- Age: 21 (07.05.1992)
- Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana
- Residence: Boca Raton, Florida, USA
- Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
- Weight: 185 lbs (84 kg)
- Plays: Right-handed
- Turned Pro: 2007
- Coach: Pat Harrison and Jay Berger
As of 09.12.2013
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*Singles & Doubles combined
*Singles & Doubles combined
Began playing at age two...Nicknamed "Harry"...Father, Pat, played collegiate tennis at Oklahoma State and Mississippi before a brief pro career in futures and challengers... Mother, Susie...Oldest of three children in family; brother, Christian (born 29 May 1994) and sister, Madison (15 December 1996)...Christian is also a tennis player, and Ryan calls him, "very good. Best in the world for his age"...At age 11, entered Shreveport City Championships and reached final, where he lost to his dad...In 2005, family moved to Texas and his dad became head pro at John Newcombe's Tennis Academy in New Braunfels where he now trains...Grandfather, Jimmy, was running back at Louisiana Tech, earning All-American honors in 1949...Considers grass favourite surface...Big New Orleans Saints fan...Likes rock music, and Lifehouse is his favourite band...Reached a career-high No. 7 in world junior rankings in April 2008...Advanced to semi-finals at Australian Open juniors in '08...Held Ryan Harrison Invitational in November 2012 and raised money for Wounded Warrior Project...Family moved to the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy in 2008...Trains in Boca Raton, Florida, with USTA Player Development...Trains with Jay Berger and Tom Gullikson.
2012 -- The young American improved his year-end ranking for a 5th straight season to finish at No. 70... Won a personal-best 23 matches and achieved a career-high No. 43 on July 16 after 3rd SF of year in Newport (l. to Isner)...Also, SF in San Jose (l. to Raonic) in February and Eastbourne (l. to Seppi) in June. On clay, reached QF in Houston (l. to Russell)...Made Davis Cup live debut in QF tie vs. France and lost to No. 6 Tsonga in 4 sets in opening rubber (and to Simon in dead rubber). 1st American teen to play live rubber since Roddick in ‘01...In Grand Slam play, reached 2R at Wimbledon (d. Lu, l. to No. 1 Djokovic) and US Open (d. Becker, l. to No. 8 del Potro in 4 sets). All 4 Slam losses came to Top 15 opponents...In doubles, won 2nd career title in Atlanta (w/Ebden) and teamed with younger brother Christian to reach QF at US Open (l. to Qureshi-Rojer). Finished a year-end best No. 70 in doubles...Compiled records of 11-13 on hard, 7-4 on grass and 5-7 on clay...Went 0-6 vs. Top 10 opponents, highest ranked win came vs. No. 25 Troicki in Indian Wells. Earned a career-high $480,018...
2011 -- The 2nd-youngest player in year-end Top 100 (behind No. 42 Tomic) reached 2 ATP SF, in Atlanta and Los Angeles (l. to Fish both times)…1st American teenager to reach back-to-back SF since Roddick in 2002…After Atlanta, cracked Top 100 for 1st time at No. 94 (from No. 120)...Came back 15 times from losing opening set in ATP level main draw, qualifying and Challengers…Overall had 7 Top 50 match wins with best win over No. 16 Troicki in Shanghai (0-9 vs. Top 10)...Reached 4R at Indian Wells, (l. to No. 2 Federer), 2R at Wimbledon as lucky loser (l. to No. 6 Ferrer in 5 sets)...In Newport, won 1st ATP doubles title (w/Ebden)…Only teen to win a singles or doubles crown in season...Compiled marks of 13-14 on hard, 1-3 on grass and 0-2 on clay and earned a career-high $338,826...
2010 -- Became first American teenager to beat a Top 20 opponent in a Grand Slam since Roddick (19) at 2001 US Open (d. No. 11 Corretja in 3rd Rd.)...Beat No. 15 seed Ljubicic in three sets in 1st RD...
2009 -- Qualified for his first ATP World Tour tournament in Houston in April 2008, defeating 37-year-old Reichel 6-1, 6-4 for a spot in main draw...Also defeated No. 4 seed Phillip King 6-1, 6-2 in first round...
2008 -- Qualified into Houston for ATP main draw debut and reached 2R (d. Cuevas, l. to Blake)…Was 11th player in Open Era to win match before 16th birthday and 1st since Nadal in 2002…Was 2-5 in Futures...
2007 -- Played 1st event in Futures in Mexico, reaching QF (l. to Berankis)...
The American pulled out of Newport doubles (w/brother Christian) due to lower back pain on 9 July…
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