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Luke Bambridge (born 21 January 1995) is a British tennis player. He is a doubles specialist who reached a career-high Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world No. 41 doubles ranking on 27 May 2019.

Luke Bambridge
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Bambridge at the 2019 French Open
Country (sports) United Kingdom
ResidenceNottingham, United Kingdom
Born (1995-01-21) 21 January 1995 (age 24)
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Height6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$339,383[1]
Singles
Career record0–0
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 481 (9 May 2016)
Grand Slam Singles results
WimbledonQ1 (2012)
Doubles
Career record31–25
Career titles2
Highest rankingNo. 41 (27 May 2019)
Current rankingNo. 47 (9 September 2019)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open2R (2019)
French Open1R (2019)
Wimbledon1R (2015, 2018, 2019)
US OpenQF (2019)
Mixed doubles
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
French Open2R (2019)
Wimbledon2R (2019)
Last updated on: 9 September 2019.

His career highlights include winning two ATP Tour titles, 7 ATP Challenger Tour titles, 20 ITF doubles titles and 1 ITF singles title.

Tennis careerEdit

2011Edit

Great Britain won the 2011 Junior Davis Cup tournament for the first time after beating Italy in the final in San Luis Potosí, Mexico. Coached by Greg Rusedski, the team of Bambridge, Kyle Edmund, and Evan Hoyt justified their top seeding in the event. [2]

2013Edit

Bambridge won four ITF doubles tournaments with different partners in Great Britain, Israel, and Greece.

2014Edit

Seven more ITF doubles tournament wins by Bambridge in 2014, five with Liam Broady as his partner.

2015Edit

Bambridge received a wildcard into the 2015 Wimbledon Championships men's doubles event, partnering Liam Broady where he made his grand slam debut.[3] 2015 was also the year in which Bambridge won his first singles ITF tournament at the Qatar F4 Futures.

2019Edit

Bambridge, in partnership with Ben McLachlan, reached his first Grand Slam quarterfinal at the 2019 US Open. The pairing beat ninth seeds Nikola Mektić and Franko Škugor in the second round,[4] before exiting against top seeds Juan Sebastián Cabal and Robert Farah in the last eight.[5]

ATP career finalsEdit

Doubles: 5 (2 titles, 3 runner-ups)Edit

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0–0)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (0–0)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (2–3)
Finals by surface
Hard (1–1)
Clay (0–2)
Grass (1-0)
Finals by setting
Outdoor (1–2)
Indoor (1–1)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 Jun 2018 Eastbourne International, United Kingdom 250 Series Grass   Jonny O'Mara   Ken Skupski
  Neal Skupski
7–5, 6–4
Win 2–0 Oct 2018 Stockholm Open, Sweden 250 Series Hard (i)   Jonny O'Mara   Marcus Daniell
  Wesley Koolhof
7–5, 7–6(10–8)
Loss 2–1 Jan 2019 Maharashtra Open, India 250 Series Hard   Jonny O'Mara   Rohan Bopanna
  Divij Sharan
3–6, 4–6
Loss 2–2 Mar 2019 Brasil Open, Brazil 250 Series Clay (i)   Jonny O'Mara   Federico Delbonis
  Máximo González
4–6, 3–6
Loss 2–3 May 2019 Estoril Open, Portugal 250 Series Clay   Jonny O'Mara   Jérémy Chardy
  Fabrice Martin
5–7, 6–7(3–7)

ITF Career finalsEdit

Singles: 7 (1–6)Edit

Legend (Singles)
Challengers (0–0)
Futures (1–6)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Opponent Score
Loss 0–1 Nov 2013 Greece F19, Heraklion Futures Hard   Oliver Golding 6–1, 2–6, 3–6
Loss 0–2 Apr 2014 Great Britain F9, Bournemouth Futures Clay   Liam Broady 5–7, 2–6
Loss 0–3 Oct 2015 Turkey F39, Antalya Futures Hard   Liam Broady 5–7, 3–6
Win 1–3 Dec 2015 Qatar F4, Doha Futures Hard   Dominik Kellovsky 6–2, 3–6, 6–1
Loss 1–4 Dec 2015 Qatar F6, Doha Futures Hard   Joris De Loore 3–6, 3–6
Loss 1–5 Oct 2016 USA F32, Harlingen Futures Hard   Dominik Köpfer 4–6, 4–6
Loss 1–6 Nov 2017 USA F38, Columbus Futures Hard (i)   Alexander Ward 4–6, 4–6

