Ricky Brown (tennis)

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Ricky Brown
Country (sports) United States United States
Residence Largo, Florida
Born (1967-04-01) April 1, 1967 (age 50)
Hialeah, Florida
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Turned pro 1985
Plays Right-handed
Prize money $35,729
Career record 4–17
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 215 (November 10, 1986)
Grand Slam Singles results
US Open 2R (1984)
Career record 7–11
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 174 (August 10, 1987)

Ricky Brown (born April 1, 1967) is a former professional tennis player from the United States.[1] He is the younger brother of another professional player Jimmy Brown.


Brown was the top ranked American junior for the 16s age division in 1983 and the following year won an Orange Bowl title (18 and under).[2][3] He and partner Robbie Weiss were boys' doubles champions at the 1984 Wimbledon Championships. They defeated Mark Kratzmann and Jonas Svensson in the final.[4] Brown made his only Grand Slam appearance at the 1984 US Open, where he defeated former Australian Open winner Mark Edmondson in the opening round, before being eliminated in the second round by Henrik Sundström.[2] He won a Challenger doubles title at Winnetka in 1985.[2]

Challenger titles[edit]

Doubles: (1)[edit]

No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 1985 United States Winnetka, United States Hard United States Luke Jensen New Zealand Kelly Evernden
South Africa Brian Levine
6–4, 6–7, 6–4