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Sean Thornley (born 31 May 1989) is a former British tennis player, best known for playing on the doubles circuit with David Rice.

Sean Thornley
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Country (sports)United Kingdom Great Britain
ResidenceWest Wickham, London
Born (1989-05-31) 31 May 1989 (age 30)
Bristol, England
PlaysRight-handed
Prize moneyUS$86,288
Singles
Career record0–0
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 538 (12 September 2011)
Doubles
Career record0–3
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 160 (24 September 2012)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon1R (2011, 2013)
Last updated on: 18 July 2016.

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CareerEdit

In 2011 Thornley and Rice qualified for the Men's Doubles at Wimbledon.[1] They lost in the first round to Jamie Murray and Sergiy Stakhovsky, 3–6 5–7.

After a successful year, Thornley and Rice were awarded a wildcard in 2013 in to the Wimbledon Championships Doubles Main Draw, where they lost in the first round in five sets, 4–6 3–6 7–6(7) 6–4 4–6 to Marinko Matosevic and Frank Moser.

Sean Thornley and David Rice have won 21 international doubles titles together.

Challenger and Futures finalsEdit

Doubles: 47 (23–24)Edit

Legend (Doubles)
ATP Challenger Tour (2–3)
ITF Futures Tour (21–21)
Titles by Surface
Hard (19–22)
Clay (2–2)
Grass (1–0)
Carpet (1–0)
Result W–L    Date    Tournament Tier Surface Partner Opponents Score
Loss 0–1 May 2007 Greece F2, Syros Futures Hard   Iain Atkinson   Lee Childs
  Edward Corrie
3–6, 5–7
Loss 0–2 Aug 2009 India F7, New Delhi Futures Hard   Chris Eaton   Ashutosh Singh
  Vishnu Vardhan
3–6, 7–6(7–5), [8–10]
Win 1–2 Oct 2009 Greece F2, Paros Futures Carpet   David Rice   Claudio Grassi
  Mikhail Vasiliev
6–4, 2–6, [10–8]
Win 2–2 Sep 2010 Great Britain F13, London Futures Hard   David Rice   Claudio Grassi
  Alexander Slabinsky
2–6, 6–3, [10–0]
Loss 2–3 Sep 2010 Great Britain F14, Nottingham Futures Hard   Marcus Willis   Lewis Burton
  Dan Evans
5–7, 6–1, [11–13]
Loss 2–4 Sep 2010 Great Britain F15, Wrexham Futures Hard   David Rice   Lewis Burton
  Dan Evans
6–7(6–8), 4–6
Win 3–4 Feb 2011 France F3, Bressuire Futures Hard (i)   David Rice   Medy Chettar
  Valentin Nourrissat
Walkover
Loss 3–5 Mar 2011 Rimouski, Canada Challenger Hard (i)   David Rice   Treat Huey
  Vasek Pospisil
0–6, 1–6
Loss 3–6 Apr 2011 Turkey F12, Antalya Futures Hard   David Rice   Nikola Čačić
  Jozef Kovalík
6–4, 4–6, [4–10]
Win 4–6 Apr 2011 Great Britain F5, Bournemouth Futures Clay   David Rice   Carles Poch Gradin
  Alexander Slabinsky
6–3, 6–4
Loss 4–7 May 2011 Great Britain F6, Edinburgh Futures Clay   David Rice   James Feaver
  Jarryd Maher
6–2, 0–6, [6–10]
Win 5–7 May 2011 Israel F4, Ramat HaSharon Futures Hard   David Rice   Tal Eros
  Amir Weintraub
3–6, 6–3, [11–9]
Loss 5–8 May 2011 Israel F5, Ramat HaSharon Futures Hard   David Rice   John Paul Fruttero
  Amir Weintraub
7–6(7–4), 6–7(3–7), [11–13]
Win 6–8 Jul 2011 Great Britain F9, Ilkley Futures Grass   David Rice   Chris Eaton
  Josh Goodall
6–7(2–7), 6–3, [10–7]
Win 7–8 Aug 2011 Great Britain F12, London Futures Hard   David Rice   Ruan Roelofse
  Sanam Singh
6–3, 6–2
Win 8–8 Sep 2011 Great Britain F13, Wrexham Futures Hard   David Rice   James Feaver
  Daniel Glancy
6–2, 7–5
Loss 8–9 Sep 2011 Great Britain F15, Nottingham Futures Hard   David Rice   Josh Goodall
  Marcus Willis
4–6, 6–7(6–8)
Win 9–9 Oct 2011 Turkey F25, Antalya Futures Hard   David Rice   Mikhail Biryukov
