Steve Johnson (tennis)

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Steve Johnson
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Johnson at the 2019 French Open
Country (sports)Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Residence Redondo Beach, California, U.S.
Born (1989-12-24) December 24, 1989 (age 31)
Orange, California, U.S.
Height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Turned pro2012
PlaysRight-handed (two-handed backhand)
  • occasionally uses one-handed backhand
CoachPeter Smith, Marc Lucero
Prize money US$ 6,401,249 [1]
Official website
Career record171–173 (49.7% in ATP Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles4
Highest rankingNo. 21 (25 July 2016)
Current rankingNo. 72 (14 June 2021) [2]
Grand Slam Singles results
Australian Open 3R (2015, 2016)
French Open 3R (2015, 2017, 2018, 2021)
Wimbledon 4R (2016)
US Open 3R (2012)
Other tournaments
Olympic Games QF (2016)
Career record81–92 (46.8% in ATP Tour and Grand Slam main draw matches, and in Davis Cup)
Career titles1
Highest rankingNo. 39 (23 May 2016)
Current rankingNo. 147 (1 March 2021)
Grand Slam Doubles results
Australian Open 3R (2020)
French Open 3R (2018)
Wimbledon 2R (2015)
US Open SF (2015)
Other doubles tournaments
Olympic Games Bronze medal.svg Bronze Medal (2016)
Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results
US Open QF (2011)
Olympic medal record
Last updated on: June 7, 2021.

Steve "Stevie" Johnson Jr. [3] [4] [5] [6] (born December 24, 1989) is an American professional tennis player. For one week in August 2016 he was the top-ranked American in men's singles. [7] He has a career-high ranking of world No. 21. He has won four ATP Challenger Tour titles and four ATP Tour 250 titles, one at Nottingham on grass, twice at Houston on clay and most recently at Newport on grass. He won a bronze medal in men's doubles at the 2016 Olympics with fellow American Jack Sock.


Johnson played college tennis for the USC Trojans. He won the NCAA Men's Singles Championship in his junior and senior seasons (2011–2012), and he was a part of a Trojan team that won four consecutive NCAA Championships.

Personal life

His father, Steve Johnson Sr. (died 11 May 2017, aged 58), was a tennis coach at the Rancho San Clemente Tennis and Fitness Club, and his mother, Michelle, is a math professor. His older sister, Alison, is a graduate of Sonoma State University. Johnson has credited his father with his success in tennis: "He taught me pretty much everything I know. Since I can remember, it's always been me and him out there hitting balls, having a blast. It's really been amazing. I wouldn't change anything." Growing up, he idolized Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi. At USC, Johnson was coached by Peter Smith and majored in Human Performance, but left when he was three classes short of attaining his degree. Johnson hopes to complete his degree after his tennis career.

In July 2012, Johnson signed a clothing deal with Asics America and is represented by Sam Duvall at Lagardere Unlimited. He currently trains at the USTA Player Development Center West in Carson, California. Johnson is currently working with the USTA and travels with other Americans. His personal coach is Craig Boynton, who is a USTA national coach for men's tennis. The team of Dustin Taylor and Rodney Marshall also help Steve hone his skills at the development center.

Johnson is a fan of the Anaheim Ducks.

Steve Johnson married Kendall Bateman at Maravilla Gardens in Southern California on April 21, 2018. Kendall is a former Trojan volleyball player.

Junior tennis

Johnson's dad served as his coach in his early career. Johnson won four consecutive 18-under national team titles, becoming the first player in tournament history to be a member of four championship teams. Johnson contributed to a 6–1 victory over Texas in the 2005 final, a 6–1 triumph over Southern in 2006 and clinched Southern California's 4–3 win the next year over Southern. Some of Johnson's junior accomplishments include being the 2008 Kalamazoo Doubles finalist and winning the 2008 Southern California Sectional Boys 18 championship in straight sets over J.T Sundling. This marked his fourth Sectionals title and near a clean sweep of all age divisions having won the 12s, 14s and 16s. He also has the distinction of being the only player to win the Triple Crown, singles and two doubles—twice. He also won nine Gold Balls. He was ranked the third-rated California senior tennis recruit (7th overall) in the country according to [8] Johnson clinched the title for Southern California at the 2007 Junior Davis Cup.

