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- Age: 29 (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
- Coach: Kim Wittenberg
- Website: http://www.dustinbrown.de
As of 25.08.2014
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Singles & Doubles combined
Singles & Doubles combined
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.
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.
The German put together ATP World Tour QF results on three different surfaces (clay, grass, hard) and reached a career-high No. 78 in Emirates ATP Rankings...
Opened season with QF in Doha, saving 4 MPs in 2nd set TB vs Karlovic in 2R before falling to Gojowczyk...
On 9 April in Houston, recorded first career Top 10 win over No. 9 Isner in three TB sets in 2R; fell to Querrey in three sets in QF...
In June reached QF in Halle, beat No. 1 Nadal in 2R and in next round failed to convert five MPs vs. Kohlschreiber in 76(16) third set TB loss. Also reached doubles SFs (w/Struff). Afterwards reached a career-high No. 78 on June 16
In other home events, reached SF in doubles (w/Knowle) in Munich, losing to Fleming-Hutchins, and saved 2 MPs in third set TB in Hamburg 2R vs. Verdasco...