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Murphy Jensen

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  • Age: 45 (30.10.1968)
  • Birthplace: Ludington, MI
  • Residence: Atlanta, GA
  • Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
  • Weight: 180 lbs (82 kg)
  • Plays: Left-handed
  • Turned Pro: 1991
  • Website: http://www.murphyjensen.com
Inactive
United States

United States

As of 18.08.2014
S D
Ranking W-L Titles Prize Money
Career

High

586

11.01.1993

0-5 0 $681,817

Singles & Doubles combined

Career

High

17

18.10.1993

125-179 4 $681,817

Singles & Doubles combined

1997 HIGHLIGHTS
Prize money: $110,767
Matches won-lost: Tour: 0-1 (singles), 28-27 (doubles) Challenger: 0-0 (singles), 4-0 (doubles)
Doubles Winner: Washington(w/L. JENSEN). Finalist: Coral Springs, St. Poelten(w/L. JENSEN).Semifinalist: Doha, Halle, Mexico City(w/L. JENSEN).

1997 IN REVIEW


Improved ATP Tour Individual Doubles Ranking from 119 previous year to No. 45...Teamed with older brother Luke throughout the year and captured his fourth career title with his brother in Washington in July....Opened season with a SF in Doha and, in April, won the Birmingham Challenger...Continued playing well on clay, with consecutive runner-up finishes in Coral Springs and St. Poelten...Advanced to RD 16 at French Open...On grasscourts, reached SF in Halle before winning hardcourt title in Washington...Closed season with a SF in Mexico City...Finished No. 15 in Team Rankings (w/Luke) with 28-27 record.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS


1991 - Won Salou Challenger (w/Montana) and Hong Kong Challenger (w/brother Luke)...1992 - Reached first Tour SF in Tel Aviv (w/Devening)...Enjoyed most success with Devening as finalists at the Cologne Challenge...Paired with Damm to reach final at Zaragoza Challenger...1993 - Enjoyed career year with brother Luke, winning French Open title and reached finals in Sydney-outdoor, Bologna and Tokyo-indoor to finish No. 5 in Team Rankings and earn berth in World Championship...1994 - Reached finals with Luke in Mexico City and Bogota...Reached doubles SF in Long Island...1995 - Teamed with Luke to win second career ATP Tour title in Nottingham (d. Galbraith-Visser)...Advanced to SF of Mercedes Super 9 stop in Indian Wells, posting win over Connell-Galbraith...Also reached QF at French Open...Made it to 3rd RD of U.S. Open for second consecutive year...Finished No. 21 in Team Rankings...1996 - Teamed with older brother Luke exclusively, going 15-23...The brothers won their third ATP Tour doubles title in Long Island in August...They also advanced to the SF in Coral Springs (l. to Woodbridge-Woodforde in three sets) and St. Poelten in consecutive tournaments.

CAREER DOUBLES TITLES (4). FINALIST (7).

GRAND SLAM RECORD
*1993 French Open doubles champion (w/brother Luke).

PERSONAL


Comes from a tennis family with older brother and doubles partner Luke and younger twin sisters, Rebecca and Rachel, who both play on the WTA Tour...Won 10 national junior doubles titles (w/Al Parker) and won the 1985 and 87 Orange Bowl 16s and 18s doubles, respectively (w/Parker)...Played two years at the University of Southern California in 1988-89 and one year at Georgia the next year before turning pro...Earned doubles All-America honors at Georgia in 90...Hobbies include guitar playing, fishing, chess and skydiving...Hosted several ATP Tour Kids' Days and judged SMASH Tennis Air Guitar contests throughout 1995-96.


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