High school tennis

Johnson is a 2008 graduate of Orange High School in Orange, California and was coached by Pete Tavoularis. He won CIF singles championships in 2006 and 2007 and was named the Orange County and Los Angeles Player of the Year in both seasons. He is the only Southern Section tennis champion in the school's history. Johnson also made it a priority to play in as many team matches as possible. He missed just two because of junior tennis events and did not lose a set in team competition on his way to winning his second consecutive Golden West League title. Johnson beat future Stanford Cardinal Ryan Thacher of Harvard-Westlake High to win the Southern Section Individual Tournament when both were high school sophomores in 2006. His only high school loss of 2006 was a three-set defeat in the semifinals of the Ojai Tennis Tournament to eventual champion Jason Jung of West Torrance. He then defended his title by beating future UCLA Bruin Alex Brigham of Pacifica Christian High. The victories made Johnson the first back-to-back singles winner since Tom Leonard of Arcadia in 1965 and 1966. He also became the eighth player to repeat as champion and the fourth to win the title after losing the first set at love (Leonard in 1965, Barry Buss in 1982, and Phil Sheng in 1999 each won titles after losing the first set at love). Johnson was the Orange County boys tennis player of the year as a sophomore and junior at Orange, but opted to not play high school tennis his senior year.

College tennis

Johnson chose to play college tennis for the University of Southern California. Johnson said of his decision, "I chose USC because I felt like I had a great relationship with Peter Smith, USC Tennis Coach, and I got along with the team really well." As a sophomore, he was selected to represent the United States in the fourth annual Master'U BNP Paribas, an intercollegiate competition in which eight countries from around the world play for the title. As a junior, he captured the 2010–11 NCAA Singles Championship, defeating Rhyne Williams in the final. In his senior season, he captured the 2011–2012 NCAA Singles Championship, defeating Kentucky's Eric Quigley in the final, overcoming a strained abdomen and shin splints and a bout of food poisoning to retain his title. As a freshman, Johnson was selected to All-Pac-10 First Team, as well as being named the Pac-10 Doubles Team of the Year with Robert Farah. He also reached the final of the Pac-10 singles championship match and he won the ITA Regionals Doubles Championship with Farah. As a sophomore, he was also selected to the All-Pac-10 First Team and was the named the Pac-10 Doubles Team of the Year with Farah once again as well as winning the ITA Southwest Regionals doubles championship with Farah. As a sophomore, he won the ITA National Indoor championship. As a junior, he also won the 2011 Pac-10 Singles and Doubles Title with Raymond Sarmiento. In addition, he was selected as the NCAA Tournament Most Outstanding Player and to the NCAA All-Tournament Team for singles. Johnson was named the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Player of the Year for the 2010–11 and 2011–2012 seasons, as well as the 2010–2011 and 2011–2012 Pac-12 Men's Player of the Year. In his college career, he became a seven-time Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-American, two-time NCAA Singles Champion, and he captured the team title for the Trojans in all four of his years there. Furthermore, he ended his college career with an unprecedented 72 match win streak. He has said that "the biggest thing that I have learned from college tennis is to play aggressive while playing within myself and to never give up, because every dual match could end up being decided on your court." These exploits led to Johnson's becoming the most decorated college player of all time. [9]

ITF Futures Circuit

Johnson has competed in 12 Futures tournaments in his career for singles, all of them being in the United States. He has been in 3 finals, winning two of them. He lost the 2011 Sacramento Futures tournament to Daniel Kosakowski in 3 sets. Later that same year, Johnson won consecutive tournaments in the Claremont and Costa Mesa futures tournaments respectively beating Darian King and Artem Sitak in straight sets. Johnson has competed in various Futures tournaments since 2006 as a high schooler, and he won his first match and earned his first point the following year. He has compiled an overall record of 23 wins and 10 losses on the Futures Tour.

