Ryan Sweeting (born July 14, 1987) is an American former professional tennis player.
|Country (sports)||United States|
|Residence||Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States|
|Born||July 14, 1987|
|Height||1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)|
|Plays||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Career record||35–57 (38.0%)|
|Highest ranking||No. 64 (12 September 2011)|
|Grand Slam singles results|
|Australian Open||2R (2011, 2012)|
|French Open||1R (2010, 2011)|
|Wimbledon||2R (2011, 2012)|
|US Open||2R (2006)|
|Career record||7–26 (21.2%)|
|Highest ranking||No. 139 (4 February 2008)|
|Grand Slam doubles results|
|Australian Open||1R (2012)|
|French Open||1R (2011)|
|US Open||2R (2009)|
|Grand Slam mixed doubles results|
|US Open||1R (2007)|
|Last updated on: 16 November 2021.|
Sweeting was born in Nassau, Bahamas. He has been living in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and registered as an American to the ATP.
In September 2013, Sweeting became engaged to actress Kaley Cuoco after three months of dating. They married on December 31, 2013, in Santa Susana, California. Cuoco announced in September 2015 that she was filing for divorce. The divorce was finalized in May 2016.
Sweeting represented The Bahamas in his junior years. He attended Guizar Tennis Academy and was coached by renowned Mexican tennis coach, Nicolas Guizar. In 2005, he won the US Open Boys' Singles title, beating Jérémy Chardy in the final.
As a junior, Sweeting compiled a singles win–loss record of 94–51 (89–46 in doubles), reaching as high as no. 2 in the junior world rankings in September 2005.
In 2006, he attended the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, where he played for the Florida Gators men's tennis team in NCAA competition. He made his professional US Open debut in 2006, where he defeated Argentine Guillermo Coria in the first round (Coria retired while down 3–2) before losing to Belgian Olivier Rochus in five sets. Sweeting served as a practice partner for the U.S. Davis Cup team in the 2006 World Group semifinal against Russia in Moscow.
Sweeting turned professional in 2007. Sweeting captured four ProCircuit doubles titles in 2007. He won the Rimouski Challenger in Canada in November 2008 for his first ProCircuit singles title. He finished 2008 ranked no. 216 in the ATP world rankings.
Sweeting captured the Dallas Challenger singles title in February 2009, without dropping a set. In April, at the US Men's Clay Court Championships in Houston, Texas, Sweeting and doubles partner Jesse Levine lost to Americans Bob and Mike Bryan, ranked no. 1 in the world, in the doubles final.
At the US Men's Clay Court Championships in Houston, Sweeting won his only ATP World Tour singles title by beating Kei Nishikori of Japan in the final in straight sets.
ATP career finalsEdit
Singles: 1 (1 title)Edit
|Win||1–0||Apr 2011||Houston, United States||250 Series||Clay||Kei Nishikori||6–4, 7–6(7–3)|
Doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)Edit
|Loss||0–1||Apr 2009||Houston, United States||250 Series||Clay||Jesse Levine|| Bob Bryan
