Brian Wilson (tennis)

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

Brian Wilson
Country (sports)United States United States
ResidenceLas Vegas
Born (1982-05-23) May 23, 1982 (age 37)
Oceanside, California
United States
Height6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Turned pro2004
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$132,648
Singles
Career record1-4
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 232 (September 10, 2007)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open1R (2007)
Doubles
Career record0-2
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 120 (October 22, 2007)
Grand Slam Doubles results
US Open1R (2003)

CareerEdit

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 titlesEdit

Doubles: (5)Edit

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

ReferencesEdit