ATP Challenger Tour

Johnson has competed in 27 Challenger tournaments in his career for singles in the United States, Turkey, Canada, and France. He won his first challenger tournament in the Comerica Bank Challenger played in Aptos, California. He won it in the summer of 2012, before the 2012 U.S. Open. In the finals, he defeated Robert Farah in straight sets, 6–3, 6–3, gaining 100 points, as well as A month after his win in Aptos, Stevie competed in 2 challenger tournaments in Turkey and France. He reached the semifinals in Izmir, Turkey, winning three matches along the way. In Orléans, France, Stevie reached the second round and lost to the no.2 seed David Goffin of Belgium. in a tightly contested match, with the final score being 7–5, 6–4. A couple of weeks later in the 2012 Tiburon Challenger, Stevie was ousted in the semifinals by Jack Sock 4–6, 6–7(4). Johnson competed in the 2012 Charlottesville Challenger but fell to Rhyne Williams in the Round of 16. Johnson planned on playing in the Knoxville Challenger as well as the JSM Challenger of Champaign–Urbana to finish the year, but a shoulder injury forced him to pull out. The shoulder injury also forced him to miss the Australian Open Wild Card Playoffs. Stevie has compiled an overall record of 32 wins and 18 losses on the Challenger Tour and has earned In doubles, Stevie has had equal success on the Challenger Tour, compiling an overall record of 13 wins and 8 losses including a title in Knoxville, Tennessee with Austin Krajicek in 2011. He also made it to the finals in the 2011 Tiburon challenger with Sam Querrey, but they lost 6–10 in the 3rd set super tie-breaker. In 2012, Stevie reached the semifinals in Tiburon partnered with Robert Farah, as the #1 seeds. Johnson played doubles in the 2013 Maui Challenger being seeded no.2 and reached the semifinals with his partner Alex Bogomolov, Jr. Johnson played singles and doubles in the 2013 Sarasota Open. In singles, he lost in the quarter-finals to the eventual champion, Alex Kuznetsov, 2–6, 6–3, 1–6. In doubles, he partnered with Bradley Klahn, and they won three matches to reach the finals but lost 7–6(5), 6–7(3), 9–11. Johnson played three more clay challengers before the French Open and lost in the first round in each. After a successful French Open, Johnson won his second career challenger at the Aegon Nottingham Challenge defeating Ruben Bemelmans in the finals. Winning this tournament helped grant him a wild-card into Wimbledon. Johnson finished the 2013 Challenger Tour season 1-5. In his second challenger event of the 2014 season, Johnson won the 2014 Challenger of Dallas, dropping only one set throughout the tournament. He defeated fellow American Ryan Harrison along the way and Tunisian Malek Jaziri in the finals. After the match, he stated, "I was struggling with confidence a little before the start to this year, and to come out and win the tournament here makes it more special." One month later in the 2014 Irving Tennis Classic, Johnson beat three top-100 players along the way to reach the finals, where he lost to Lukáš Rosol. A win at the 2014 Open Guadeloupe Challenger Tour tournament boosted Johnson's singles ranking to a career-high No. 69 and gave him his fourth career challenger title. After taking a month off from competing in tournaments, Johnson's next challenger tournament was the BNP Paribas Primrose Bordeaux where he was the number two seed. He lost in the finals to number one seed Julien Benneteau. Johnson kicked off his grass court season as the number two seed in the 2014 Aegon Trophy where fell in the quarterfinals to Gilles Müller.

ATP World Tour


Johnson started the year in Indian Wells where he lost in the first round of qualifying in three tight sets to Frank Dancevic. Shortly after his college season, Johnson received a wild card into the 2011 Farmers Classic, where he lost in the first round to Gilles Müller in three sets. Johnson then competed in qualifying of the 2011 Western & Southern Open. After scoring his first win over a top 100 player in the first round, Jérémy Chardy, he lost in the following round to Édouard Roger-Vasselin. Winning the 2011 individual NCAA championships, Johnson received a wild card to the main draw of the 2011 US Open. He played his first career grand slam match against Alex Bogomolov, Jr. and lost in five tight sets where he had a two sets to love lead.

