© Yohan Brandt
- Age: 29 (30.04.1985)
- Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, USA
- Residence: Nashville, Tennessee, USA
- Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
- Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
- Plays: Right-handed
- Turned Pro: 2003
- Coach: Ricardo Acuna
As of 15.09.2014
Singles & Doubles combined
Singles & Doubles combined
Started playing tennis at age two with his dad...Mother, Jackie, is a music teacher; father, Steve, is a lawyer…has two older siblings, who both played college tennis...Sister Kathryn and brother Art...As a junior, he reached 2003 Roland Garros final (l. to Wawrinka), was an Orange Bowl champion and ranked World No. 2...Graduated first in his class from Hillwood High School in Nashville, Tenn., in May, 2003…Recruited by Stanford, Florida, Georgia, Duke and Virginia…MVP on high school tennis team…Featured as Sports Illustrated Amateur Athlete of the Month…Came back from a possible career-ending surgery in 1999…Enjoys playing golf…Favourite place to visit is Destin, FL…Favourite tennis player is Pete Sampras and favorite professional athlete is Michael Jordan.
2012 -- The Nashville native made 1 of the best comebacks in tennis history after being sidelined for nearly 6 years...Worked his way up early in season by winning 2 Futures titles and compiling a 15-3 record, then won Savannah Challenger on Apr. 29, which gave him enough ATP ranking points to earn USTA wild card into Roland Garros where he beat Malisse (l. to Simon in 5 sets in 2R)...Prior to Paris, qualified in Nice and reached 1st career ATP World Tour final with wins over World No. 13 Monfils in 2R and Davydenko in SF. Lost to Almagro in final and afterwards climbed from No. 216 to No. 141...Then qualified at Wimbledon and reached Grand Slam-best 4R, defeating Machado, Nieminen and Paire before losing to Kohlschreiber. Afterwards broke Top 100 and jumped 50 places to No. 76 on July 9...In August, posted win over No. 17 Kohlschreiber in Cincinnati (l. to Tomic) and followed with 2R at US Open (d. Hajek, l. to No. 9 Tipsarevic), his 1st showing at Flushing Meadows since 2005...Compiled records of 3-10 on hard, 5-2 on clay and
3-1 on grass...Earned a career-high $376,262...
2011 -- Won title as unranked qualifier at Pittsburgh Futures in July...Again as qualifier, reached final of
2008 - Underwent three surgeries...In February, right elbow...In April, a second on his left hip...In June, right hip...
2006 - Underwent surgery on sports hernia in July...
2005 - Underwent surgery on left high in November...
2004 - Reached US Open 2nd RD (d. Gaudio)...
2003 - Reached 1st Futures final in Little Rock (l. to Hirigoyen)...
2002 - Made ATP debut in Indianapolis (l. to W. Ferreira)...
On 16 January, retired with a right knee injury in second set versus Querrey in Australian Open 2R; tore his lateral meniscus and locked his knee…On 22 May, pulled out of Roland Garros having failed to recover from right knee injury…Returned at ATP Challenger Tour event in Aptos in early August, went on to reach ATP World Tour Masters Cincinnati 2R (l. to Dimitrov)…