Hunter Reese

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Hunter Reese
2014 US Open (Tennis) - Tournament - Hunter Reese (14948100350).jpg
Country (sports)Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Residence Kennesaw, Georgia, United States
Born (1993-01-11) January 11, 1993 (age 28)
Atlanta, United States
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
PlaysRight Handed (Double Handed Backhand)
Prize money $90,277
Singles
Career record0–0
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 954 (24 October 2016)
Current rankingNo. 1,662 (17 February 2020)
Doubles
Career record1–2
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 112 (15 April 2019)
Current rankingNo. 127 (17 February 2020)
Grand Slam Doubles results
US Open 2R (2019)
Last updated on: 18 February 2020.

Hunter Reese (born January 11, 1993) is an American tennis player. He competed in the 2014 US Open alongside partner Peter Kobelt after receiving a wildcard into the men's doubles draw. The tandem lost 6–4, 6–1 to Michaël Llodra and Nicolas Mahut. [1] In November 2014, he captured the Knoxville Challenger doubles title with partner Miķelis Lībietis. [2] Reese currently competes in doubles on the ATP Challenger Tour.

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College career

Reese graduated in May 2015 as a kinesiology major and three time All-American from the University of Tennessee. [3] While representing the Volunteers, Reese paired with Libietis to win three major collegiate doubles championships, conquering the 2014 NCAA Doubles Championship as well as the 2013 and 2014 ITA All-American Doubles Championships. On May 26, 2014, Reese and Libietis, nicknamed "Rock and Hammer", won the 2014 NCAA Doubles Championship after defeating Kobelt and Kevin Metka of Ohio State University 7–6(5), 6–7(3), 7–6(6) in a final that, notably, did not contain any breaks of serve. [4] The tandem achieved the #1 ITA collegiate doubles ranking several times during their career, including finishing the season as the top ranked pair in 2014. Although noted for doubles success, Reese also competed in singles for the Volunteers, garnering 90 career wins and peaking at #16 in the ITA collegiate singles rankings while manning either the first or second position in the lineup (following a brief debut at the third position) for the entirety of his time on Rocky Top. A four-time ITA scholar athlete, three-time All-SEC selection, and two-time University of Tennessee Male Athlete of the Year as well as "Mr. Tennessee", Reese was named Team of the Year with Libietis for the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame's 2014 induction class. [5]

On November 8, 2014, Reese hit a sliding backhand around the net post during the Knoxville Challenger that was featured on ESPN's Top Ten Plays and received over 100,000 hits on YouTube. [6]

Challenger and Futures finals

Doubles: 32 (15–17)

