Wesley Whitehouse

Wesley Whitehouse (born 13 March 1979 in Empangeni) is a South African-born New Zealand tennis player.

Wesley Whitehouse
Country (sports) South Africa
 New Zealand
ResidencePretoria, South Africa and Phoenix, Arizona
Born (1979-03-13) 13 March 1979 (age 41)
Empangeni, South Africa
Height190 cm (6 ft 3 in)
Turned pro1998
Retired2007 (occasional activity since)
PlaysLeft-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money$191,751
Singles
Career record4–7
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 214 (2 August 2004)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian OpenQ2 (1999)
WimbledonQ3 (1999, 2004)
US OpenQ3 (1998)
Doubles
Career record3–4
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 137 (22 November 1999)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon3R (1999)
US OpenQ2 (1999)

BiographyEdit

Whitehouse lives or has lived in between Pretoria, South Africa and Phoenix, Arizona.

CareerEdit

JuniorsEdit

In 1997 he was Wimbledon Tennis Junior Champion defeating Daniel Elsner of Germany 6–3, 7–6(6). He was also a finalist in both the Australian Open and US Open juniors in the same year.

Pro tourEdit

Whitehouse reached a career-high singles ranking on the ATP Tour of World No. 214. He defeated Marat Safin at Indianapolis in 2006.

Singles titlesEdit

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0)
Tennis Masters Cup (0)
ATP Masters Series (0)
ATP Tour (0)
Challengers (0)
Futures (8)
No. Date Tournament Surface Opponent in the final Score
1. 21 October 2002 Windhoek Hard   Gwinyai Tongoona 7–5, 6–1
2. 28 October 2002 Gaborone Hard   Genius Chidzikwe 6–4, 6–2
3. 4 November 2002 Bulawayo Hard   Genius Chidzikwe 4–6, 6–3, 6–3
4. 11 August 2003 Lagos Hard   Valentin Sanon 6–4, 6–1
5. 15 September 2003 Mombasa Hard   Mohamed Maamoun 7–5, 2–6, 7–6
6. 29 September 2003 Kigali Clay   Jaroslav Pospíšil 6–4, 4–6, 7–5
7. 20 October 2003 Lagos Hard   W.P. Meyer 6–4, 6–2
8. 19 February 2007 Brownsville Hard   Horia Tecău 6–3, 3–6, 7–5

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