PLAYER PROFILE

Dane Sweeny

  • Age20
  • Born12 February 2001
  • LivesQueensland, Australia
  • PlaysRight-handed
“I’m feeling pretty sore but I’m feeling pretty confident, I’m playing good tennis at the moment.”

— Dane Sweeny, 6 Dec 2019

» Sweeny, Schoolkate to clash in 18/u final

On court

  • Crowned champion at the 16/u Australian Championships in December 2017
  • Singles winner of the 2018 Lee Duk Hee Cup Chuncheon International in Korea
  • Made ITF junior debut in 2014 at the Queensland Junior Winter International in Kawana
  • Cracked the ITF junior world’s top 100 in late 2017
  • Inspired by Lleyton Hewitt: “I love Lleyton’s competitiveness, his determination not to miss a point and how he puts so much pressure on his opponents,” he said.

Dane Sweeny in the news

Ranking movers: Kokkinakis, Gadecki on the rise
ON THE RISE: Thanasi Kokkinakis and Olivia Gadecki. Pictures: Tennis Australia
22 February, 2021

A number of Australians have made impressive improvements in the latest tour rankings, including Thanasi Kokkinakis and Olivia Gadecki.
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Australian men inspiring each other
PROUD AUSSIES: Alex de Minaur and Nick Kyrgios. Picture: Tennis Australia
10 February, 2021

Alex de Minaur and Nick Kyrgios are proudly buoyed by the success of their Aussie peers this summer.
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Thompson advances at Great Ocean Road Open
Jordan THOMPSON (AUS) serves during his match on court 1573 during Day 2 of the ATP 250 Great Ocean Road Open at Melbourne Park on Tuesday, February 2, 2021. MANDATORY PHOTO CREDIT Tennis Australia/ Natasha Morello
3 February, 2021

Australia's Jordan Thompson wins his second three-set battle in as many days to progress at the Great Ocean Road Open at Melbourne Park.
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Aussies take centre stage at jam-packed Melbourne Summer Series
Nick Kyrgios during his first-round win at the Murray River Open. Picture: Tennis Australia
3 February, 2021

There is plenty to cheer about for Aussie fans at Melbourne Park today, with 22 Australian players competing in the Melbourne Summer Series.
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