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

UTR Pro Tennis Series returns to Brisbane and Sydney
Destanee Aiava will compete in the UTR Pro Tennis Series again this month. Picture: Tennis Australia
20 October, 2020

The UTR Pro Tennis Series resumes in Australia this month, providing more opportunities for our professional athletes to compete.
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UTR Pro Tennis Series: Cabrera and Sweeny dominate in Brisbane
Lizette Cabrera
14 August, 2020

Lizette Cabrera continues her fighting form with a second UTR Pro Tennis Series title in Brisbane, while Dane Sweeny seizes the men's title at Pat Rafter Arena.
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Crnokrak opens Mildura with upset win
Crnokrak5
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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