Ryan Sweeting (born July 14, 1987) is a Bahamian-born former professional tennis player.
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Ryan Sweeting (born July 14, 1987) is a Bahamian-born American professional tennis player.
Sweeting was born in Nassau, Bahamas. Later he has been living / training in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. In September 2013, he became engaged to actress Kaley Cuoco.
In 2005, he won the US Open Boys' Singles title, beating Jérémy Chardy in the final, 6–4.
As a junior Sweeting compiled a singles win/loss record of 94–51 (89–46 in doubles), reaching as high as No. 2 in the junior combined world rankings in September 2005.
Junior Slam results:
Australian Open: 3R (2005)
French Open: 1R (2005)
Wimbledon: 2R (2005)
US Open: W (2005)
In 2006 he attended the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, where he played for the Florida Gators men's tennis team in NCAA competition. During the year he received United States citizenship. He made his professional US Open debut in 2006, where he defeated Argentine Guillermo Coria in the first round (Coria retired while down 3–2) before losing to Belgian Olivier Rochus in five sets. Sweeting served as a practice partner for the U.S. Davis Cup team in the 2006 World Group Semifinal against Russia in Moscow.
Sweeting turned professional in 2007. Sweeting captured four ProCircuit doubles titles in 2007. He also served as a practice partner for the U.S. Davis Cup team in the 2007 first round at the Czech Republic. He won the Rimouski Challenger in Canada in November 2008 for his first ProCircuit singles title, beating Kristian Pless in the finals. He finished 2008 ranked 216 in the ATP World Rankings.
In January 2009, Sweeting reached the semifinals in the Nouméa Challenger, losing to Florian Mayer. He captured the Dallas Challenger singles title in February 2009, without dropping a set all tournament and beating #1 seed Kevin Kim, #6 seed Rajeev Ram, and #5 seed Brendan Evans en route to the title. In April at the US Men's Clay Court Championships in Houston, Texas, Sweeting, ranked 405th in doubles in the world, and American doubles partner Jesse Levine, ranked 289th in doubles in the world, made it into the draw via wild card, and in the first round defeated 3rd-seeded world doubles #40 Lucas Arnold Ker and world doubles #61 Martin Damm 6–2, 6–4. In the quarterfinals they beat world doubles #66 Jaroslav Levinský and world doubles #82 Pavel Vízner 7–6, 6–4, and in the semifinals they defeated 2nd-seeded world doubles #30 Ashley Fisher and world doubles #29 Jordan Kerr 3–6, 6–3, [10–4]. They lost to Americans Bob and Mike Bryan, ranked #1 in the world, in the doubles final 6–1, 6–2.
At the US Men's Clay Court Championships in Houston, Sweeting won his first ATP World Tour singles title by beating Kei Nishikori of Japan.
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