Legend (Doubles)
ATP Challenger Tour (7-8)
ITF Futures Tour (8–9)
Titles by Surface
Hard (7–8)
Clay (8–9)
Grass (0–0)
Carpet (0–0)
ResultW–L   Date   TournamentTierSurfacePartnerOpponentsScore
Win1–0 Nov 2014 Knoxville, USAChallengerHard (i) Flag of Latvia.svg Miķelis Lībietis Flag of Portugal.svg Gastão Elias
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Sean Thornley
6–3, 6–4
Loss1–1Jul 2015Lithuania F1, Vilnius FuturesClay Flag of Latvia.svg Miķelis Lībietis Flag of Lithuania.svg Laurynas Grigelis
Flag of Lithuania.svg Lukas Mugevičius
5–7, 6–3, [11–13]
Win2–1Jan 2016USA F5, Weston FuturesClay Flag of the United States.svg Junior Alexander Ore Flag of Sweden.svg Isak Arvidsson
Flag of Japan.svg Kaichi Uchida
7–6(7–4), 3–6, [10–8]
Win3–1Mar 2016Israel F4, Herzliya FuturesHard Flag of the United States.svg Nick Chappell Flag of Portugal.svg Romain Barbosa
Flag of France.svg Yannick Jankovits
6–4, 6–2
Win4–1May 2016Israel F7, Ramat Gan FuturesHard Flag of the United States.svg Nicolas Meister Flag of Israel.svg Daniel Cukierman
Flag of Israel.svg Edan Leshem
7–5, 7–5
Loss4–2May 2016Israel F8, Ramat Gan FuturesHard Flag of the United States.svg Nicolas Meister Flag of Australia (converted).svg Jarryd Chaplin
Flag of New Zealand.svg Ben McLachlan
5–7, 6–7(1–7)
Loss4–3Sep 2016Canada F7, Toronto FuturesClay Flag of the United States.svg Jackson Withrow Flag of Mexico.svg Hans Hach
Flag of the United States.svg Rhyne Williams
5–7, 4–6
Loss4–4Oct 2016USA F31, Houston FuturesHard Flag of the United States.svg Jackson Withrow Flag of Mexico.svg Hans Hach
Flag of the United States.svg Rhyne Williams
3–6, 3–6
Loss4–5Dec 2016Dominican Republic F1, Santiago de los Caballeros FuturesClay Flag of the United States.svg Evan King Flag of Brazil.svg Eduardo Dischinger
Flag of Brazil.svg Bruno Sant'anna
3–6, 6–7(4–7)
Win5–5Apr 2017USA F14, Orange Park FuturesClay Flag of the United States.svg Evan King Flag of Australia (converted).svg Daniel Nolan
Flag of Japan.svg Yosuke Watanuki
2–6, 7–5, [10–8]
Loss5–6May 2017Italy F13, Vigevano FuturesClay Flag of Austria.svg Sebastian Bader Flag of Argentina.svg Franco Agamenone
Flag of Argentina.svg Andrea Collarini
4–6, 3–6
Win6–6Jun 2017Poland F1, Sopot FuturesClay Flag of Latvia.svg Miķelis Lībietis Flag of Brazil.svg Ricardo Hocevar
Flag of Brazil.svg Wilson Leite
6–4, 6–4
Win7–6Jul 2017Netherlands F3, Middelburg FuturesClay Flag of the United States.svg Evan King Flag of the Netherlands.svg Michiel de Krom
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Sem Verbeek
6–2, 6–1
Loss7–7Jul 2017Germany F7, Trier FuturesClay Flag of Australia (converted).svg Scott Puodziunas Flag of Romania.svg Vasile Antonescu
Flag of Romania.svg Patrick Grigoriu
7–5, 4–6, [1–10]
Loss7–8Aug 2017Romania F8, Pitești FuturesClay Flag of Australia (converted).svg Scott Puodziunas Flag of Romania.svg Bogdan Ionuț Apostol
Flag of Sweden.svg Dragoș Nicolae Mădăraș
6–1, 3–6, [9–11]
Loss7–9Aug 2017Netherlands F6, Rotterdam FuturesClay Flag of the United States.svg Nick Chappell Flag of the Netherlands.svg Botic van de Zandschulp
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Boy Westerhof
1–6, 3–6
Win8–9Oct 2017Sweden F4, Falun FuturesHard (i) Flag of the Philippines.svg Ruben Gonzales Flag of Sweden.svg Markus Eriksson
Flag of Sweden.svg Milos Sekulic
6–4, 7–6(8–6)
Win9–9Oct 2017Malaysia F1, Kuching FuturesHard Flag of the Philippines.svg Ruben Gonzales Flag of India.svg Arjun Kadhe
Flag of Germany.svg Lukas Ollert
5–7, 6–4, [10–5]
Win10–9 Apr 2018 Sarasota, USAChallengerClay Flag of the United States.svg Evan King Flag of the United States.svg Christian Harrison
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Peter Polansky
6–1, 6–2
Loss10–10 May 2018 Lisbon, PortugalChallengerClay Flag of Poland.svg Tomasz Bednarek Flag of El Salvador.svg Marcelo Arévalo
Flag of Mexico.svg Miguel Ángel Reyes-Varela
3–6, 6–3, [1–10]
Win11–10 Sep 2018 Cary, USAChallengerHard Flag of the United States.svg Evan King Flag of France.svg Fabrice Martin
Flag of France.svg Hugo Nys
6–4, 7–6(8–6)
Loss11–11 Nov 2018 Knoxville, USAChallengerHard (i) Flag of the United States.svg Tennys Sandgren Flag of Japan.svg Toshihide Matsui
Flag of Denmark.svg Frederik Nielsen
6–7(6–8), 5–7
Loss11–12 Mar 2019 Indian Wells, USAChallengerHard Flag of Barbados.svg Darian King Flag of the United States.svg JC Aragone
Flag of the United States.svg Marcos Giron
4–6, 4–6
Win12–12 Jun 2019 Fergana, UzbekistanChallengerHard Flag of the United States.svg Evan King Flag of Serbia.svg Nikola Čačić
Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Yang Tsung-hua
6–3, 5–7, [10–4]
Loss12–13 Jul 2019 Winnipeg, CanadaChallengerHard Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Adil Shamasdin Flag of Barbados.svg Darian King
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Peter Polansky
6–7(8–10), 3–6
Loss12–14 Sep 2019 Kaohsiung, Chinese TaipeiChallengerHard Flag of the United States.svg Evan King Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Hsieh Cheng-peng
Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg Yang Tsung-hua
4–6, 6–7(4–7)
Win13–14 Sep 2020 Sibiu, RomaniaChallengerClay Flag of Poland.svg Jan Zielinski Flag of Mexico.svg Hans Hach Verdugo
Flag of the United States.svg Robert Galloway
6–4, 6-2
Loss13–15 Oct 2020 Split, CroatiaChallengerClay Flag of Sweden.svg André Göransson Flag of the Philippines.svg Treat Huey
Flag of the United States.svg Nathaniel Lammons
4-6, 6-7(3-7)
Loss13–16 Feb 2021 Quimper, FranceChallengerHard (i) Flag of the United States.svg Brandon Nakashima Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Ruben Bemelmans
Flag of Germany.svg Daniel Masur
2-6, 1-6
Loss13–17 Mar 2021 Cleveland, USAChallengerHard (i) Flag of the United States.svg Evan King Flag of the United States.svg Robert Galloway
Flag of the United States.svg Alex Lawson
5-7, 7-6(7-5), [9-11]
Win14–17 May 2021 Zagreb, CroatiaChallengerClay Flag of the United States.svg Evan King Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Andrey Golubev
Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Aleksandr Nedovyesov
6–2, 7–6(7–4)
Win15–17 May 2021 Oeiras, PortugalChallengerClay Flag of the Netherlands.svg Sem Verbeek Flag of France.svg Sadio Doumbia
Flag of France.svg Fabien Reboul
4–6, 6–4, [10–7]

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