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

Crnokrak opens Mildura with upset win
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3 March, 2020

As main draw play begins at the Australian Pro Tour event in Mildura, Queenslander Alexander Crnokrak takes an early scalp.
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Biggest movers: Duckworth, Bolt enjoy rises
James Duckworth in action during the ATP tournament in Pune, India. (photo: Getty Images)
11 February, 2020

James Duckworth moves to within one spot of his career-high ranking after his first ATP semifinal last week, while Alex Bolt makes a big jump after his exploits in Launceston.
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Mott opens Launceston account
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 14: Blake Mott of Australia plays a backhand in his match against Pedro Sousa of Portugal during 2020 Australian Open Qualifying at Melbourne Park on January 14, 2020 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Daniel Pockett/Getty Images)
4 February, 2020

Blake Mott returns to the winner’s circle with an opening round win against Japanese qualifier in Launceston.
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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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