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- Age: 30 (08.12.1984)
- Birthplace: Celle, Germany
- Residence: Winsen, Germany
- Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
- Weight: 172 lbs (78 kg)
- Plays: Right-handed
- Turned Pro: 2002
- Website: http://www.dustinbrown.de
As of 23.02.2015
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Began playing tennis at age five...Nicknamed "Dreddy" because of his dreadlocked hair...Speaks German, English and Jamaican...Born in Germany, lived there until August 1996, when he moved to Jamaica to begin his pro career...In October 2010, changed his nationality to Germany...His father, Leroy, is Jamaican and his mother, Inge, is German...He has two half-brothers, Steve and Dean...Favourite surface is grass and considers serve and forehand his best shots...Idol growing up was Marat Safin...Most inspirational people in his life are his parents...Parents bought him a camper van, which he used to drive around Europe between 2004-07.
2014 -- The German finished in Top 100 for 1st time since 2010 with year-end best No. 89. Compiled 3 ATP World Tour QF results on as many surfaces (clay, grass, hard) while reaching a career-high No. 78 in the Emirates ATP Rankings. Won a personal-best 13 tour-level matches during year
Opened season with QF in Doha, saving 4 MPs in 2nd set TB vs. Karlovic in 2R before falling to Gojowczyk in a 3rd set TB...In April in Houston, recorded 1st career Top 10 win over No. 9 Isner in 3 TB sets in 2R before falling to Querrey in 3 sets in QF...
In June reached QF in Halle, posting a career-best win over world No. 1 Nadal in 2R. Failed to convert MPs vs. Kohlschreiber, losing in a 3rd set TB. Also reached doubles SF (w/Struff). Afterwards reached a career-high No. 78 on June 16...In other home events, reached SF in doubles (w/Knowle) in Munich and saved 2 MPs in 3rd set TB in Hamburg 2R vs. Verdasco (l. to Andujar in 3R). Also reached SF in doubles (w/ Siljestrom) in Stockholm...
In Grand Slam play, lost in 1R at Roland Garros (l. to Matosevic), Wimbledon (l. to Baghdatis) and US Open (l. to Tomic). Fell in 1R of qualifying at Australian Open...In September, won 6th career Challenger title in Szczecin (d. countryman Struff)...Compiled records of 5-6 on hard, 6-8 on clay and 2-2 on grass. Went 2-1 vs. Top 10 opponents and earned a career-high $389,506...
2013 -- Reached Casablanca doubles final with Kas (won 2012 crown with Hanley), but lost to Knowle-Polasek…Dropped to 2-3 in team finals…
2012 -- Reached Stuttgart QFs (l. to Garcia-Lopez)…Qualified for Wimbledon, Munich and Gstaad…Won one ATP Challenger Tour title in Bath (d. Mertl)…
2011 -- Started the year in Top 100...Failed to win an ATP World Tour-level match until late April at Munich (d. No. 14 Wawrinka; l. to Stepanek in 2nd RD)...In Grand Slam play, lost in 1st Rds at the Australian Open (l. to Montanes) and Roland Garros (l. to L. Mayer)...Went 2-2 in ATP Challenger Tour doubles finals...2010 -- The German finished in Top 100 for first time in his career at No. 92, highlighted by a pair of ATP World Tour QFs in Johannesburg (d. Chiudinelli, l. to Robert) in February and Newport (d. No. 19 Querrey, l. to Dabul) in July… Compiled a 29-21 match record in Challenger level play and won two titles, in Johannesburg (d. Van der Merwe) in April and Aachen (d. Sijsling) in November…In doubles, captured first ATP World Tour title in Metz (w/Wassen)…Went 6-3 in Challenger doubles finals…Earned a career-high $228,487.
Starts the season in Doha, reaching QFs (l. to Ferrer)...On 2 February, failed to convert six match points in 75 third set loss against Janowicz in Montpellier 1R…
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