Nathan Healey
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Nathan Healey

Nathan Healey
Country (sports)Australia Australia
Born (1980-02-27) 27 February 1980 (age 42)
Gosford, Australia
Height180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro1998
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$552,190
Singles
Career record6-13
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 159 (15 January 2007)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian Open3R (2006)
French Open1R (2006)
Doubles
Career record55-73
Career titles3
Highest rankingNo. 58 (3 February 2003)
Grand Slam doubles results
Australian Open2R (2000, 2001, 2003, 2007)
French Open1R (2002, 2003, 2006)
Wimbledon1R (2002, 2003, 2004)
US Open3R (2002)

Nathan Healey (born 27 February 1980 in Gosford, New South Wales) is an Australian tennis player.

Turning professional in 1998, Healey has won 3 doubles titles.

In 2006, he earned a wildcard to the Australian Open, making the 3rd round, where he was defeated by Russian Nikolay Davydenko in four sets. Later that year, he made it to the 3rd qualifying round at Wimbledon, where he was soundly defeated by Robert Kendrick. As of 26 June 2006, Healey was 199th in the ATP rankings.

In January 2007 Healey substituted for Mark Philippoussis after the latter sustained a knee injury during the Hopman Cup in Perth. He lost a close match against American Mardy Fish, but then teamed with Alicia Molik to win the mixed doubles against Fish and Ashley Harkleroad.

Healey is married to Marnie Heller of Wyomissing, Pennsylvania.

In August 2009, he became the coach of fellow tennis player and former world number 1., Lleyton Hewitt; replacing Tony Roche.[1] Healey resigned as Hewitt's coach for family reasons in August 2010.

Nathan relocated to the Philadelphia area to be close to his family in 2010 and started working with local juniors. Nathan was drafted in 2011 to play for the Philadelphia Freedoms of the WTT..

He currently coaches ATP player Max Purcell.

Career finals

Doubles: 6 (3-3)

Result W/L Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 Jul 2001 Sopot, Poland Clay Australia Paul Hanley Georgia (country) Irakli Labadze
Hungary Attila Sávolt
7-6(12-10), 6-2
Loss 1-1 Oct 2001 Tokyo, Japan Hard Australia Paul Hanley United States Rick Leach
Australia David Macpherson
5-7, 6-7(2-7)
Loss 1-2 Sep 2002 Sopot, Poland Clay South Africa Jeff Coetzee Czech Republic Franti?ek ?ermák
Czech Republic Leo? Friedl
5-7, 5-7
Win 2-2 Jan 2003 Sydney, Australia Hard Australia Paul Hanley India Mahesh Bhupathi
Australia Joshua Eagle
7-6(7-3), 6-4
Win 3-2 Sep 2005 Beijing, China Hard United States Justin Gimelstob Russia Dmitry Tursunov
Russia Mikhail Youzhny
4-6, 6-3, 6-2
Loss 3-3 Jul 2007 Newport, United States Hard Russia Igor Kunitsyn Australia Jordan Kerr
United States Jim Thomas
3-6, 5-7

References

  1. ^ "Nathan Healy to help Lleyton Hewitt hit his straps". Herald Sun. 1 September 2009. Retrieved 2009.

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