PLAYER PROFILE

Dane Sweeny

  • Age21
  • 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.
  • Advanced to the final round of Australian Open 2021 qualifying as a No.795-ranked wildcard
  • Won his first ATP main draw singles match at the Melbourne Summer Series in 2021

Year-end singles ranking

2021 492
2020 779
2019 1015

Dane Sweeny in the news

Ranking movers: Li Tu climbs to new career-high
Li Tu. Picture: Getty Images
9 May, 2022

Li Tu is one of several Australian players achieving new career-high rankings this week.
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Ranking movers: De Minaur leads rising Aussies
Alex de Minaur at Australian Open 2022
14 February, 2022

After advancing to his first quarterfinal of the season, Australia's Alex de Minaur has been rewarded in the latest rankings.
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Ebden and Purcell power into Australian Open 2022 quarterfinals
Matt Ebden and Max Purcell at AO 2022. Picture: Tennis Australia
24 January, 2022

Aussie duo Matt Ebden and Max Purcell have continued their giant-killing run in the Australian Open 2022 men's doubles competition.
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Sanders and Dolehide storm into Australian Open 2022 quarterfinals
Storm Sanders and Caroline Dolehide at AO 2022. Picture: Getty Images
24 January, 2022

Australian Storm Sanders and American partner Caroline Dolehide have progressed to the women's doubles quarterfinals at Australian Open 2022.
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