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Ryan Sweeting

Ryan Sweeting
Sweeting 2009 US Open 01.jpg
Sweeting at the 2009 US Open
Country (sports) United States
ResidenceFort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Born (1987-07-14) July 14, 1987 (age 35)
Nassau, Bahamas
Height1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Turned pro2007
Retired2015
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$1,024,486
Singles
Career record35-57 (38.0%)
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 64 (12 September 2011)
Grand Slam singles results
Australian Open2R (2011, 2012)
French Open1R (2010, 2011)
Wimbledon2R (2011, 2012)
US Open2R (2006)
Doubles
Career record7-26 (21.2%)
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 139 (4 February 2008)
Grand Slam doubles results
Australian Open1R (2012)
French Open1R (2011)
Wimbledon2R (2010)
US Open2R (2009)
Grand Slam mixed doubles results
US Open1R (2007)
Last updated on: 16 November 2021.

Ryan Sweeting (born July 14, 1987)[1] is an American former professional tennis player.

Personal life

Sweeting was born in Nassau, Bahamas. He has been living in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and registered as an American to the ATP.[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] Cuoco announced in September 2015 that she was filing for divorce.[4] The divorce was finalized in May 2016.[5]

Tennis career

Juniors

Sweeting represented The Bahamas in his junior years. He attended Guizar Tennis Academy and was coached by renowned Mexican tennis coach, Nicolas Guizar. In 2005, he won the US Open Boys' Singles title, beating Jérémy Chardy in the final.

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 world rankings in September 2005.

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. 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.[6]

2007-2008

Ryan Sweeting 2007 US Open

Sweeting turned professional in 2007. Sweeting captured four ProCircuit doubles titles in 2007. He won the Rimouski Challenger in Canada in November 2008 for his first ProCircuit singles title. He finished 2008 ranked no. 216 in the ATP world rankings.

2009

Sweeting captured the Dallas Challenger singles title in February 2009, without dropping a set. In April, at the US Men's Clay Court Championships in Houston, Texas, Sweeting and doubles partner Jesse Levine lost to Americans Bob and Mike Bryan, ranked no. 1 in the world, in the doubles final.

2011

At the US Men's Clay Court Championships in Houston, Sweeting won his only ATP World Tour singles title by beating Kei Nishikori of Japan in the final in straight sets.[7]

ATP career finals

Singles: 1 (1 title)

Legend
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 (1-0)
Finals by surface
Hard (0-0)
Clay (1-0)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Finals by setting
Outdoors (1-0)
Indoors (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1-0 Apr 2011 Houston, United States 250 Series Clay Japan Kei Nishikori 6-4, 7-6(7-3)

Doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)

Legend
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)
Finals by surface
Hard (0-0)
Clay (0-1)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Finals by setting
Outdoors (0-1)
Indoors (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0-1 Apr 2009 Houston, United States 250 Series Clay United States Jesse Levine United States Bob Bryan
United States Mike Bryan
1-6, 2-6

ATP Challenger and ITF Futures finals

Singles: 6 (4-2)

Legend
ATP Challenger (3-2)
ITF Futures (1-0)
Finals by surface
Hard (3-1)
Clay (1-1)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)


Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1-0 May 2006 USA F9, Vero Beach Futures Clay Dominican Republic Victor Estrella Burgos 6-3, 6-0
Win 2-0 Nov 2008 Rimouski, Canada Challenger Hard Denmark Kristian Pless 6-4, 7-6(7-3)
Win 3-0 Feb 2009 Dallas, United States Challenger Hard United States Brendan Evans 6-4, 6-3
Win 4-0 Feb 2010 Dallas, United States Challenger Hard Australia Carsten Ball 6-4, 6-2
Loss 4-1 May 2010 Savannah, United States Challenger Clay Japan Kei Nishikori 4-6, 0-6
Loss 4-2 Oct 2010 Calabasas, United States Challenger Hard Australia Marinko Matosevic 6-2, 4-6, 3-6


