Liam Broady

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Liam Broady
Liam Broady.jpg
Broady at the 2011 Wimbledon Championships
Full name Liam Tarquin Broady
Country  Great Britain
Residence Stockport, United Kingdom
Born (1994-01-04) 4 January 1994 (age 20)
Stockport, England, United Kingdom
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Plays Left-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $58,748
Singles
Career record 0–1 (in ATP World Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 266 (20 October 2014)
Current ranking No. 266 (20 October 2014)
Grand Slam Singles results
Wimbledon Q2 (2011)
Doubles
Career record 0–1 (in ATP World Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 268 (4 August 2014)
Current ranking No. 296 (20 October 2014)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon 1R (2012)
Last updated on: 20 October 2014.

Liam Tarquin Broady (born 4 January 1994 in Stockport, England)[1] is a tennis player who in 2010 won the Boys' Doubles at Wimbledon partnered with fellow Briton Tom Farquharson,[2] and in 2012 won the Boys' Doubles at the Australian Open partnered with fellow Briton Joshua Ward-Hibbert.

Personal life[edit]

He is a brother of the tennis player Naomi Broady and has another sister and a brother.[3][4]

Broady attended Priestnall School where he completed his GCSEs in 2010.[5]

Broady is an avid Manchester City F.C. fan.[6]

Tennis career[edit]

Juniors[edit]

In 2005 Liam Broady won the Natwest Dorset Open which marked the start of his career. At the 2010 Wimbledon Championships, Broady partnered Tom Farquharson to the final where they defeated fellow Brits Lewis Burton and George Morgan. The pair became the first British partnership to win the title since 1995. At Wimbledon in 2011, Broady beat Germany's Robin Kern 7–6 (7–4) 4–6 13–11 to reach the semi-finals of the boys' singles and followed that victory with another against Australian Jason Kubler with the match ending 6–4 6–3 in the Brit's favour to ensure a place in the final.[7] He lost in the final 6–2 4–6 2–6 to Australian Luke Saville.[8] Broady finished 2011 by partnering Joshua Ward–Hibbert to the Dunlop Orange Bowl doubles title.[9] The 2012 season saw Broady reach the boys' semifinals at the US Open for the first time, and go on to make the final, where he lost against Filip Peliwo 2–6, 6–2, 5–7 in a tightly fought match.[10]

As a junior Broady has reached as high as No. 2 in the junior combined world rankings in March 2012.

Junior Slam results – Singles:

Australian Open:
French Open: 3R (2012)
Wimbledon: F (2011)
US Open: F (2012)

Junior Slam results – Doubles:

Australian Open: W (2012)
French Open: QF (2012)
Wimbledon: W (2010)
US Open: QF (2011)

Career statistics[edit]

Career finals[edit]

ITF circuit[edit]

Singles: 3 (1-2)[edit]
Doubles: 7 (4-3)[edit]

Junior Grand Slams[edit]

Singles: 2 (0–2)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent Score
Runner–up 2011 United Kingdom Wimbledon Grass Australia Luke Saville 6–2, 4–6, 2–6
Runner–up 2012 United States US Open Hard Canada Filip Peliwo 2–6, 6–2, 5–7

Doubles: 2 (2–0)[edit]

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponent Score
Winner 2010 United Kingdom Wimbledon Grass United Kingdom Tom Farquharson United Kingdom Lewis Burton
United Kingdom George Morgan
7–6(7–4), 6–4
Winner 2012 Australia Australian Open Hard United Kingdom Joshua Ward-Hibbert Czech Republic Adam Pavlásek
Croatia Filip Veger
6–3, 6–2

References[edit]

  1. ^ Liam Broady Profile – 2012 Wimbledon Championships Website – Official Site by IBM. Wimbledon.com. Retrieved on 2013-01-24.
  2. ^ Liam Brody and Tom Farquharson victorious in boys' doubles final | Metro News. Metro.co.uk (4 July 2010). Retrieved on 2013-01-24.
  3. ^ Harman, Neil (10 October 2008). "Liam Broady doing just fine without LTA". Times Online (London: Times Newspapers). Retrieved 29 June 2011. 
  4. ^ Vignes, Spencer (22 June 2011). "Tennis: Naomi Broady’s Wimbledon bow ends in tears but youngster tells Spencer Vignes she will only be better for the experience". Manchester Evening News – Other Sports. MEN Media. Retrieved 29 June 2011. 
  5. ^ "Sports Personality – Liam Broady – Winner". Proud of Stockport Awards Winners 2011. Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council. 2011. Retrieved 29 June 2011. 
  6. ^ Mendick, Robert (3 July 2011). "Liam Broady: the new star of British tennis". The Telegraph (London). Retrieved 2012-01-06. 
  7. ^ "Broady reaches boys' semi-finals". BBC News. 30 June 2011. 
  8. ^ "Broady loses out in boys' final". BBC News. 2 July 2011. 
  9. ^ Massetani, Marco (21 December 2011) Kontaveit and Thiem reign at the Orange Bowl. itftennis.com
  10. ^ Newman, Paul (10 September 2012). "Briton Liam Broady defeated in US Open boys' final". The Independent. Retrieved 10-09-2012.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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