Doubles: 55 (27–28)Edit

Legend (Doubles)
ATP Challenger Tour (7–9)
ITF Futures Tour (20–19)
Titles by Surface
Hard (23–24)
Clay (3–4)
Grass (1–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Win 1–0 May 2013 Great Britain F11, Newcastle Futures Clay   Cameron Norrie   Scott Clayton
  Toby Martin
6–0, 4–6, [10–3]
Win 2–0 Oct 2013 Israel F14, Ramat HaSharon Futures Hard   Evan Hoyt   Liam Broady
  Joshua Ward-Hibbert
7–6(7–5), 7–6(7–4)
Win 3–0 Nov 2013 Great Britain F23, Edgbaston Futures Hard (i)   George Morgan   Scott Clayton
  Jonny O'Mara
7–5, 4–6, [10–7]
Loss 3–1 Nov 2013 Greece F18, Heraklion Futures Hard   Oliver Golding   Marko Djokovic
  Carlos Gómez-Herrera
1–6, 7–6(7–3), [11–13]
Win 4–1 Nov 2013 Greece F19, Heraklion Futures Hard   Oliver Golding   Andreas Mies
  Oscar Otte
6–3, 7–5
Loss 4–2 Dec 2013 Qatar F3, Doha Futures Hard   Evan Hoyt   Adam Chadaj
  Dominik Schulz
6–1, 6–7(4–7), [4–10]
Loss 4–3 Feb 2014 Great Britain F4, Wirral Futures Hard (i)   Ross Hutchins   Edward Corrie
  Daniel Smethurst
7–5, 6–7(6–8), [6–10]
Win 5–3 Mar 2014 Great Britain F6, Shrewsbury Futures Hard (i)   Toby Martin   Isak Arvidsson
  Micke Kontinen
6–3, 6–4
Win 6–3 Mar 2014 Great Britain F7, Preston Futures Hard (i)   Liam Broady   Frederik Nielsen
  Joshua Ward-Hibbert
6–4, 6–4
Loss 6–4 Apr 2014 Qatar F2, Doha Futures Hard   Antoine Benneteau   Chen Ti
  Ruan Roelofse
4–6, 3–6
Loss 6–5 Jun 2014 USA F16, Buffalo Futures Clay   Liam Broady   Jean-Yves Aubone
  Connor Smith
3–6, 6–2, [6–10]
Loss 6–6 Jun 2014 USA F18, Rochester Futures Clay   Liam Broady   Daniel Nguyen
  Connor Smith
3–6, 3–6
Win 7–6 Jul 2014 USA F19, Pittsburgh Futures Clay   Liam Broady   Gonzales Austin
  Quinton Vega
7–5, 6–4
Win 8–6 Jul 2014 USA F20, Tulsa Futures Hard   Liam Broady   Daniel Garza
  Raúl Isaías Rosas Zarur
6–4, 5–2, ret.
Win 9–6 Jul 2014 USA F21, Godfrey Futures Hard   Liam Broady   Brett Clark
  Ronnie Schneider
6–3, 6–2
Win 10–6 Aug 2014 USA F22, Decatur Futures Hard   Liam Broady   Scott Clayton
  Toby Martin
5–7, 6–2, [10–7]
Loss 10–7 Sep 2014 Great Britain F16, Wrexham Futures Hard   Liam Broady   Edward Corrie
  David Rice
7–6(7–3), 4–6, [8–10]
Win 11–7 Sep 2014 Portugal F7, Castelo Branco Futures Hard   Joshua Ward-Hibbert   Iván Arenas Gualda
  Jaime Pulgar García
7–6(7–0), 6–4
Loss 11–8 Jan 2015 Great Britain F1, Sheffield Futures Hard (i)   Andrew Bettles   Isak Arvidsson
  Micke Kontinen
4–6, 7–5, [6–10]
Win 12–8 Mar 2015 Great Britain F5, Shrewsbury Futures Hard (i)   Scott Clayton   Sean Thornley
  Marcus Willis
7–6(7–3), 6–4
Loss 12–9 Oct 2015 Egypt F35, Sharm El Sheikh Futures Hard   Richard Gabb   Karim-Mohamed Maamoun
  Sherif Sabry
4–6, 6–4, [6–10]
