PLAYER PROFILE

Dane Sweeny

  • Age17
  • 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

  • Contested the 12/u Australian Championships at the December Showdown in 2013
  • 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
  • Won the 16/u Australian Championships in December 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

Sweeny, Poulos crowned 16/u Australian champions
Dane Sweeny (L) and Annerly Poulos won the 16/u Australian Championships (photo credit Elizabeth Xue Bai)
17 December, 2017

After disappointments in different age-group events last week, Dane Sweeny and Annerly Poulos rebounded to triumph in the 16/u Australian Championships.
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Sweeny to take on Hijikata for 16/u title
Dane Sweeny (photo credit Elizabeth Xue Bai)
16 December, 2017

Inspired by Lleyton Hewitt, top seed Dane Sweeny has channelled his idol en route to the 16/u Australian Championships final, where he will meet Rinky Hijikata.
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December Showdown: Poulos into 16/u semifinals
Annerly Poulos in action at the December Showdown (photo credit Elizabeth Xue Bai)
15 December, 2017

After advancing to the final of the 14/u Australian Championships, Annerly Poulos has continued her great form, storming into the semifinals of this week's 16/u event.
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Cavrak, Sweeny sweep into 16/u second round
Ken Cavrak (photo credit Elizabeth Xue Bai)
13 December, 2017

Dane Sweeny and Ken Cavrak, the top two seeds in the boys' 16/u Australian Championships, kicked off their campaigns in style at Melbourne Park on Wednesday.
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