  Dmitri Sitak
2–6, 6–4, [10–6]
Win 10–9 Oct 2011 Turkey F26, Antalya Futures Hard   David Rice   Érik Chvojka
  Michal Konečný
7–6(11–9), 6–3
Win 11–9 Oct 2011 Great Britain F17, Cardiff Futures Hard (i)   Oliver Golding   Daniel Cox
  Daniel Smethurst
6–4, 6–4
Loss 11–10 Jan 2012 Great Britain F1, Glasgow Futures Hard (i)   David Rice   Chris Eaton
  Dominic Inglot
5–7, 2–6
Loss 11–11 Jan 2012 Great Britain F2, Sheffield Futures Hard (i)   David Rice   Chris Eaton
  Dominic Inglot
3–6, 5–7
Win 12–11 Jan 2012 Great Britain F3, Birkenhead Futures Hard (i)   David Rice   Lewis Burton
  Chris Eaton
6–2, 6–3
Loss 12–12 Mar 2012 Great Britain F4, Tipton Futures Hard (i)   David Rice   Chris Eaton
  Dominic Inglot
3–6, 4–6
Loss 12–13 Aug 2012 Great Britain F12, Wrexham Futures Hard   Oliver Golding   Lewis Burton
  Edward Corrie
4–6, 0–6
Win 13–13 Aug 2012 Great Britain F13, London Futures Hard   Andrew Fitzpatrick   Tom Burn
  Dan Evans
7–6(7–2), 6–2
Win 14–13 Sep 2012 İzmir, Turkey Challenger Hard   David Rice   Brydan Klein
  Dane Propoggia
7–6(10–8), 6–2
Win 15–13 Oct 2012 Great Britain F17, Glasgow Futures Hard (i)   David Rice   Laurynas Grigelis
  Bastian Knittel
6–3, 6–2
Win 16–13 Jan 2013 Great Britain F1, Glasgow Futures Hard (i)   David Rice   Scott Clayton
  Richard Gabb
7–6(7–5), 6–2
Win 17–13 Feb 2013 Great Britain F3, Sheffield Futures Hard (i)   David Rice   Dan Evans
  Andrew Fitzpatrick
6–2, 7–6(8–6)
Loss 17–14 Feb 2013 Great Britain F4, Wirral Futures Hard (i)   James Cluskey   Lewis Burton
  Neal Skupski
6–7(5–7), 6–2, [7–10]
Win 18–14 Mar 2013 Great Britain F5, Cardiff Futures Hard (i)   David Rice   Edward Corrie
  Neal Skupski
6–1, 7–5
Win 18–15 Mar 2013 Great Britain F6, Shrewsbury Futures Hard (i)   David Rice   Sander Gillé
  Jonas Merckx
6–2, 6–1
Loss 18–16 Apr 2013 USA F10, Little Rock Futures Hard   David Rice   Chase Buchanan
  Austin Krajicek
2–6, 3–6
Loss 18–17 Aug 2013 Great Britain F16, Chiswick Futures Hard   David Rice   Liam Broady
  Joshua Ward-Hibbert
6–7(5–7), 6–2, [6–10]
Win 19–17 Oct 2013 France F18, Nevers Futures Hard (i)   David Rice   Mathieu Rodrigues
  Gleb Sakharov
6–3, 6–4
Loss 19–18 Oct 2013 France F19, Saint-Dizier Futures Hard (i)   David Rice   Germain Gigounon
  Hugo Nys
6–7(4–7), 4–6
Win 20–18 Oct 2013 Great Britain F21, Loughborough Futures Hard (i)   David Rice   Kevin Griekspoor
  Scott Griekspoor
6–3, 6–7(3–7), [10–5]
Win 21–18 Jan 2014 Great Britain F1, Glasgow Futures Hard (i)   David Rice   Edward Corrie
  Daniel Smethurst
6–3, 6–1
Win 22–18 Jan 2014 Great Britain F2, Sunderland Futures Hard (i)   David Rice   Richard Gabb
  Joshua Ward-Hibbert
6–3, 6–3
Loss 22–19 Jan 2014 Great Britain F3, Sheffield Futures Hard (i)   David Rice   Edward Corrie
  Daniel Smethurst
6–3, 2–6, [8–10]
Loss 22–20 Mar 2014 Great Britain F8, Tipton Futures Hard (i)   David Rice   Lewis Burton
  Marcus Willis
6–4, 6–7(5–7), [6–10]
Win 23–20 Jul 2014 Tampere, Estonia Challenger Clay   Ruben Gonzales   Elias Ymer
  Anton Zaitcev
6–7(5–7), 7–6(12–10), [10–8]
Loss 23–21 Aug 2014 Liberec, Czech Republic Challenger Clay   Ruben Gonzales   Roman Jebavý
  Jaroslav Pospíšil
4–6, 3–6
Loss 23–22 Oct 2014 Great Britain F17, Manchester Futures Hard (i)   Darren Walsh   Laurynas Grigelis
  David Rice
4–6, 4–6
Loss 23–23 Nov 2014 Knoxville, US Challenger Hard (i)   Gastão Elias   Miķelis Lībietis
  Hunter Reese
3–6, 4–6
Loss 23–24 Mar 2015 Great Britain F5, Shrewsbury Futures Hard (i)   Marcus Willis   Luke Bambridge
  Scott Clayton
6–7(3–7), 4–6

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