Loss 12–10 Oct 2015 Egypt F36, Sharm El Sheikh Futures Hard   Richard Gabb   André Gaspar Murta
  Frederico Ferreira Silva
6–7(4–7), 3–6
Win 13–10 Nov 2015 Egypt F37, Sharm El Sheikh Futures Hard   Richard Gabb   Enrico Dalla Valle
  Julian Ocleppo
7–6(7–3), 6–4
Loss 13–11 Dec 2015 Qatar F4, Doha Futures Hard   Kaichi Uchida   Joris De Loore
  Laurens Verboven
4–6, 6–3, [7–10]
Loss 13–12 Dec 2015 Qatar F5, Doha Futures Hard   Mats Moraing   Joris De Loore
  Michaël Geerts
5–7, 3–6
Loss 13–13 Dec 2015 Qatar F6, Doha Futures Hard   Mats Moraing   Haadin Bava
  Wang Aoxiong
2–6, 6–3, [3–10]
Loss 13–14 Mar 2016 Canada F2, Sherbrooke Futures Hard (i)   Liam Broady   Keith-Patrick Crowley
  Max Schnur
6–3, 6–7(3–7), [6–10]
Win 14–14 Apr 2016 USA F12, Memphis Futures Hard   Darren Walsh   Daniel Garza
  Tigre Hank
6–1, 6–2
Win 15–14 May 2016 Mexica F1, Córdoba Futures Hard   Farris Fathi Gosea   Mauricio Astorga
  Manuel Sánchez
7–6(7–3), 7–6(7–2)
Loss 15–15 Jul 2016 USA F25, Edwardsville Futures Hard   Marc Polmans   Connor Smith
  Jackson Withrow
3–6, 2–6
Win 16–15 Oct 2016 USA F32, Harlingen Futures Hard   Evan King   John McNally
  Evan Zhu
6–4, 6–4
Loss 16–16 Nov 2016 Champaign, United States Challenger Hard (i)   Liam Broady   Austin Krajicek
  Tennys Sandgren
6–7(4–7), 6–7(2–7)
Loss 16–17 Nov 2016 Columbus, United States Challenger Hard (i)   Cameron Norrie   David O'Hare
  Joe Salisbury
3–6, 4–6
Loss 16–18 Jan 2017 USA F1, Los Angeles Futures Hard   Joe Salisbury   Yannick Hanfmann
  Roberto Quiroz
6–3, 4–6, [8–10]
Loss 16–19 Jan 2017 USA F2, Long Beach Futures Hard   Joe Salisbury   Austin Krajicek
  Jackson Withrow
3–6, 6–3, [8–10]
Win 17–19 Apr 2017 USA F13, Little Rock Futures Hard   Gavin van Peperzeel   Philip Bester
  Ante Pavić
2–6, 6–3, [11–9]
Loss 17–20 May 2017 Savannah, United States Challenger Clay   Mitchell Krueger   Peter Polansky
  Neal Skupski
6–4, 3–6, [1–10]
Win 18–20 Jul 2017 USA F23, Wichita Futures Hard   David O'Hare   Nathan Ponwith
  John Harrison Richmond
6–0, 6–3
Win 19–20 Jul 2017 Winnipeg, Canada Challenger Hard   David O'Hare   Yusuke Takahashi
  Renta Tokuda
6–2, 6–2
Loss 19–21 Sep 2017 Columbus, United States Challenger Hard (i)   David O'Hare   Dominik Köpfer
  Denis Kudla
6–7(6–8), 6–7(3–7)
Win 20–21 Oct 2017 Fairfield, United States Challenger Hard   David O'Hare   Akram El Sallaly
  Bernardo Oliveira
6–4, 6–2
Loss 20–22 Nov 2017 USA F38, Columbus Futures Hard (i)   Edward Corrie   Hans Hach Verdugo
  Luis David Martínez
6–3, 6–7(2–7), [7–10]
Loss 20–23 Jan 2018 USA F1, Los Angeles Futures Hard   Hans Hach Verdugo   Martin Redlicki
  Karue Sell
4–6, 3–6
Win 21–23 Jan 2018 USA F2, Long Beach Futures Hard   Hans Hach Verdugo   Collin Altamirano
  Alexander Lebedev
6–3, 6–2
