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- Age: 38 (25.09.1975)
- Birthplace: New South Wales, Australia
- Residence: St. Petersburg, Florida, USA
- Height: 6' (183 cm)
- Weight: 172 lbs (78 kg)
- Plays: Right-handed
- Turned Pro: 1998
- Coach: Glenn Irwin
- Website: http://www.tennis-update.com
As of 09.12.2013
*Singles & Doubles combined
*Singles & Doubles combined
Began playing tennis at age five with parents, Gary, who is a retired general practioner and mother, Pamela, who is a retired high school history teacher...Began his junior career at age 12 and played table tennis from ages 8-15 in Australia and was No. 1 junior at 11 and No. 6 at 15...Says, "I figured I had to pick one and tennis might open up a few more doors and it's hard to compete globally"...His best junior result in Grand Slam play was a QF at Australian Open juniors in 1993 (w/Ellwood) but didn't play much on junior level...Considers hard courts and grass as best surfaces and best part of his game is return of serve...Played collegiately at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth from 1994-98 and earned a degree in Finance...Advanced to doubles final at NCAA tournament in 1996 (w/Jason Weir-Smith) and earned All-American honors in doubles in 1996-97 and played under legendary coach Tut Bartzen. Coached by Glenn Irwin...Wife, Kirsten, is VP of Sales and Sponsorship Marketing for WTA...Son, Holden Wallace, was born on 29 July 2011 at 9:38 a.m.; weighed 8lbs, 7oz...
1998 -- In doubles, reached SF in four Futures events and advanced to the final in a Futures event in Finland.
1999 -- Won first Futures event in Alicante, Spain. Took home three Futures titles (Thailand, two in Bangladesh).
2000 -- Made Grand Slam debut at Australian Open (w/Randjelovic). Won first Challenger title in Ostend (w/Crichton) and later won titles with same partner in Austin and Seoul. Also winner at Segovia (w/Weir-Smith). Reached three other Challenger finals.
2001 -- Won Singapore and Curitiba Challenger titles (w/Crichton).
2002 -- Reached SF in two ATP level events (Houston, Amersfoort) and winner at Nottingham Challenger (w/Huss).
2003 -- Claimed first ATP title in Amersfoort (w/Bowen) and winner at Waco (w/Bowen) and New Caledonia (w/Huss) Challenger. Advanced to 3rd RD at Australian Open. Reached first ATP final in Casablanca and SF in Vina del Mar and Houston (all w/Bowen).
2004 -- Advanced to SF in Newport (w/Huss) and Metz (w/Merklein). Won Mexico City, Beijing (w/Phillips) and Seoul (w/Lindstdet) Challengers. Reached QF at Wimbledon (w/Davydenko).
2005 -- Reached third career ATP final in Ho Chi Minh City (w/Lindstedt) and won Challenger titles in Vancouver, Busan, Champaign and Orlando (all w/Phillips).
2006 -- Posted a career-best season in doubles with a 22-20 match record. Compiled a 13-8 mark (w/Phillips). The duo made a run to SF at US Open, his career-best Grand Slam outing (l. to Bjorkman-Mirnyi). They followed their US Open run with a SF appearance in Bangkok and then claimed their first title in Tokyo (d. Goldstein-Thomas). Began season with run to QF at Australian Open (w/Gimelstob).
2007 -- Finished a year-end best No. 25 individually in doubles. Earned a career-high $143,845.
2006This Australian posted a career-best season in doubles posting a 22-20 season match record...Compiled a 13-8 mark (w/Phillips)...The duo made a run to SF at US Open, his career-best Grand Slam outing (l. to Bjorkman-Mirnyi)...They followed their US Open run with a SF appearance in Bangkok and then claimed their first title in Tokyo (d. Goldstein-Thomas)...Began season with run to QF at Australian Open (w/Gimelstob)...Finished a year-end best No. 25 individually in doubles...Earned a career-high $143,845.
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