Joshua Ward-Hibbert

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Joshua Ward-Hibbert
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Country  Great Britain
Born (1994-01-25) 25 January 1994 (age 21)
Nottingham , United Kingdom
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Plays Right-handed
Prize money $18,944
Singles
Career record 0–0
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 679 (11 November 2013)
Current ranking No. 746 (12 May 2014)
Grand Slam Singles results
Wimbledon Q1 (2014)
Australian Open Junior QF (2012)
French Open Junior 1R (2012)
Wimbledon Junior 2R (2011, 2012)
Doubles
Career record 0–0
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 305 (18 November 2013)
Current ranking No. 312 (12 May 2014)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open Junior W (2012)
French Open Junior QF (2012)
Wimbledon Junior QF (2011)
Last updated on: 16 May 2014.

Joshua Ward-Hibbert (born 25 January 1994) is a British tennis player. Ward-Hibbert holds the record for the fastest serve by a junior player at Wimbledon after clocking a 133 mph serve at the 2011 Wimbledon Championships.[1] Ward-Hibbert along with Liam Broady won the 2012 Australian Open boys' doubles title after defeating Adam Pavlasek and Filip Veger 6–3, 6–2 in 2012.[2]

Tennis career[edit]

Juniors[edit]

Junior Slam results – Singles:

Australian Open: QF (2012)
French Open: 1R (2012)
Wimbledon: 2R (2011)
US Open: 2R (2012)

Junior Slam results – Doubles:

Australian Open: W (2012)
French Open: QF (2012)
Wimbledon: QF (2011)
US Open: QF (2012)

Career statistics[edit]

Career finals[edit]

Singles: 1 (1–0)[edit]

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (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 (0–0)
ATP Challenger Tour (0–0)
ITF Futures Tour (1–0)
Titles by Surface
Hard (1–0)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)

Doubles: 19 (9-10)[edit]

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (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 (0–0)
ATP Challenger Tour (0–0)
ITF Futures Tour (9-10)
Titles by Surface
Hard (8-7)
Clay (1–1)
Grass (0–2)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 7 April 2013 Vietnam F2, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Hard United Kingdom Andrew Fitzpatrick Cambodia Kenny BUN
South Korea Jae Hwan Kim
6–4, 6–2
Winner 2. 14 April 2013 Vietnam F3, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Hard United Kingdom Andrew Fitzpatrick New Zealand Logan Mackenzie
Australia Dane Propoggia
4–6, 7–6(7), [11–9]
Winner 3. 26 May 2013 Egypt F8, Sharm El Sheikh Clay United Kingdom Liam Broady Italy Marco Crugnola
Italy Riccardo Sinicropi
6–3, 7–5
Runner-up 1. 31 May 2013 Egypt F9, Sharm El Sheikh, United Kingdom Clay United Kingdom Liam Broady Belgium Joris De Loore
Belgium Jeroen Vanneste
2–6, 2–6
Winner 4. 3 August 2013 Great Britain F15, Nottingham, United Kingdom Hard United Kingdom Liam Broady United Kingdom Scott Clayton
United Kingdom Toby Martin
4–6, 6–3, [10–6]
Winner 5. 9 August 2013 Great Britain F16, Chiswick, United Kingdom Hard United Kingdom Liam Broady United Kingdom David Rice
United Kingdom Sean Thornley
7-6(5) 2-6 [10-6]
Runner-up 2. 31 August 2013 Great Britain F17, Wrexham, United Kingdom Hard United Kingdom Liam Broady United Kingdom George Coupland
United Kingdom Marcus Willis
6-7(6), 3-6
Runner-up 3. 14 September 2013 Great Britain F19, Roehampton Hard United Kingdom Edward Corrie United Kingdom Lewis Burton
United Kingdom Marcus Willis
6–4 4–6 [8–10]
Winner 6. 11 October 2013 Israel F13, Akko, Israel Hard United Kingdom Liam Broady Slovakia Ivo Klec
Czech Republic Michal Schmid
6–3, 6–0
Runner-up 4. 18 October 2013 Israel F14, Ramat Hasharon, Israel Hard United Kingdom Liam Broady United Kingdom Luke Bambridge
United Kingdom Evan Hoyt
6-7(5) 6-7(4)
Runner-up 5. 25 January 2014 Great Britain F2, Sunderland Hard United Kingdom Richard Gabb United Kingdom Edward Corrie
United Kingdom David Rice
3-6, 3-6
Runner-up 6. 8 March 2014 Great Britain F7, Preston, United Kingdom Hard (i) Denmark Frederik Nielsen United Kingdom Luke Bambridge
United Kingdom Liam Broady
4-6, 4-6
Runner-up 7. 29 March 2014 Bahrain F1, Manama, Bahrain Hard United Kingdom Liam Broady Spain Jaime Pulgar-Garcia
Spain Javier Pulgar-Garcia
2–6, 6–2, [6–10]
Winner 7. 5 April 2014 Qatar F1, Doha, Qatar Hard United Kingdom Liam Broady Italy Lorenzo Frigerio
Italy Luca Vanni
6–3, 7–5
Runner-up 8. 19 April 2014 Qatar F3, Doha Hard United Kingdom Oliver Golding Chinese Taipei Chen Ti
South Africa Ruan Roelofse
1-6, 1-6
Runner-up 9. 5 July 2014 Great Britain F12, Manchester Grass United Kingdom Edward Corrie United Kingdom Oliver Golding
United Kingdom George Morgan
6-7(4) , 6-4, [6-10]
Runner-up 10. 12 July 2014 Great Britain F13, Ilkley Grass United Kingdom Brydan Klein United Kingdom Lewis Burton
United Kingdom Edward Corrie
2-6, 4-6
Winner 8. 5 September 2014 Great Britain F15, London, United Kingdom Hard Denmark Frederik Nielsen Republic of Ireland David O'Hare
United Kingdom Joe Salisbury
6-7(5) 6-4 [10-8]
Winner 9. 27 September 2014 Portugal F7, Castelo Branco, Hard United Kingdom Luke Bambridge Spain Jaime Pulgar-Garcia
Spain Ivan Arenas-Gualda
7-6(0), 6-4

Personal[edit]

Ward-Hibbert was an accomplished basketball player as a teenager, playing for the England under-16 team.[3] In 2010, he was named the England under-16 boys' player of the year by England Basketball after being named to the All-Tournament team at the Division B European Championships.[4]

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