PLAYER PROFILE

Dane Sweeny

  • Age18
  • 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

Crnokrak advances in Bendigo
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13 January, 2020

19-year-old Alexander Crnokrak upset ninth seed Hugo Gaston to reach maiden last sixteen at Bendigo ATP Challenger.
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Inglis, Bolt top seeds for AO Play-off
Maddison Inglis (Getty Images)
8 December, 2019

Maddison Inglis and Alex Bolt head the 16-player fields for the men's and women's AO Play-off events at Melbourne Park, beginning Monday.
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Tomic, Sweeny join Australian Open 2020 Play-off
WINNER: Dane Sweeny will compete in the Australian Open 2020 Play-off, securing a place as a winner of the UTR Wildcard Play-off; Getty Images
7 December, 2019

Sara Tomic, Gabriella Da Silva Fick, Dane Sweeny and Calum Puttergill win the AO 2020 UTR Wildcard Play-off.
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Kempenaers-Pocz, Schoolkate claim 18/u Australian titles
CHAMPIONS: Charlotte Kempenaers-Pocz and Tristan Schoolkate are the 18 and under Australian singles champions for 2019; Getty Images
7 December, 2019

Charlotte Kempenaers-Pocz and Tristan Schoolkate claim singles crowns at the 18/u Australian Championships.
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