Loss 21–24 Feb 2018 San Francisco, United States Challenger Hard (i)   Joe Salisbury   Marcelo Arévalo
  Roberto Maytín
3–6, 7–6(5–7), [7–10]
Win 22–24 Mar 2018 Canada F2, Sherbrooke Futures Hard (i)   Joe Salisbury   Adrien Bossel
  Joris De Loore
6–3, 7–5
Loss 22–25 Mar 2018 Saint-Brieuc, France Challenger Hard (i)   Joe Salisbury   Sander Arends
  Tristan-Samuel Weissborn
6–4, 1–6, [7–10]
Loss 22–26 Apr 2018 Mexico City, Mexico Challenger Clay   Jonny O'Mara   Yannick Hanfmann
  Kevin Krawietz
2–6, 6–7(3–7)
Win 23–26 May 2018 Savannah, United States Challenger Clay   Akira Santillan   Enrique López Pérez
  Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan
6–2, 6–2
Loss 23–27 May 2018 Loughborough, United Kingdom Challenger Hard (i)   Jonny O'Mara   Frederik Nielsen
  Joe Salisbury
6–3, 3–6, [4–10]
Win 24–27 Jun 2018 Surbiton, United Kingdom Challenger Grass   Jonny O'Mara   Ken Skupski
  Neal Skupski
7–6(13–11), 4–6, [10–7]
Win 25–27 Aug 2018 Vancouver, Canada Challenger Hard   Neal Skupski   Marc Polmans
  Max Purcell
4–6, 6–3, [10–6]
Win 26–27 Sep 2018 Chicago, United States Challenger Hard   Neal Skupski   Leander Paes
  Miguel Ángel Reyes-Varela
6–3, 6–4
Win 27–27 Sep 2018 Orléans, France Challenger Hard (i)   Jonny O'Mara   Yannick Maden
  Tristan-Samuel Weissborn
6–2, 6–4
Loss 27–28 Apr 2019 Sarasota, United States Challenger Clay   Jonny O'Mara   Martín Cuevas
  Paolo Lorenzi
6–7(5–7), 6–7(6–8)

Doubles performance timelineEdit

Current through the 2019 US Open.

Tournament 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 SR W–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open A A A A A A 2R 0 / 1 1–1
French Open A A A A A A 1R 0 / 1 0–1
Wimbledon A A 1R A Q1 1R 1R 0 / 3 0–3
US Open A A A A A 1R QF 0 / 2 3–2
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–2 4–4 0 / 7 4–7
Career statistics
Tournaments 0 0 1 0 0 8 18 27
Titles 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
Finals 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 5
Win–Loss 0–0 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–0 9–6 22–18 31–25
Year-end ranking 489 303 280 218 139 56

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Luke Bambridge". ATP WorlsTour. Retrieved 23 January 2015.
  2. ^ "Great Britain win Junior Davis Cup title for first time". BBC Sport. 2 October 2011.
  3. ^ "Nottingham's Luke Bambridge aims to make most of 'unbelievable opportunity' at Wimbledon". Nottingham Post. 29 June 2015.
  4. ^ "US Open 2019: Jamie Murray & Neal Skupski through to doubles third round". BBC Sport. 31 August 2019. Retrieved 5 September 2019.
  5. ^ "Murray/Skupski Advance To The US Open Semi-finals". ATP. 4 September 2019. Retrieved 5 September 2019.

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