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- Age: 34 (15.11.1979)
- Birthplace: Fresno, California, USA
- Residence: Orlando, FL, U.S.A.
- Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
- Weight: 190 lbs (86 kg)
- Plays: Right-handed
- Turned Pro: 2000
- Coach: Dustin Taylor
As of 09.12.2013
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*Singles & Doubles combined
*Singles & Doubles combined
Full name is Robert Bradley Kendrick. Began playing tennis at age five. Father, Tom, is a real estate appraiser, mother, Doris, is a housewife. Has three older siblings, Kerry, Tommy and Scott. Enjoys sports oriented activities in free time including basketball, football and golf. Began collegiate career at University of Washington in 1998 and earned All-American honors in singles and doubles as sophomore in 1999 with a 31-9 record. Ranked as high as No. 3 in collegiate rankings during year. Transferred to Pepperdine University for junior year where he again earned All-American honors with an 18-10 record. Reached round of 16 at NCAA Championships, losing to University of Florida's Jeff Morrison. Helped high school team in Fresno, Calif. win state title as junior and posted an 80-1 record during prep career. Was singles finalist at 1997 USTA International Grass Court Championships, while also winning doubles title. Fitness trainer is Dale Griefenstien and coached by Dustin Taylor (since 2008).
1999 -- Won doubles title at Phoenix Futures (w/Ayala).
2000 -- Reached first career Futures final (l. to Fleishman). Reached three Futures doubles finals, claiming one title.
2001 -- Won one title in two U.S. Futures finals. Reached SF at three Challengers. Claimed two titles while playing four Challenger doubles finals (all w/ Hawk). Earned US Open doubles wild card w/Hawk.
2002 -- Claimed title at Tulsa Challenger (d. Melo). Claimed one Futures title (d. Fleishman). Played doubles at ATP stop in Houston and reached QF (w/Vahaly). Qualified into Wimbledon doubles (w/Wassen). Won doubles title at San Antonio Challenger (w/ Ayalaand reached two other Challenger finals.
2003 -- Made ATP singles debut at Auckland (l. to Novak). Reached first ATP SF at Delray Beach with wins over Koubek, Lisnard and Voltchov (l. to Gambill). Made Grand Slam debut at Wimbledon (l. to Lopez). Made ATP Masters Series debut in Cincinnati (l. to Gaudio). In US Open debut, fell to Vinciguerra in five sets. Reached Tokyo 3rd RD (d. Arthurs, Vahaly, l. to Schuettler). Finalist at Austin Challenger (l. to Goldstein). Reached first ATP doubles final in San Jose (w/ Goldstein). Picked up one Challenger doubles title in five finals.
2004 -- Reached second career ATP SF in San Jose with wins over Burgsmuller, Dent and Saulnier (l. to Roddick). Won Challenger title in Austin (d. Whitehouse) and reached final in Burbank (l. to Kim). Reached doubles SF at Washington D.C. (w/Vahaly). Reached a pair of Challenger doubles finals.
2005 -- Best result was Challenger SF in Tallahassee (l. to Vahaly). Missed four months due to a right wrist injury, which required surgery on July 29.
2006 -- Finished in Top 110 for first time (No. 109) highlighted by strong Challenger results. Compiled a 31-17 match record and won one title. Opened year by reaching 2nd RD at Delray Beach (d. Kim, l. to Spadea) and followed with runner-up at Dallas Challenger (l. to Kim). In April, reached SF at Mexico City Challenger (l. to de Voest). In May, claimed title at Forest Hills Challenger on clay (d. Mamiit). At Wimbledon, won his first career Grand Slam match over Lu to reach 2nd RD, then fired 32 aces and had a two-set lead over eventual finalist Nadal to force third set tie-break before falling 6-7 3-6 7-6 7-5 6-4. Then reached QF at Newport with wins over Spadea and Kunitsyn (l. to Murray). Suffered 1st RD defeat at US Open to Murray. Surged in late season with Challenger success. Reached consecutive SF at Tulsa (l. to Reynolds), Sacramento (l. to Ram), Calabasas (l. to Delic), Louisville (l. to Delic). In doubles, won first career ATP title at Newport (w/Melzer). Won doubles title at Calabasas Challenger and reached Busan Challenger final (w/Mamiit).
2007 -- Compiled a 36-12 Challenger record and won three titles. Broke into Top 100 for first time during year and reached a career-high No. 77 on May 14. In February, captured title at Dallas Challenger (d. Dorsch) and three months later, advanced to final in Naples (l. to Reynolds). Following a 1st RD loss at US Open (l. to Andreev), put together an impressive string of seven QF (or better) in eight tournaments (22-6 mark), winning titles at Calabasas (d. Young) and Knoxville (d. Kim). Also advanced to SF in Nashville (l. to Levine) and QF in four other stops. In doubles, won title at Sacramento Challenger (w/B. Wilson), reached final at Calabasas (w/Mamiit), SF in three ATP tournaments and QF at US Open (w/Querrey). Earned a career-high $252,685.