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Liam Broady

Liam Broady
Broady at the 2011 Wimbledon Championships
Full name Liam Tarquin Broady
Country  Great Britain
Residence Stockport, United Kingdom
Born (1994-01-04) 4 January 1994
Stockport, England, United Kingdom
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Plays Left-handed (two-handed backhand)
Prize money $65,793
Singles
Career record 0–1 (in ATP World Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 188 (10 November 2014)
Current ranking No. 188 (10 November 2014)
Grand Slam Singles results
Wimbledon Q2 (2011)
Doubles
Career record 0–1 (in ATP World Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles 0
Highest ranking No. 268 (4 August 2014)
Current ranking No. 285 (3 November 2014)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Wimbledon 1R (2012)
Last updated on: 3 November 2014.

Liam Tarquin Broady (born 4 January 1994 in Stockport, England)[1] is a tennis player who in 2010 won the Boys' Doubles at Wimbledon partnered with fellow Briton Tom Farquharson,[2] and in 2012 won the Boys' Doubles at the Australian Open partnered with fellow Briton Joshua Ward-Hibbert. He is currently ranked at a career high of no. 188 in the World, and is the British number 3 behind James Ward and Andy Murray.

Contents

  • Personal life 1
  • Tennis career 2
    • Juniors 2.1
  • Senior Career 3
    • Early Career 3.1
  • Career statistics 4
    • Career finals 4.1
      • Singles: 10 (5–5) 4.1.1
      • Doubles: 19 (11–8) 4.1.2
    • Junior Grand Slams 4.2
      • Singles: 2 (0–2) 4.2.1
      • Doubles: 2 (2–0) 4.2.2
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Personal life

He is a brother of the tennis player Naomi Broady and has another sister and a brother.[3][4]

Broady attended Priestnall School where he completed his GCSEs in 2010.[5]

Broady is an avid Manchester City F.C. fan.[6]

Tennis career

Juniors

In 2005 Liam Broady won the Natwest Dorset Open which marked the start of his career. At the 2010 Wimbledon Championships, Broady partnered Tom Farquharson to the final where they defeated fellow Brits Lewis Burton and Wimbledon in 2011, Broady beat Germany's Robin Kern 7–6 (7–4) 4–6 13–11 to reach the semi-finals of the boys' singles and followed that victory with another against Australian Jason Kubler with the match ending 6–4 6–3 in the Brit's favour to ensure a place in the final.[7] He lost in the final 6–2 4–6 2–6 to Australian Luke Saville.[8] Broady finished 2011 by partnering Joshua Ward–Hibbert to the Dunlop Orange Bowl doubles title.[9] The 2012 season saw Broady reach the boys' semifinals at the US Open for the first time, and go on to make the final, where he lost against Filip Peliwo 2–6, 6–2, 5–7 in a tightly fought match.[10]

As a junior Broady has reached as high as No. 2 in the junior combined world rankings in March 2012.

Junior Slam results – Singles:

Australian Open:
French Open: 3R (2012)
Wimbledon: F (2011)
US Open: F (2012)

Junior Slam results – Doubles:

Australian Open: W (2012)
French Open: QF (2012)
Wimbledon: W (2010)
US Open: QF (2011)

Senior Career

Early Career

Broady began playing on the Futures Circuit, both in singles and doubles with partner Joshua Ward-Hibbert. In 2013 he reached three singles and seven doubles finals at Futures level, winning one singles title and four doubles titles, including three on home soil. He began competing more regularly on the Challenger Tour, and as a result saw his ranking rise more steadily. Broady made it to his first Challenger final in November 2014, facing James Duckworth in the final of the Charlottesville Challenger, where he ultimately lost in three sets, however his run to the final launched him into the top 200 for the first time, with a career high ranking of 199th in the world. Throughout 2014, Broady's ranking rose up 271 places from 470th at the beginning of the year, becoming the 3rd ranked British player in the world.

Career statistics

Career finals

Singles: 10 (5–5)

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0–0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0–0)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (0–0)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (0–0)
ATP Challenger Tour (0–1)
ITF Futures Tour (5–4)
Titles by Surface
Hard (4–5)
Clay (1–0)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)

Doubles: 19 (11–8)

