PLAYER PROFILE

Dane Sweeny

  • Age20
  • 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

Ranking movers: Aussies charging up the ranks
Priscilla Hon and Li Tu are among the biggest ranking movers this week.
27 September, 2021

Priscilla Hon and Li Tu are among the Australian players making significant ranking rises this week.
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Ranking movers: Aussies continue to climb
Astra Sharma, James Duckworth and Maddison Inglis are all climbing the rankings.
20 September, 2021

There is good news for several Australian players in the latest world rankings, including Astra Sharma, James Duckworth and Maddison Inglis.
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Ranking movers: Young Aussies on the rise
Jaimee Fourlis and Olivia Gadecki are on the rise. Pictures: Tennis Australia
30 August, 2021

Promising talents Jaimee Fourlis and Olivia Gadecki are among the biggest Australian movers in the latest world rankings.
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Rankings update: Barty extends lead as world No.1
Ash Barty. Picture: Getty Images
23 August, 2021

After winning the Cincinnati title, Ash Barty now has a considerable 3175-point advantage over her nearest rival in the women's singles rankings.
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