Jenson "J. T." Brooksby[1] (born October 26, 2000) is an American tennis player.

Jenson Brooksby
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Brooksby 2018 at the US Open
Country (sports) United States
ResidenceCarmichael, California, United States
Born (2000-10-26) October 26, 2000 (age 19)
Sacramento, California, United States
Height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
CoachJoseph Gilbert
Prize moneyUS$ 178,504
Singles
Career record35–24
Career titles3 ITF
Highest rankingNo. 390 (August 12, 2019)
Current rankingNo. 394 (August 26, 2019)
Grand Slam Singles results
US Open2R (2019)
US Open JuniorSF (2018)
Doubles
Career record6–12
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 1414 (August 5, 2019)
Current rankingNo. 1419 (August 12, 2019)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
US Open1R (2019)
Last updated on: August 12, 2019.

On August 12, 2018, Brooksby defeated Brandon Nakashima 6–4, 6–3, 6–1 to win the USTA Boys' under-18 national championship.[2] This victory earned him a wild card into the main draw of the 2018 US Open.[3]

Brooksby is currently playing collegiate tennis at Baylor University.[4]

On August 23, 2019, Jenson Brooksby qualified for the main draw of the 2019 US Open, where he went on to defeat 2010 Wimbledon finalist Tomáš Berdych in 4 sets in the first round; 6–1, 2–6, 6–4, 6–4.[5]. However in the second round Brooksby went down in a hard fought four set match to the seventeenth seed Nikoloz Basilashvili of Georgia; 3–6, 7–6(3), 7–5, 6–2.[6]

Career finalsEdit

Singles: 3 (3–0)Edit

Legend (Singles)
ITF Futures Tour (3–0)
Titles by Surface
Hard (3–0)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Win 1–0 Mar 2019 M25 Bakersfield, CA Futures Hard   Aleksandar Vukic 6–3, 6–1
Win 2–0 Jul 2019 M25 Champaign, IL Futures Hard   Oliver Crawford 6–2, 6–1
Win 3–0 Jul 2019 M25 Decatur, IL Futures Hard   Santiago Rodriguez Taverna 6–1, 6–4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "A College Coach's Dream: Jenson Brooksby". crackedracquets.com. Cracked Racquets. February 16, 2018. Retrieved August 12, 2018.
  2. ^ "USTA Boys | 2018 Boys 18 Singles Main Draw".
  3. ^ Kapetanakis, Arthur (August 13, 2018). "OSUIGWE, BROOKSBY WIN USTA JUNIOR NATIONAL TITLES". USTA. Retrieved August 14, 2018.
  4. ^ "Men's Tennis Signs Brooksby to National Letter of Intent". baylorbears.com. December 12, 2018. Retrieved February 21, 2019.
  5. ^ https://www.usopen.org/en_US/news/articles/2019-08-26/jenson_brooksby_defeats_tomas_berdych_in_round_1_of_the_2019_us_open.html
  6. ^ https://www.forbes.com/sites/adamzagoria/2019/08/29/baylor-tennis-pledge-jenson-brooksby-loses-at-us-open-now-a-decision-looms/#28daada358b3

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