Legend (Singles)
Grand Slam (0–0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0–0)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (0–0)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (0–0)
ATP Challenger Tour (0–0)
ITF Futures Tour (11–8)
Titles by Surface
Hard (9–5)
Clay (2–3)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
Outcome No. Date Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
Winner 1. 25 May 2013 Egypt F8, Sharm El Sheikh, United Kingdom Clay Joshua Ward-Hibbert Marco Crugnola
Riccardo Sinicropi
6–3, 7–5
Runner-up 1. 31 May 2013 Egypt F9, Sharm El Sheikh, United Kingdom Clay Joshua Ward-Hibbert Joris De Loore
Jeroen Vanneste
2–6, 2–6
Winner 2. 2 August 2013 Great Britain F15, Nottingham, United Kingdom Hard Joshua Ward-Hibbert Scott Clayton
Toby Martin
4–6, 6–3, [10–6]
Winner 3. 9 August 2013 Great Britain F16, Chiswick, United Kingdom Hard Joshua Ward-Hibbert David Rice
Sean Thornley
7–6(7–5), 2–6, [10–6]
Runner-up 2. 30 August 2013 Great Britain F17, Wrexham, United Kingdom Hard Joshua Ward-Hibbert George Coupland
Marcus Willis
6–7(6–8), 3–6
Winner 4. 11 October 2013 Israel F13, Akko, Israel Hard Joshua Ward-Hibbert Ivo Klec
Michal Schmid
6–3, 6–0
Runner-up 3. 18 October 2013 Israel F14, Ramat Hasharon, Israel Hard Joshua Ward-Hibbert Luke Bambridge
Evan Hoyt
6–7(5–7), 6–7(4–7)
Runner-up 4. 22 February 2014 Great Britain F5, Nottingham, United Kingdom Hard (i) James Cluskey Rémi Boutillier
Quentin Halys
2–6, 6–0, [8–10]
Winner 5. 8 March 2014 Great Britain F7, Preston, United Kingdom Hard (i) Luke Bambridge Frederik Nielsen
Joshua Ward-Hibbert
6–4, 6–4
Runner-up 5. 29 March 2014 Bahrain F1, Manama, Bahrain Hard Joshua Ward-Hibbert Jaime Pulgar-Garcia
Javier Pulgar-Garcia
2–6, 6–2, [6–10]
Winner 6. 5 April 2014 Qatar F1, Doha, Qatar Hard Joshua Ward-Hibbert Lorenzo Frigerio
Luca Vanni
6–3, 7–5
Runner-up 6. 22 June 2014 USA F16, Buffalo, United States Clay Luke Bambridge Jean-Yves Aubone
Connor Smith
3–6, 6–2, [6–10]
Runner-up 7. 28 June 2014 USA F18, Rochester, United States Clay Luke Bambridge Daniel Nguyen
Connor Smith
3–6, 3–6
Winner 7. 6 July 2014 USA F19, Pittsburgh, United States Clay Luke Bambridge Gonzales Austin
Quinton Vega
7–5, 6–4
Winner 8. 20 July 2014 USA F20, Tusla, United States Hard Luke Bambridge Daniel Garza
Raul Isaias Rosas-Zarur
6–4, 5–2 ret.
Winner 9. 27 July 2014 USA F21, Godfrey, United States Hard Luke Bambridge Brett D. Clark
Ronnie Schneider
6–3, 6–2
Winner 10. 3 August 2014 USA F22, Decatur, United States Hard Luke Bambridge Scott Clayton
Toby Martin
5–7, 6–2, [10–7]
Runner-up 8. 13 September 2014 Great Britain F16, Wrexham, United Kingdom Hard Luke Bambridge Edward Corrie
David Rice
7–6(7–3), 4–6, [8–10]
Winner 11. 19 October 2014 USA F28, Mansfield, United States Hard Dennis Novikov Henrique Cunha
Dimitar Kutrovsky
4–6, 6–3, [10–7]

Junior Grand Slams

Singles: 2 (0–2)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Opponent Score
Runner–up 2011 Wimbledon Grass Luke Saville 6–2, 4–6, 2–6
Runner–up 2012 US Open Hard Filip Peliwo 2–6, 6–2, 5–7

Doubles: 2 (2–0)

Outcome Year Championship Surface Partner Opponent Score
Winner 2010 Wimbledon Grass Tom Farquharson Lewis Burton
George Morgan
7–6(7–4), 6–4
Winner 2012 Australian Open Hard Joshua Ward-Hibbert Adam Pavlásek
Filip Veger
6–3, 6–2

References

  1. ^ Liam Broady Profile – 2012 Wimbledon Championships Website – Official Site by IBM. Wimbledon.com. Retrieved on 2013-01-24.
  2. ^ Liam Brody and Tom Farquharson victorious in boys' doubles final | Metro News. Metro.co.uk (4 July 2010). Retrieved on 2013-01-24.
  3. ^ Harman, Neil (10 October 2008). "Liam Broady doing just fine without LTA". Times Online (London: Times Newspapers). Retrieved 29 June 2011. 
  4. ^ Vignes, Spencer (22 June 2011). "Tennis: Naomi Broady’s Wimbledon bow ends in tears but youngster tells Spencer Vignes she will only be better for the experience". Manchester Evening News – Other Sports. MEN Media. Retrieved 29 June 2011. 
  5. ^ "Sports Personality – Liam Broady – Winner". Proud of Stockport Awards Winners 2011. Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council. 2011. Retrieved 29 June 2011. 
  6. ^ Mendick, Robert (3 July 2011). "Liam Broady: the new star of British tennis". The Telegraph (London). Retrieved 2012-01-06. 
  7. ^ "Broady reaches boys' semi-finals". BBC News. 30 June 2011. 
  8. ^ "Broady loses out in boys' final". BBC News. 2 July 2011. 
  9. ^ Massetani, Marco (21 December 2011) Kontaveit and Thiem reign at the Orange Bowl. itftennis.com
  10. ^ Newman, Paul (10 September 2012). "Briton Liam Broady defeated in US Open boys' final". The Independent. Retrieved 10-09-2012. 

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