|Country (sports)||United Kingdom|
|Born||11 June 1982|
|Plays||Right-handed (one-handed backhand)|
|Career record||3–8 (at ATP Tour and Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)|
0 Challengers, 2 Futures
|Highest ranking||No. 251 (21 June 2004)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Career record||0–8 (at ATP Tour and Grand Slam-level, and in Davis Cup)|
|Highest ranking||No. 344 (22 August 2005)|
Following match victories in 2000, Childs was hailed as "the future of British tennis" and a successor to Tim Henman and Greg Rusedski. At the 2003 Wimbledon Championships, he famously defeated Nikolay Davydenko in the first round in 5 sets. The score was 2–6, 7–6(2), 1–6, 7–6(5), 6–2. He then lost in the next round to a 17-year-old Rafael Nadal in straight sets, 6–2, 6–4, 6–3.
- "Childs not getting carried away". BBC News. 22 November 2000. Retrieved 2008-03-24.
- Lee Childs at the Association of Tennis Professionals
- Lee Childs at the International Tennis Federation
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