April 8, 1986 |
|Height||1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)|
|Plays||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Career record||6–15 (at ATP Tour-level, Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)|
|Highest ranking||No. 117 (October 12, 2009)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||Q1 (2008, 2009, 2010)|
|French Open||Q1 (2009)|
|US Open||1R (2008, 2009)|
|Career record||1–5 (at ATP Tour-level, Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)|
|Highest ranking||No. 119 (November 26, 2007)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|US Open||1R (2004, 2009)|
|Last updated on: April 8, 2014.|
Brendan Evans (born April 8, 1986 in Pontiac, Michigan) is an American professional tennis player. He is currently a retired professional tennis player and a student at The University of Virginia (UVA, class of 2015), studying finance.
On the junior circuit, Evans reached as high as No. 2 in the combined junior world rankings in July 2004, when he won the Australian Open, Wimbledon and US Open boys' doubles titles alongside Scott Oudsema. During his junior career, Evans posted win/loss records of 94–55 in singles and 103–32 in doubles.
Junior Slam results - Singles:
Junior Slam results - Doubles:
In 2001, Evans signed a 5 year endorsement deal with Nike at the age of 15 for a reported $1.25 million. At the time, the deal was one of the largest endorsement contracts for any junior tennis player.
After turning pro in 2004, Evans has competed on the ATP Challenger Tour and the ATP World Tour, both in singles and doubles. He reached his highest ATP singles ranking of World No. 117 in October 2009 and his highest ATP doubles ranking of World No. 119 in November 2007. Evans competed in tournament matches against top players Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic, Andy Roddick, Andy Murray and Mardy Fish. He secured wins over top players Juan Martin Del Potro, Kei Nishikori and John Isner. Evans is coached by former South African player Marcos Ondruska.
Top Spin 2 on XBOX 360
In 2006, Evans was featured as a character in the XBOX 360 game, Top Spin 2, along with fellow pro tour players Roger Federer, Andy Roddick and James Blake.
Career After Tennis
Evans is currently studying finance at The University of Virginia (UVA, class of 2015). Evans is expected to join top investment bank Goldman Sachs as an analyst in its Investment Banking Division after graduation. Evans was named as one of the top tennis players in finance by Business Insider in 2014.
Futures and Challenger finals: 29 (11–18)
Singles: 10 (5–5)
|Outcome||No.||Date||Tournament||Surface||Opponent in the final||Score in the final|
|Winner||1.||November 15, 2004||Honolulu, United States||Hard||Wayne Odesnik||6–7(5), 7–6(2), 7–6(4)|
|Runner-up||1.||May 2, 2005||Vera Beach, United States||Clay (Green)||Ryan Newport||6–3, 7–6(6)|
|Runner-up||2.||August 8, 2005||Kenosha, United States||Hard||Ryan Newport||2–6, 6–3, 6–3|
|Runner-up||3.||February 20, 2006||Brownsville, United States||Hard||Michael Russell||6–2, 6–1|
|Winner||2.||June 12, 2006||Rocklin, United States||Hard||David Martin||7–6(3), 7–5|
|Winner||3.||October 22, 2007||Rimouski, Canada||Carpet (i)||Ilija Bozoljac||6–7(3), 6–4, 6–4|
|Runner-up||4.||May 12, 2008||New Delhi, India||Hard||Yen-hsun Lu||7–5, 6–7(5), 3–6|
|Winner||4.||January 5, 2009||Nouméa, France||Hard||Florian Mayer||4–6, 6–3, 6–4|
|Runner-up||5.||February 2, 2009||Dallas, United States||Hard (i)||Ryan Sweeting||6–4, 6–3|
|Winner||5.||June 1, 2009||Nottingham, United Kingdom||Grass||Ilija Bozoljac||6–7(4), 6–4, 7–6(4)|
Doubles: 19 (6–13)
|Outcome||No.||Date||Tournament||Surface||Partner||Opponents in the final||Score in final|
|Runner-up||1.||May 12, 2003||Orange Park, United States||Clay (Green)||Marcos Ondruska|| Brian Baker
|4–6, 7–5, 6–4|
|Winner||1.||August 27, 2004||Irvine, United States||Hard||Scott Oudesma|| Scott Lipsky
|7–6(7), 3–6, 6–4|
|Winner||2.||November 8, 2004||Waikoloa, United States||Hard||Scott Oudesma|| Scoville Jenkins
|6–7(4), 7–6(2), 6–4|
|Runner-up||2.||November 14, 2005||Honolulu, United States||Hard||Pete Stroer|| Marco Crugnola
|6–1, 3–6, 6–7(4)|
|Winner||3.||February 27, 2006||Harlingen, United States||Hard||Tim Smyczek|| Johan Brunström
|Runner-up||3.||March 20, 2006||Little Rock, United States||Hard||Scott Oudesma|| Michael Quintero
|Runner-up||4.||May 1, 2006||Vera Beach, United States||Clay (Green)||Troy Hahn|| Jonathan Chu
Izak van der Merwe
|Winner||4.||January 22, 2007||Waikoloa, United States||Hard||Scott Oudesma|| Scott Lipsky
|4–6, 6–3, [12–10]|
|Runner-up||5.||April 9, 2007||Mexico City, Mexico||Hard||Brian Wilson|| Miguel Gallardo-Valles
|Runner-up||6.||April 16, 2007||Little Rock, United States||Hard||Brian Wilson|| Kei Nishikori
|Winner||5.||July 23, 2007||Lexington, United States||Hard||Ryan Sweeting|| Ross Hutchins
|Runner-up||7.||October 22, 2007||Rimouski, Canada||Carpet (i)||Alberto Francis|| Daniel King-Turner
|7–5, 6–7(7), [10–7]|
|Runner-up||8.||November 12, 2007||Champaign, United States||Hard (i)||Scott Lipsky|| Harel Levy
|Runner-up||9.||November 19, 2007||Knoxville, United States||Hard (i)||Jamie Baker|| Harel Levy
|3–6, 6–2, [10–6]|
|Runner-up||10.||March 24, 2008||León, Mexico||Hard||Alex Kuznetsov|| Travis Parrott
|Runner-up||11.||May 19, 2008||New Delhi, India||Hard||Mustafa Ghouse|| Harsh Mankad
|Winner||6.||October 13, 2008||Kolding, Denmark||Hard (i)||Chris Haggard|| James Auckland
|Runner-up||12.||November 17, 2008||Yokohama, Japan||Hard||Martin Slanar|| Tomáš Cakl
|Runner-up||13.||May 11, 2009||Zagreb, Croatia||Clay (Red)||Ryan Sweeting|| Peter Luczak
- "atpworldtour.com Profile". atpworldtour.com. ATP Tour, Inc. Retrieved 2009-12-07.
- "itftennis.com Men's Circuit record". itftennis.com. ITF Licensing (UK) Ltd. Retrieved 2009-12-07.
- "itftennis.com Junior record". itftennis.com. ITF Licensing (UK) Ltd. Retrieved 2009-12-07.
- Brendan Evans at the Association of Tennis Professionals
- Brendan Evans at the International Tennis Federation
- Brendan Evans at the International Tennis Federation Junior Profile