Ryler DeHeart

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Ryler DeHeart
Ryler DeHeart US Open.jpeg
Country  United States
Residence Champaign, IL
Born (1984-01-03) January 3, 1984 (age 30)
Kauai, Hawaii
Height 6'0"
Turned pro 2006
Plays Left-handed (one-handed backhand)
Prize money $214,290
Singles
Career record 1–4 (at ATP Tour-level, Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 174 (May 3, 2010)
Current ranking No. 987 (January 8, 2012)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q1 (2010)
French Open Q3 (2010)
Wimbledon Q3 (2010)
US Open 2R (2008)
Doubles
Career record 0–1 (at ATP Tour-level, Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 120 (November 22, 2010)

Ryler DeHeart (born March 1, 1984 in Kauai, Hawaii) is an American professional tennis player.[1] He reached his singles career high ranking of 174 on May 3, 2010.[1] He is coached by Brad Dancer.[2]

Professional career[edit]

His first win on the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Tour came at the 2008 US Open[3] as a qualifier, where he beat Olivier Rochus in five sets.[4] He lost to Rafael Nadal in the next round 1–6, 2–6, 4–6.[3][5] He predominantly plays Challenger tournaments.

On June 7, 2009, he won his first ATP Challenger Tour title with a 6–2, 3–6, 7–5 victory over Carsten Ball in the Sunset Moulding YCRC Challenger final in Yuba City, California, United States.

Career tour titles (4)[edit]

Singles (3)[edit]

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (0)
Challengers (1)
Futures (2)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
1. July 24, 2006 Illinois, United States Hard United States Todd Paul 6–7(2), 6–2, 6–1
2. July 30, 2007 Illinois, United States Hard United States Matt Bruch 6–4, 6–3
3. June 1, 2009 Yuba City, United States Hard Australia Carsten Ball 6–2, 3–6, 7–5

Doubles (1)[edit]

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (0)
Challengers (2)
Futures (0)
No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponent in the final Score
1. January 31, 2010 Hawaii, United States Hard South Africa Kevin Anderson South Korea Im Kyu-tae
Austria Martin Slanar
3–6, 7–6(2), [15–13]
2. May 15, 2010 Sarasota, United States Clay United States Brian Battistone Germany Gero Kretschmer
Germany Alex Satschko
5-7, 7-6(4), [10-8]

Collegiate career[edit]

DeHeart played college tennis at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he achieved a #1 ITA singles ranking and was a two-time All-American. As a Junior, he won the ITA National Intercollegiate Indoor Singles Championship. As a Senior, he was a semifinalist at the ITA All-American Championships and won the consolation title at the ITA National Indoor Championships. He finished his career with a singles record of 138–36 (most wins in Illinois history) and a doubles record of 104–38.

Personal[edit]

DeHeart resides in Champaign, Illinois.[1]

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