Alun Jones (tennis)

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Alun Jones
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Alun Jones at the 2007 US Open
Country (sports)  Australia
Residence Canberra, Australia
Born (1980-04-26) 26 April 1980 (age 36)
Boksburg, South Africa
Turned pro 2000
Plays Right-handed
Prize money $298,154
Singles
Career record 4–9
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 123 (13 August 2007)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 2R (2008)
French Open Q1 (2007)
Wimbledon Q1 (2007, 2008)
US Open 1R (2007)
Doubles
Career record 4–6
Highest ranking No. 149 (28 April 2003)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 3R (2003)
Wimbledon Q1 (2008)

Alun Jones (born 26 April 1980) is a retired Australian professional tennis player. He currently resides in Canberra, Australia with wife Jill.

Jones started playing tennis at age 7. His parents are David, a civil engineer, and Susan. Jones also likes playing rugby, soccer, basketball and cricket. Alun played the role of Tom Cavendish in the 2004 movie Wimbledon.[1]

Summer of 2007[edit]

During the summer of 2007, Jones obtained a 20-4 record at several Challenger tournaments and one Futures tournament.[2] This took his world ranking from 198 to a career high of 123. He was granted a wildcard to the 2007 US Open under a reciprocal agreement with Australian Open.[3] He was eliminated in the first round, losing in four sets to second seed Rafael Nadal.

Singles titles[edit]

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (0)
Challengers (2)
Futures (9)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
1. 19 November 2002 Berri Grass Australia Paul Baccanello 6–2, 6–2
2. 2 May 2005 Phuket Hard Austria Patrick Schmolzer 6–1, 6–1
3. 16 May 2005 Phuket Hard United States Phillip King 6–3, 6–1
4. 30 May 2005 Maspalomas Clay Spain Ignasi Villacampa 6–1, 6–2
5. 12 September 2006 Hope Island Hard Australia Robert Smeets 6–3, 7–6
6. 24 October 2006 Mildura Grass Australia Samuel Groth 3–6, 7–5, 6–4
7. 31 October 2006 Berri Grass Australia Shannon Nettle 6–4, 6–3
8. 20 March 2007 Lyneham Clay Greece Vasilis Mazarakis 3–6, 6–1, 6–3
9. 10 July 2007 Felixstowe Grass France Nicolas Tourte 6–3, 6–4
10. 23 July 2007 Nottingham Grass Pakistan Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi 6–3, 4–6, 6–4
11. 9 December 2007 Burnie Hard Australia Rameez Junaid 6–0, 6–1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alun Jones". IMDb. Retrieved 2007-09-08. 
  2. ^ "Search Steve G's Men's Pro Tennis Results". Archived from the original on 30 September 2007. Retrieved 2007-09-08. 
  3. ^ Pearce, Linda (16 August 2007). "Moore and Jones granted wildcards". The Sydney Morning Telegraph. Retrieved 2007-09-08. 


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