PLAYER PROFILE

Dane Sweeny

  • Age18
  • Born12 February 2001
  • LivesQueensland, Australia
  • PlaysRight-handed
“I have been playing some great tennis ... (In the) 16s I took the pressure well and competed as best I could which is all I can do.”

— Dane Sweeny, 17 Dec 2017

» Sweeny, Poulos crowned 16/u Australian champions

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

Alcott wins through to Wimbledon final
Dylan Alcott celebrates a winning point during his semifinal victory over Koji Sugeno (Getty Images)
12 July, 2019

Dylan Alcott was a straight-sets winner on Thursday at Wimbledon to progress to the quad wheelchair final, where he will face Andy Lapthorne.
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Wimbledon Day 6: Barty, Millman aim for second week
Ash Barty (L) and John Millman in action at Wimbledon (Getty Images)
6 July, 2019

World No.1 Ash Barty makes her first appearance on Centre Court in 2019 while John Millman takes on in-form Sam Querrey in round three.
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Barty surges into French Open quarterfinals
Ash Barty progresses to a second consecutive Grand Slam quarterfinal at Roland Garros; Getty Images
3 June, 2019

Ash Barty is closing in on a first Australian singles triumph at the French Open in 46 years after surging into the quarterfinals at Roland Garros.
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Barty’s Roland Garros momentum building
NICE TOUCH: Australia's Ash Barty is in impressive form in Paris; Getty Images
3 June, 2019

Ash Barty's winning run continues in both singles and doubles at Roland Garros.
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