Tennys Sandgren Biography

Tennys Sandgren

Quick Facts Of Tennys Sandgren

Celebrated Name Tennys Sandgren
Age 28 Years
Nick Name Tennys
Birth Name Tennys Sandgren
Birth Date 1991-07-22
Gender Male
Profession Tennis Player
Birth Nation USA
Nationality American
Ethnicity Mixed
Place Of Birth Tennessee
Mother Lia Lourens
Father David Sandgren
Brothers 1; Davey Sandgren
Height 1.88 m
Weight 87 Kg
Body Build/Type Athletic
Marital Status Unmarried
Net Worth $2 Million
Salary Under Review
Source of Wealth Tennis Career

An American professional tennis player who broke into the Top 100 of the ATP rankings toward the end of 2017 after competing mainly on the ATP Challenger Tour for many years is named for Tennys Sandgren. He played two years of college tennis at the University of Tennessee before launching his professional career. Overall, he is a very talented and skillful tennis player. 

Tennys Hitting The Ball

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Australian Open: Roger Federer beats Tennys Sandgren in quarter-finals

Federer has reached the Australian Open semi-finals for the 15th time in the past 17 years. Roger Federer defied age and logic once again to save seven match points before beating unseeded American Tennys Sandgren in a sensational Australian Open quarter-final. The out-of-sorts Swiss fought off form and fitness concerns before winning 6-3 2-6 2-6 7-6 (10-8) 6-3. World number 100 Sandgren looked set to be the lowest-ranked player to reach the Melbourne semi-finals since 1991. But third seed Federer battled to win in three hours and 28 minutes. The 20-time Grand Slam champion, who had a medical timeout in the third set for a groin problem, will play Serbia's defending champion Novak Djokovic or Canadian 32nd seed Milos Raonic in the last four.

What is the Ethnicity of Tennys Sandgren?

On 22nd July 1991, Tennys Sandgren was born in Gallatin, Tennessee, the USA to South-African and American parents. He is the younger son of Lia Lourens and David Sandgren. His parents met at a tennis club in Johannesburg and moved to Tennessee in 1988. He is American by nationality and his ethnicity is Mixed of African-Americans. He also has an older brother, Davey Sandgren who is also a tennis player. He was trained by his mother and was home-schooled. As of 2019, he celebrated his 28th birthday with his friends and families. 

How was Tennys Sandgren's Career?

  • Tennys compiled a singles win/loss record of 70-38 (and 53-35 in doubles), reaching as high as No. 9 in the combined ITF junior world rankings in April 2009 as a junior. 
  • He reached the semifinals of the NCAA Singles Championships, losing to a teammate, roommate and doubles partner Rhyne Williams in three sets as a sophomore where he finished the season with a 37-6 record and his 10-1 record in conference helped the Vols to an SEC regular-season title. 
  • He finished his career with a 60-12 singles record (83.33 percent), the third-best career winning percentage in Tennessee history.
  • Moreover, he was also a member of the USTA Summer Collegiate Team after his freshman and sophomore seasons.
  • He turned professional in 2011, playing mostly at the ITF Futures level through 2012. 
  • His ATP ranking remained inside the Top 300 for nearly the entire year, allowing him to play on the Challenger Tour for much of the 2013 season. 
  • In his final tournament of the year, he won his first final at the Challenger level in Champaign to crack the Top 200 for the first time.
  • He missed half of the year after undergoing hip surgery near the beginning of the season in 2014. 
  • He returned to the Top 200 in November 2016, when he reached his second career Challenger final in Columbus, almost three years after he first achieved these two milestones.
  • He reached five Challenger finals, winning two of them in Tempe and Savannah in 2017. 
  • He qualified for his first tournament on the ATP World Tour, the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships in Houston.
  • His success earned him a wildcard berth into the main draw of the French Open.
  • He lost in the first round to Mikhail Kukushkin in his Grand Slam debut. 
  • He recorded his first two ATP World Tour wins at the Washington Open in early August, including a victory over No. 20 Nick Kyrgios. 
  • He lost in the first round to No. 7 Marin Cilic at the U.S. Open. 
  • He began the 2018 season with a first-round loss to Gilles Simon in Pune. 
  • He received entry into the main draw of the tournament as a lucky loser following the withdrawal of Kyle Edmund. 
  • In the first round of the main draw, he lost in three sets to Hyeon Chung, winner of the inaugural Next Generation ATP Finals in Milan, Italy, two months prior. 
  • He won his opening match against French player Jeremy Chardy making his Australian Open main draw debut.
  • In the second round, he defeated the 2014 champion and ninth seed Stan Wawrinka, marking his first victory against a Top 10 ranked player.

Tennys Holding Trophy

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  • He was defeated 1-6, 2-6 in the first round of qualification for the Argentina Open by world No. 188 Facundo Bagnis as the No. 1 seed and again lost in the second round of the Rio Open, the first round of the Brasil Open, the second round in Indian Wells and the first round in Miami.
  • He reached his first final on the ATP World Tour at the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships but lost to Steve Johnson. 
  • In the first round of Wimbledon, Sandgren was knocked out by eventual champion Novak Djokovic in straight sets, winning only six games.
  • He beat Viktor Troicki in straight sets before losing to Djokovic in four sets in the second round in the first round of the U.S. Open. 
  • He won his maiden ATP Tour title at the Auckland Open in January 2019. 
  • He achieved his career-high in rankings at 41 on January 14.
  • He suffered a 9-match tour-level losing streak, which he finally snapped at Wimbledon, where he reached the fourth round before losing to Sam Querrey. 
  • He then reached the quarterfinals at Newport and the third round at the U.S. Open. 
  • At the end of the season, a fractured toe kept him inactive, and his ranking sank back out of the top 100.

What is the Net Worth of Tennys Sandgren?

Tennys Sandgren is a professional tennis player and he has an estimated net worth of $2 million as of 2020. He received prize money of $2,144,313 from his tennis career at the end of 2019 whereas his 2020 earning in prize money until now is worth $22,880. He is currently promoting brands such as Wilson Tennis and Prestige Worldwide and receives benefits from his sponsors. At present, he is satisfied with his earnings and his major source of earning is from his tennis career. 

Who is Tennys Sandgren Dating?

Tennys Sandgren is not married yet and he is not dating anyone at present. He is assumed to be single as of now. As of now, he is more focused on his tennis career than anything else. He is a very secretive person regarding his personal matters as he has not talked about his love life in public nor has made posts about it on his twitter or Instagram page. His sexual orientation is straight. 

How tall is Tennys Sandgren?

Tennys Sandgren is a very handsome tennis player with an athletic body build. With a balanced weight of 87 KG, he stands at a tall height of 1.88 m. His other body measurements such as biceps size, shoe size, chest size and more are still to get revealed yet but it will be added once we get information about it. Overall, he has got a healthy body with charming personality attracting a lot of people towards him. 

Did You Know?

  • He played two years of college tennis at the University of Tennessee before launching his professional career.
  • He is the younger son of Lia Lourens and David Sandgren.
  • He was trained by his mother and was home-schooled.
  • He received prize money of $2,144,313 from his tennis career at the end of 2019.