Christian Harrison

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Christian Harrison
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Country (sports)Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Residence Bradenton, Florida, USA
Born (1994-05-29) May 29, 1994 (age 27)
Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Turned pro2015
PlaysRight-handed (double-handed backhand)
CoachPat Harrison
Prize money$442,368
Singles
Career record5–7
Career titles0
0 Challenger, 5 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 198 (2 July 2018)
Current rankingNo. 301 (31 May 2021)
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open Q2 (2018)
Wimbledon 1R (2018)
US Open 1R (2016)
Doubles
Career record12–10
Career titles0
0 Challenger, 0 Futures
Highest rankingNo. 162 (26 August 2013)
Current rankingNo. 235 (31 May 2021)
Grand Slam Doubles results
US Open QF (2012)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
US Open SF (2018)
Last updated on: 3 June 2021.

Christian Harrison (born May 29, 1994) is an American professional tennis player. He is the younger brother of Ryan Harrison.

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He was awarded a wild card into the 2012 US Open, where he played doubles alongside his brother and they made it into the quarterfinals.

He played his first grandslam in singles at 2016 US Open as qualifier.

Christian is known for being resilient and a strong competitor, with 2021 being a year of great success so far for the young player.

Early life

Christian was coached by his father, Pat Harrison, and attended the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida.

Professional career

2012

In July, Christian made it to the quarterfinals of the Lexington, Kentucky Challenger event. [1] Christian joined Ryan to play doubles at the 2012 US Open, where they reached the quarterfinals.

2013

Earlier in the year he reached the quarterfinals, semifinals, the final, and won, respectively, the four Futures events in which he participated. He failed to qualify in Indian Wells, losing in the first round of qualifying to Ernests Gulbis, who made a deep run to the fourth round after qualifying. However, he did take a set off Gulbis. Harrison won his first ATP World Tour match against Alejandro Falla at the BB&T Atlanta Open. He then lost in the next round to John Isner in three tight sets.

2014–15

Harrison spent 2014 and 2015 recovering from several surgeries.

2016

Harrison reached the final round of qualifying at the 2016 US Open after beating Luke Saville and second seed Konstantin Kravchuk in two three-set matches. He made it into main draw after beating Steven Diez also in three-set match. He was one set down at all three matches in qualifying. He lost in the first round to Paul-Henri Mathieu in straight sets.

2021

Harrison qualified for the 2021 Delray Beach Open, starting the week ranked 789th in the world. He beat number 1 seed Cristian Garin and advance all the way to the semi-finals where he was defeated by fourth seed Hubert Hurkacz.

ATP career finals

Doubles: 1 (1 runner-up)

Legend
Grand Slam tournaments (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 (0–1)
Titles by surface
Hard (0–1)
Clay (0–0)
Grass (0–0)
Titles by setting
Outdoor (0–1)
Indoor (0–0)
ResultW–L   Date   TournamentTierSurfacePartnerOpponentsScore
Loss0–1 Jan 2021 Delray Beach Open, United States250 SeriesHard Flag of the United States.svg Ryan Harrison Flag of Uruguay.svg Ariel Behar
Flag of Ecuador.svg Gonzalo Escobar
7–6(7–5), 6–7(4–7), [4–10]

ITF circuit and ATP Challenger finals

Singles: 9 (5 titles, 4 runner-ups)

