Ricky Brown (tennis)

Ricky Brown (born April 1, 1967) is a former professional tennis player from the United States.[1] He is the younger brother of another professional player Jimmy Brown.

Ricky Brown
Country (sports)United States United States
ResidenceLargo, Florida
Born (1967-04-01) April 1, 1967 (age 53)
Hialeah, Florida
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Turned pro1985
PlaysRight-handed
Prize money$35,729
Singles
Career record4–17
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 215 (November 10, 1986)
Grand Slam Singles results
US Open2R (1984)
Doubles
Career record7–11
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 174 (August 10, 1987)

CareerEdit

Brown was the top ranked American junior for the 16s age division in 1983 and the following year won an Orange Bowl title (18 and under).[2][3] He and partner Robbie Weiss were boys' doubles champions at the 1984 Wimbledon Championships. They defeated Mark Kratzmann and Jonas Svensson in the final.[4] Brown made his only Grand Slam appearance at the 1984 US Open, where he defeated former Australian Open winner Mark Edmondson in the opening round, before being eliminated in the second round by Henrik Sundström.[2] He won a Challenger doubles title at Winnetka in 1985.[2]

Challenger titlesEdit

Doubles: (1)Edit

No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 1985   Winnetka, United States Hard   Luke Jensen   Kelly Evernden
  Brian Levine
6–4, 6–7, 6–4

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