Liam Broady - Bio, Net Worth, Ranking, Age, Family, Facts, Height
Liam Tarquin Broady, professionally known as Liam Broady is a tennis player and current British No. 5. He is well recognized for winning the Boys' Doubles at Wimbledon with Tom Farquharson, and the Boys' Doubles at the Australian Open with Joshua Ward-Hibbert. He was a junior Wimbledon champion in 2010 and junior Australian Open champion in 2012. He turned pro in 2014 as he started his junior career in 2005 at the age of 11 and would eventually peak at number two in the junior combined world rankings. His first tournament was at the age of eight and he showed potential at ten. Liam was also qualified for the 2015 Wimbledon singles as a wild card and proceeded to beat Marinko Matesovic for his first career win at the tournament. Additionally, he recorded two Major wins, to reach the third round for the first time at a Grand Slam, over Lukas Klein and 12th seed Diego Schwartzman in five sets at the 2022 Wimbledon Championship.
Liam Broady Famous For
- Being a tennis player and current British No. 5.
- For winning the Boys' Doubles at Wimbledon with Tom Farquharson.
Where was Liam Broady born?
Liam Broady was born on 4th January 1994 with the real name of Liam Tarquin Broady Stockport, United Kingdom. He holds British nationality and he came from British-white ethnic background. Similarly, his religious belief is in the Christian religion and his race is white. Liam's present age is 28 which he recently in 2022 and as per his birthdate, his zodiac sign is Capricorn. He is the son of his father, Simon Broady, and his mother, Shirley Broady. He also has three siblings as his older sister named Naomi Broady is also a tennis player.
Moving to Liam's education, he attended Norris Bank primary and Priestnall School where he completed his GCSEs in 2010.
Liam Broady Tennis Career
- Liam Broady kicks off his tennis career by winning the Natwest Dorset Open in 2005 and was crowned European Masters under-14 champion in Orbetello, Italy, a title once won by Rafael Nadal in 2008.
- Then he partnered with Tom Farquharson to the final where they defeated fellow Britons Lewis Burton and George Morgan at the 2010 Wimbledon Championships. The pair became the first British partnership to win the title since 1995.
- He finished 2011 by partnering Joshua Ward-Hibbert to the Dunlop Orange Bowl doubles title and the 2012 season saw Broady reach the boys' semifinals at the US Open for the first time, and go on to make the final, where he lost against Filip Peliwo 2-6, 6-2, 5-7 in a tightly fought match.
- He has reached as high as No. 2 in the junior combined world rankings in March 2012 as a junior.
- Professionally, Liam started playing on the Futures Circuit in 2009 at the age of 15, both in singles and doubles, and won his first main draw singles match against the 19-year-old Duncan Mugabe at the GB F8 in Felixstowe in July 2009.
- He reached the semifinals of the France F3 in Bressuire in February 2011 and won his first doubles title with Dan Evans at the Chiswick GB Futures F11 in July of the following year.
- He left the Mouratoglou Tennis Academy to accept funding from the LTA, causing a rift with his father, and they did not speak to each other until 2015.
- Later he reached three singles and seven doubles finals at the Futures level and began competing more regularly on the Challenger Tour, and as a result, saw his ranking rise more steadily.
- His ranking rose to 271 places from No. 470 at the beginning of the year, becoming the 3rd ranked British player throughout 2014.
- Liam came from two sets down to win his first singles match as a wildcard at Wimbledon against Marinko Matosevic and lost in the second round to David Goffin.
- He also won the Great Britain F1 Futures held in Glasgow in February 2016 and was defeated in the first round of Wimbledon by British number one Andy Murray which was the first all-British meeting at the All England Club since Tim Henman beat Martin Lee in 2001.
- Broady qualified for the main draw to become the first Team Bath Tennis player to reach the quarterfinals of an ATP World Tour singles tournament at the 2017 St. Petersburg Open in September 2017.
- He made his Davis Cup debut representing Great Britain in February 2018 and qualified for the first round of the 2018 Miami Open main draw in March.
- He reached his fourth Challenger final in April 2019 and ended the season on a high reaching the Knoxville Challenger semi-final following wins over Americans Donald Young and Marcos Giron losing to eventual Champion Michael Mmoh, which meant he finished the year ranked 240.
- Also, he reached a Challenger semi-final in Calgary, Canada, losing to Maxime Cressy before Tennis was suspended due to COVID and was beaten in the first round by Czech Jiri Vesely 6-2 5-7 6-3 6-2.
- Liam ended the year by reaching his fifth Challenger final in Parma, Italy, losing to German Cedrik-Marcel Stebe 6-4 6-4.
- He started the new season 2021, well reaching consecutive ATP Challenger finals and qualifying for the first round of the Miami Masters main draw.
- He entered the top 150 for the first time in his career reaching a career-high singles ranking of No. 137 on 19th April 2021 and played in a doubles partnership with Andy Murray in the 2021 Italian Open (tennis) in Rome in May.
- As well, Liam received a wildcard to enter the 2021 Wimbledon Championships, and reached the second round for a second time in his career, defeating Marco Cecchinato in straight sets.
- He upset seventh-seeded Wimbledon semi-finalist and World No. 12 Hubert Hurkacz at the Olympics, the biggest win in his career, in order to reach the third round.
- He finally secured his first ATP Challenger title in Biel/ Bienne in Switzerland after losing his previous seven Challenger finals in September and won all five matches without dropping a set defeating Marc-Andrea Husler 7-5 6-3 in the final in front of the Swiss man's home crowd.
- Moreover, Liam made a successful start to the 2022 season, being the captain of the GB team at the 2022 ATP Cup, his opening tournament saw him qualify for the 2022 Australian Open with three come-from-behind wins against Kacper Zuk 4-6 6-1 6-2, J.J. Wolf 3-6 6-4 6-4 and Roman Safiullin 4-6 7-6 (2) 6-2. He drew Australian Nick Kyrgios in the first round and lost 4-6 4-6 3-6.
- He also recorded two Major wins, to reach the third round for the first time at a Grand Slam at the 2022 Wimbledon Championships, over Lukas Klein and 12th seed Diego Schwartzman in five sets.
Is Liam Broady Dating Anyone?
Liam Broady is an unmarried tennis player. He is very much private about his relationship status as he has not shared a word about his personal life with the public. He is currently living a single life and is very concentrated on his work. Furthermore, talking about his sexual orientation, he is straight.
How much is Liam Broady's Net Worth?
Liam Broady is a talented man who has a net worth of $2 million as of 2022 whereas he has also a handsome amount of salary which is around thousands of dollars per year. He is a passionate and hardworking guy, so there is no doubt his net worth and salary will surely rise higher in the future days. Liam has also won prize money of US$1,181,926. His major source of income is his tennis career.
How tall is Liam Broady?
Liam Broady stands at a tall height of 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) with a balanced body weight of 78 kg. He has light brown hair and dark brown eyes color. Besides, his body build type is athletic.
Trivias About Liam Broady You Need To Know.
- He started his junior career in 2005 at the age of 11 and would eventually peak at number two in the junior combined world rankings.
- He qualified for the 2015 Wimbledon singles as a wild card and proceeded to beat Marinko Matesovic for his first career win at the tournament.
- He turned pro in 2014. Before Fame
- He faced off against Andy Murray in the first round of Wimbledon 2016, but was defeated in straight sets.