ATP Challenger and ITF Futures finalsEdit
Singles: 6 (4–2)Edit
|Win||1–0||May 2006||USA F9, Vero Beach||Futures||Clay||Victor Estrella Burgos||6–3, 6–0|
|Win||2–0||Nov 2008||Rimouski, Canada||Challenger||Hard||Kristian Pless||6–4, 7–6(7–3)|
|Win||3–0||Feb 2009||Dallas, United States||Challenger||Hard||Brendan Evans||6–4, 6–3|
|Win||4–0||Feb 2010||Dallas, United States||Challenger||Hard||Carsten Ball||6–4, 6–2|
|Loss||4–1||May 2010||Savannah, United States||Challenger||Clay||Kei Nishikori||4–6, 0–6|
|Loss||4–2||Oct 2010||Calabasas, United States||Challenger||Hard||Marinko Matosevic||6–2, 4–6, 3–6|
Doubles: 8 (4–4)Edit
|Win||1–0||Jan 2007||USA F2, North Miami Beach||Futures||Hard||Tim Smyczek|| James Cerretani
|Loss||1–1||Jan 2007||USA F3, Boca Raton||Futures||Hard||Tim Smyczek|| Joel Kielbowicz
|7–6(7–5), 4–6, 0–1 ret.|
|Win||2–1||Jul 2007||Lexington, United States||Challenger||Hard||Brendan Evans|| Phillip Simmonds
|Win||3–1||Aug 2007||Binghamton, United States||Challenger||Hard||Scott Oudsema|| Richard Bloomfield
|Win||4–1||Sep 2007||Lubbock, United States||Challenger||Hard||Alex Kuznetsov|| Rik De Voest
|Loss||4–2||Apr 2008||Tallahassee, United States||Challenger||Hard||Robert Kendrick|| Rajeev Ram
|Loss||4–3||May 2009||Zagreb, Croatia||Challenger||Clay||Brendan Evans|| Peter Luczak
|Loss||4–4||Jul 2009||Winnetka, United States||Challenger||Hard||Brett Joelson|| Carsten Ball
|Grand Slam tournaments|
|Australian Open||A||A||Q1||Q3||Q3||2R||2R||Q3||0 / 2||2–2||50%|
|French Open||A||A||A||Q2||1R||1R||A||A||0 / 2||0–2||0%|
|Wimbledon||A||Q2||Q2||Q1||1R||2R||2R||A||0 / 3||2–3||40%|
|US Open||2R||1R||1R||1R||1R||1R||A||A||0 / 6||1–6||14%|
|Win–loss||1–1||0–1||0–1||0–1||0–3||2–4||2–2||0–0||0 / 13||5–13||28%|
|ATP Tour Masters 1000|
|Indian Wells||A||Q1||Q2||2R||Q2||3R||2R||A||0 / 3||4–3||57%|
|Miami||A||1R||2R||1R||1R||1R||1R||Q1||0 / 6||1–6||14%|
|Rome||A||A||A||A||A||Q1||A||A||0 / 0||0–0||–|
|Cincinnati||A||A||A||A||Q1||Q1||A||A||0 / 0||0–0||–|
|Win–loss||0–0||0–1||1–1||1–2||0–1||2–2||1–2||0–0||0 / 9||5–9||36%|
|Grand Slam tournaments|
|Australian Open||A||A||A||A||1R||0 / 1||0–1|
|French Open||A||A||A||1R||A||0 / 1||0–1|
|Wimbledon||A||A||2R||A||A||0 / 1||1–1|
|US Open||1R||2R||1R||1R||A||0 / 4||1–4|
|Win–loss||0–1||1–1||1–2||0–2||0–1||0 / 7||2–7|
Junior Grand Slam finalsEdit
Singles: 1 (1 title)Edit
|Win||2005||US Open||Hard||Jérémy Chardy||6–4, 6–4|
- ^ a b Ryan Sweeting at the Association of Tennis Professionals
- ^ Ravitz, Justin (September 26, 2013). "Kaley Cuoco Engaged to Ryan Sweeting After Three Months of Dating!". Us Weekly. Retrieved January 13, 2014.
- ^ "'Big Bang Theory' star Kaley Cuoco gets married". Associated Press via Newsday. Retrieved January 4, 2014.
- ^ "Kaley Cuoco and Ryan Sweeting to Divorce After 21 Months of Marriage". People. September 25, 2015.
- ^ Ungerman, Alex (May 9, 2016). "Kaley Cuoco Finalizes Divorce From Ryan Sweeting, Actress to Pay $165,000 in Spousal Support". Entertainment Tonight. Retrieved May 10, 2016.
- ^ "Bob Larson's Tennis News – Donald Young and John Isner head list of US Open wild cards".
- ^ "Sweeting defeats Nishikori, claims Clay Court title". April 11, 2011.