Dane Sweeny

  • Age22
  • 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
  • In March 2018, won first professional-level, main-draw match at the Australian Pro Tour event in Mornington
  • 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
  • Won six Australian Pro Tour titles (from seven finals) in 2022, as well as winning more than 60 singles matches
  • During that brilliant 2022 season, rose from outside the top 500 (February) to a career-high ranking of No.236 (October)

Year-end singles ranking

2023 256
2022 253
2021 492
2020 779
2019 1015

Dane Sweeny in the news

Strong field set as Australian Pro Tour heads to Sydney
Thanasi Kokkinakis, Astra Sharma and Rinky Hijikata will contest the NSW Open this week.
30 October, 2023

Thanasi Kokkinakis, Astra Sharma and Rinky Hijikata will all contest the NSW Open in Sydney this week.
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Star-studded field set for Australian Pro Tour event in Adelaide
Kimberly Birrell, Thanasi Kokkinakis and Rinky Hijikata will compete on the Australian Pro Tour this week.
22 October, 2023

Aussie stars Kimberly Birrell, Thanasi Kokkinakis and Rinky Hijikata are all competing at an Australian Pro Tour event in Playford this week.
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Aussie weekly wrap: A record-breaking week in Australian tennis
Rinky Hijikata in action in Shanghai. Picture: Getty Images
8 October, 2023

Rinky Hijikata was one of the most outstanding Aussie performers this week, recording a milestone first top-50 singles win.
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Sweeny scores breakthrough win at Shanghai Masters
Dane Sweeny. Picture: Tennis Australia
4 October, 2023

Australian qualifier Dane Sweeny scores his first top-100 victory at an ATP Masters 1000 tournament in China.
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