Legend (Singles)
ATP Challenger Tour (0–1)
ITF Futures Tour (5–3)
Titles by Surface
Hard (4–1)
Clay (1–3)
Grass (0–0)
ResultW–L   Date   TournamentTierSurfaceOpponentScore
Loss0–1Jan 2013Great Britain F2, Preston FuturesHard (i) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Edward Corrie 6–2, 3–6, 5–7
Win1–1Feb 2013Great Britain F3, Sheffield FuturesHard (i) Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Edward Corrie6–4, 2–6, 7–6(7–5)
Loss1–2May 2013USA F13, Tampa FuturesClay Flag of the United States.svg Austin Krajicek Walkover
Win2–2Aug 2016USA F27, Champaign FuturesHard Flag of the United States.svg Rhyne Williams 6–7(2–7), 6–3, 6–4
Win3–2Jul 2017USA F21, Tulsa FuturesHard Flag of the United States.svg Tommy Paul 3–6, 6–2, 6–1
Win4–2Jul 2017USA F23, Wichita FuturesHard Flag of the United States.svg Michael Mmoh 1–6, 6–2, 7–5
Loss4–3 May 2018 Savannah, United StatesChallengerClay Flag of Bolivia.svg Hugo Dellien 1–6, 6–1, 4–6
Loss4–4Feb 2021M25 Naples, United StatesWorld Tennis TourClay Flag of France.svg Clement Tabur 1–6, 6–1, 3–6
Win5–4Feb 2021M25 Naples, United StatesWorld Tennis TourClay Flag of France.svg Corentin Denolly 6–4, 6-2

Doubles: 5 (1 win, 4 runner-ups)

Legend (Doubles)
ATP Challenger Tour (1–3)
ITF Futures Tour (0–1)
Titles by Surface
Hard (1–1)
Clay (0–3)
Grass (0–0)
ResultW–L   Date   TournamentTierSurfacePartnerOpponentsScore
Loss0–1Jun 2013 Fürth, GermanyChallengerClay Flag of New Zealand.svg Michael Venus Flag of Australia (converted).svg Colin Ebelthite
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Rameez Junaid
4–6, 5–7
Loss0–2Apr 2018 Sarasota, FloridaChallengerClay Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Peter Polansky Flag of the United States.svg Evan King
Flag of the United States.svg Hunter Reese
1–6, 2–6
Loss0–3Oct 2020M25 Pardubice, Czech RepublicWorld Tennis TourClay Flag of the United States.svg Toby Kodat Flag of Uruguay.svg Martin Cuevas
Flag of Argentina.svg Agustin Velotti
6-3, 3-6, [6-10]
Loss0–4Apr 2021 Orlando, FloridaChallengerHard Flag of the United States.svg Dennis Novikov Flag of the United States.svg Jack Sock
Flag of the United States.svg Mitchell Krueger
6-4, 5-7, [11-13]
Win1–4June 2021 Orlando, FloridaChallengerHard Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Peter Polansky Flag of the United States.svg JC Aragone
Flag of Colombia.svg Nicolás Barrientos
6-2, 6-3

Performance timeline

Key
W F SFQF#RRRQ#ANH
(W) Won; (F) finalist; (SF) semifinalist; (QF) quarterfinalist; (#R) rounds 4, 3, 2, 1; (RR) round-robin stage; (Q#) qualification round; (A) absent; (NH) not held. SR=strike rate (events won/competed)
To avoid confusion and double counting, these charts are updated at the conclusion of a tournament or when the player's participation has ended.

Singles

Tournament 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 SRW–LWin %
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open AAAAAA Q2 Q1 AA0 / 00–0  
French Open AAAAAAAAAA0 / 00–0  
Wimbledon AAAAAA 1R ANH0 / 10–10%
US Open Q1 AAA 1R Q2 Q2 AA0 / 10–10%
Win–Loss0–00–00–00–00–10–00–10–00–00–00 / 20–20%
ATP Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells Masters A Q1 AAAA Q1 Q2 NH0 / 00–0  
Miami Open AAAA Q1 1R AAAA0 / 10–10%
Canada Masters AAAAA Q1 Q1 ANH0 / 00–0  
Cincinnati Masters Q1 AAAA 2R Q1 AA0 / 10–10%
Win–Loss0–00–00–00–00–00–20–00–00–00–00 / 20–20%

World TeamTennis

Christian has played three seasons with World TeamTennis, making his debut in 2015 with the Boston Lobsters as a substitute. He has since served as a substitute for the Orange County Breakers in 2018 and the San Diego Aviators during the 2020 WTT season played at The Greenbrier. [2]

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