Doubles: 8 (4-4)

Legend
ATP Challenger (3-3)
ITF Futures (1-1)
Finals by surface
Hard (4-3)
Clay (0-1)
Grass (0-0)
Carpet (0-0)
Result W-L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1-0 Jan 2007 USA F2, North Miami Beach Futures Hard United States Tim Smyczek United States James Cerretani
Mexico Antonio Ruiz-Rosales
6-3, 6-2
Loss 1-1 Jan 2007 USA F3, Boca Raton Futures Hard United States Tim Smyczek United States Joel Kielbowicz
United States Ryan Stotland
7-6(7-5), 4-6, 0-1 ret.
Win 2-1 Jul 2007 Lexington, United States Challenger Hard United States Brendan Evans United States Phillip Simmonds
United Kingdom Ross Hutchins
6-4, 6-4
Win 3-1 Aug 2007 Binghamton, United States Challenger Hard United States Scott Oudsema United Kingdom Richard Bloomfield
South Korea Im Kyu-Tae
7-6(7-5), 7-5
Win 4-1 Sep 2007 Lubbock, United States Challenger Hard United States Alex Kuznetsov South Africa Rik De Voest
United States Bobby Reynolds
6-3, 6-2
Loss 4-2 Apr 2008 Tallahassee, United States Challenger Hard United States Robert Kendrick United States Rajeev Ram
United States Bobby Reynolds
walkover
Loss 4-3 May 2009 Zagreb, Croatia Challenger Clay United States Brendan Evans Australia Peter Luczak
Italy Alessandro Motti
4-6, 4-6
Loss 4-4 Jul 2009 Winnetka, United States Challenger Hard United States Brett Joelson Australia Carsten Ball
United States Travis Rettenmaier
1-6, 2-6


Performance timelines

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 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 SR W-L Win%
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 / 6 1-6 14%
Win-loss 1-1 0-1 0-1 0-1 0-3 2-4 2-2 0-0 0 / 13 5-13 28%
ATP Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells A Q1 Q2 2R Q2 3R 2R A 0 / 3 4-3 57%
Miami A 1R 2R 1R 1R 1R 1R Q1 0 / 6 1-6 14%
Rome A A A A A Q1 A A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Cincinnati A A A A Q1 Q1 A A 0 / 0 0-0  - 
Win-loss 0-0 0-1 1-1 1-2 0-1 2-2 1-2 0-0 0 / 9 5-9 36%

Doubles

Tournament 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 SR W-L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A A 1R 0 / 1 0-1
French Open A A A 1R A 0 / 1 0-1
Wimbledon A A 2R A A 0 / 1 1-1
US Open 1R 2R 1R 1R A 0 / 4 1-4
Win-loss 0-1 1-1 1-2 0-2 0-1 0 / 7 2-7

Junior Grand Slam finals

Singles: 1 (1 title)

Result Year Tournament Surface Opponent Score
Win 2005 US Open Hard France Jérémy Chardy 6-4, 6-4

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Ryan Sweeting at the Association of Tennis Professionals
  2. ^ Ravitz, Justin (September 26, 2013). "Kaley Cuoco Engaged to Ryan Sweeting After Three Months of Dating!". Us Weekly. Retrieved 2014.
  3. ^ "'Big Bang Theory' star Kaley Cuoco gets married". Associated Press via Newsday. Retrieved 2014.
  4. ^ "Kaley Cuoco and Ryan Sweeting to Divorce After 21 Months of Marriage". People. September 25, 2015.
  5. ^ Ungerman, Alex (May 9, 2016). "Kaley Cuoco Finalizes Divorce From Ryan Sweeting, Actress to Pay $165,000 in Spousal Support". Entertainment Tonight. Retrieved 2016.
  6. ^ "Bob Larson's Tennis News - Donald Young and John Isner head list of US Open wild cards".
  7. ^ "Sweeting defeats Nishikori, claims Clay Court title".

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