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- Age: 37 (12.11.1977)
- Birthplace: Melbourne, Australia
- Residence: Sutton, Surrey, England
- Height: 6' (183 cm)
- Weight: 168 lbs (76 kg)
- Plays: Right-handed
- Turned Pro: 1997
- Coach: Miles Maclagan
As of 19.01.2015
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Singles & Doubles combined
Singles & Doubles combined
Full name is Paul Jason Hanley...Nicknamed "Handles"...Parents Jay and Judy own a tennis centre in Australia...Has one older brother, Steven, and older sister, Karen...Hobbies include Aussie Rules, cricket, football, rugby and water skiing...As a child, he dreamed of playing for Aussie Rules team Carlton…Favourite band in INXS…Big fan of Aussie football star Harry Kewell...Clay is favourite surface...Best shots are serve and forehand.
2013 -- Partnered Butorac to Brisbane final (l. to Melo-Robredo)…It was his 50th tour-level final…Reached Metz doubles SF (w/Sa), losing to Mahut-Tsonga 10-4 in Match TB…
2012 - Won Casablanca title (w/Brown) and was runner-up with three different partners at Bangkok (w/Butorac), Kitzbuhel (w/Brown) and Montpellier (w/J. Murray)...
2011 - In tandem with Dlouhy won back-to-back ATP titlesat Brisbane and Sydney...Also reached Australian Open mixed doubles final (w/Chan Yung-jan)...
2010 - Together with Sweden’s Simon Aspelin, reached at least the semi-finals in three of their first four events…Having lost in the Brisbane first round with Thomaz Bellucci in the first week of the season, combined with Aspelin to record a semi-final effort at Medibank International Sydney (l. to Hutchins-Kerr), before reaching third round at Australian Open (l. to Gonzalez-Ljubicic)…Reached his 42nd ATP World Tour doubles final in Rotterdam, losing out to Daniel Nestor and Nenad Zimonjic…Two weeks later won his 23rd doubles title – and second with Aspelin – in Dubai, defeating Lukas Dlouhy and Leander Paes in the final.
2009 - Won Hamburg title (w/Aspelin) and was runner-up at Stockholm and Casablanca...
2008 - Won Zagreb title (w/Kerr)...
2007 – The Aussie teamed with Kevin Ullyett for the second straight year and finished at No. 4 in Stanford ATP Doubles Race...Opened the season with their sixth team title at Sydney...For second straight year, reached the SF at the Australian Open and US Open...The only duo to reach QF or better at first seven AMS events of 2007, including runner-up finishes at Hamburg and Montreal...Also reached SF at AMS Monte Carlo, Dubai, Queen's, Washington, Stockholm and Basel...Lost longest match in games at Wimbledon, 28-26, to Melo-Sa in 2nd RD...Qualified for Tennis Masters Cup in Shanghai for fourth time and advanced to SF...Partnered Hewitt to 1-1 record in Davis Cup action...Finished in Top 15 individually in doubles at tied No. 10 for fifth consecutive season.
2006 – Teamed (w/Ullyett) for first time and finished in Top 15 individually in doubles for fourth consecutive season...The pair won five ATP titles and reached two other finals...Qualified for Tennis Masters Cup in Shanghai for third time...The pair went 3-0 in round robin play and reached SF (l. to Knowles-Nestor)...Finished at No. 4 in Stanford ATP Doubles Race...Won titles in Rotterdam, Dubai, AMS Hamburg, Queen's and Stockholm and reached back-to-back finals in Washington and Toronto during summer hard court season...Best Grand Slam results were SF appearances at Australian and US Opens...Also claimed Portschach title (w/Thomas)...Finished year-end best No. 7 individually in Stanford ATP Doubles Rankings...Earned a career-high $424,865...
2005 – Won five doubles titles for second time in three years...Won a personal-best 52 matches and captured titles with four different partners...Teamed w/ Arthurs to finish No. 7 in ATP Doubles Race and qualify for Tennis Masters Cup in Shanghai where they went 2-1 in round robin play...Captured titles in San Jose and Stockholm while reaching finals in Scottsdale and AMS Indian Wells...Also won titles in St. Poelten (w/Arnold), Indianapolis (w/Oliver) and Bangkok (w/Paes)...Finished No. 13 in doubles...
2004 – Finished in Top 10 ATP Doubles Race (w/Arthurs), compiling a 27-19 record while claiming titles with two other partners in Rotterdam (w/Stepanek) and Nottingham (w/Woodbridge)...Picked up doubles win in final of ATP World Team Championships in Dusseldorf...Also reached three finals (w/Arthurs) – at AMS Roma and in Los Angeles and Stockholm...Finished No. 14 individually in doubles...
2002 – Teamed with countryman Wayne Arthurs to compile a 42-17 record and capture four ATP titles in six finals while qualifying for their first Tennis Masters Cup in Houston...In their second tournament of year in Rotterdam (d. Federer-Mirnyi) to win first title together...Won biggest title at AMS Roma without dropping a set (d. Llodra-Santoro)...They advanced to a Grand Slam-best SF at Roland Garros and QF at Wimbledon...Reached final at AMS Cincinnati (l. to Bryans) and followed with QF at US Open and won their third title of season in Shanghai (d. Zeng-Zhu)...In final two weeks of regular season, they reached final in Stockholm and won title at AMS Paris...Closed season by compiling a 1-2 round robin record at Tennis Masters Cup in Houston...Went 9-8 with five other partners, winning title in Washington (w/Haggard) and reaching final in Sydney (w/Healey) and Bastad (w/Hill)...Finished No. 6 in ATP Doubles Race (w/Arthurs) and No. 10 individually in doubles...
2001 – Reached finals on three different surfaces (clay, grass, hard) and broke through to win his first ATP title in Sopot (w/Healey) and reached finals in Nottingham (w/Kratzmann) and Tokyo (w/Healey)...Also finalist at Calabasas and San Luis Potosi Challengers (w/Healey)...
2000 – Captured first Challenger title in Scheveningen (w/Healey) and won second title in Bratislava (w/Rosner)...Also runner-up at Singapore Challenger (w/Healey) and SF in four other Challengers...In singles, reached three Futures finals in Australia...
1999 – Enjoyed success with countryman Nathan Healey by winning three more Futures doubles titles at Canada #1 and U.S. #11 and Australia #4...Advanced to his first Challenger final in Geneva and SF in two other Challengers...In singles, advanced to first final at Canada #2 Futures (l. to J. Blake)...
1998 – Won three Futures doubles titles and in singles, advanced to SF at Australia #4 Futures...
1997 – In first Challenger tournament in Perth, advanced to SF (w/Healey)...
On 23 February, failed to convert six match points (w/Marray) in 13-11 Match TB loss to Benneteau/Roger-Vasselin in Marseille final…
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