PLAYER PROFILE

Dane Sweeny

  • Age19
  • 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

Bernard Tomic qualifies for Australian Open 2021
FOCUSED: Bernard Tomic during the Australian Open 2021 qualifying event in Doha. Picture: Samer Alrejjal, Tennis Australia
14 January, 2021

Bernard Tomic has sealed his spot in the Australian Open 2021 main draw, capping off a successful qualifying campaign with victory against compatriot John-Patrick Smith in Doha.
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Three Aussies set for final Australian Open 2021 qualifying round
CONTENDERS: Dane Sweeny, John-Patrick Smith and Bernard Tomic are the last Australians left in the Australian Open 2021 qualifying draws. Pictures: Tennis Australia
13 January, 2021

Dane Sweeny, John-Patrick Smith and Bernard Tomic are the last remaining Aussie hopes in Australian Open 2021 qualifying.
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Sweeny, Tomic, Smith march on in AO 2021 qualifying
DETERMINED: Dane Sweeny during Australian Open 2021 qualifying in Doha. Picture: SAMER ALREJJAL, TENNIS AUSTRALIA
12 January, 2021

As we approach the final round of Australian Open 2021 qualifying, there are still several Aussie players in contention to earn a main draw place.
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Aussies ready to continue AO 2021 qualifying quests
ON SERVE: Jason Kubler during his first-round win at Australian Open 2021. PHOTO: SAMER ALREJJAL, TENNIS AUSTRALIA
12 January, 2021

Australian Open 2021 qualifying continues, with nine Aussie players competing in second-round matches today.
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