retrieved .
  9. ^ "Handshake & History". Retrieved .
  10. ^ "Libietis, Reese Named a TSHF Team of the Year". Retrieved .

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