Brian Wilson (tennis)

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Brian Wilson
Country (sports) United States United States
Residence Las Vegas
Born (1982-05-23) May 23, 1982 (age 34)
Oceanside, California
United States
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Turned pro 2004
Plays Right-handed
Prize money $132,648
Career record 1-4
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 232 (September 10, 2007)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 1R (2007)
Career record 0-2
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 120 (October 22, 2007)
Grand Slam Doubles results
US Open 1R (2003)

Brian Wilson (born May 23, 1982) is a former professional tennis player from the United States.[1]


Wilson played collegiate tennis for the University of Illinois.[2] He earned All-American selection as both a singles and doubles player during his college career.[2] In 2003 he was a member of the team which won the NCAA Championships and he was also the doubles champion, partnering Rajeev Ram.[2] It was with Ram that he took part in the men's doubles at the 2003 US Open, where they were beaten in the first round by Robby Ginepri and Bobby Reynolds.[2]

On the ATP Tour, Wilson had his best performance at the 2006 SAP Open in San Jose, California, beating Ivo Karlović, then 61st in the world.[2]

After making his way through qualifying, he made his Grand Slam singles debut in the 2007 Australian Open.[2] He lost in the opening round to Feliciano López, in four sets.[2]

Challenger titles[edit]

Doubles: (5)[edit]

No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 2004 Burbank, United States Hard United States Nick Rainey India Prakash Amritraj
Philippines Eric Taino
6–2, 6–3
2. 2005 Nashville, United States Hard Serbia and Montenegro Ilija Bozoljac Mexico Santiago González
Argentina Diego Hartfield
7–6(8–6), 6–4
3. 2006 Maui, United States Hard United States Rajeev Ram Brazil Rodrigo-Antonio Grilli
United States Christopher Lam
6–3, 6–2
4. 2007 Sacramento, United States Hard United States Robert Kendrick United States John Paul Fruttero
United States Sam Warburg
7–5, 7–6(10–8)
5. 2007 Calabasas, United States Hard United States John Isner United States Robert Kendrick
Philippines Cecil Mamiit
7–6(12–10), 4–6, [10–8]