In the 2011 Western & Southern Open, Johnson reached the quarterfinals partnered with Alex Bogomolov, Jr., and along the way defeated the no. 2 doubles team of Mirnyi/Nestor, subsequently gaining 180 points. At the 2011 US Open, Johnson partnered with Denis Kudla but they lost in straight sets to Marcelo Melo and Bruno Soares. In the 2012 Farmers Classic, Johnson partnered up with Sam Querrey, reaching the semifinals. In the 2012 Citi Open, Johnson reached the semifinals once again, partnered with Drew Courtney.


Johnson received a wild card into the 2012 SAP Open but lost in two tie-breakers to Steve Darcis. Johnson registered his first ATP win in a main draw against Donald Young in the 2012 BB&T Atlanta Open before losing to Sock in the second round. He received a wild card into the 2012 Farmers Classic, but lost to Igor Sijsling in straight sets. Johnson received another wild card into the 2012 Citi Open, but lost to Benjamin Becker in straight sets. Johnson reached the third round of the 2012 US Open, where he had received a wild card for winning the individual NCAA championships once again. In the first round, Johnson beat Rajeev Ram and in the second round, Johnson advanced by defeating Ernests Gulbis. In the third round, Johnson lost to 13th seeded Richard Gasquet.

In the 2012 Campbell's Hall of Fame Tennis Championships, Johnson partnered with Denis Kudla, but they lost in the first round. Competing in the 2012 BB&T Atlanta Open, Johnson partnered with Sock, but they lost in a super tie-breaker in the first round. In the 2012 Farmers Classic, Johnson partnered up with Querrey, and they reached the semifinals. Next, in the 2012 Citi Open, Johnson reached the semifinals once again, partnered with Drew Courtney. In the 2012 US Open, Johnson received a wild card to the main draw and partnered with Sock. In the first round they defeated the no. 1 doubles team of Mirnyi/Nestor, 1–6, 7–6(4), 6–2. However they lost in the second round to František Čermák and Michal Mertiňák, 4–6, 5–7.


In the 2013 Australian Open, Johnson won three qualifying matches to reach the main draw. In the first round of the main draw, he took tenth seed Nicolás Almagro the distance, but lost 5–7, 7–6(4), 2–6, 7–6(6), 2–6. Next, in the 2013 SAP Open, Johnson received a wild card to the main draw. In the first round, he defeated former top-20 player Ivo Karlović, 6–7(2), 6–4, 7–6(6). In the second round, Johnson defeated Tim Smyczek, reaching his first quarterfinal. However, in the quarterfinals, Johnson lost to eventual finalist Tommy Haas, 4–6, 2–6. Overall, Johnson compiled a 5–13 record in singles. In doubles, Johnson attained a career-high ranking of no. 126.

Johnson partnered with Sock in the 2013 SAP Open, but they lost to the No. 1 doubles team of Mike and Bob Bryan, 6–7(3), 6–7(5). Johnson once again partnered with Sock in the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships, and they reached the round of 16.

Johnson went to the 2013 French Open, qualifying for the first time [10] and made it through to the main draw before losing in the first round to Albert Montañés, who had just won Nice [11] the previous week. Receiving a wildcard into the maindraw of Wimbledon, Johnson lost a tight first round match to fellow American Bobby Reynolds 6–1, 6–7(4), 3–6, 7–6(4), 4–6. In the 2013 Citi Open, Johnson lost in the first round to Radek Štěpánek in straight sets. In the 2013 Winston-Salem Open, Johnson won three qualifying matches to reach the main draw and have a rematch with Bobby Reynolds. In the 2013 US Open, Johnson lost in the first round to German Tobias Kamke, failing to reach the third round as he had the previous year. Johnson and fellow American Michael Russell received a wild card in doubles, but fell in the first round.


Steve kicked off the 2014 season by reaching the main draw of the 2014 Heineken Open as a lucky loser and beat former Australian Open runner up Marcos Baghdatis, and also defeated #4 seed Kevin Anderson to reach his second quarterfinal on tour. By winning the Australian Open Wildcard Playoffs a few weeks back, Johnson received a wildcard into the main draw of 2014 Australian Open. However, he lost in the first round to Frenchman Adrian Mannarino in five sets. In the 2014 Delray Beach International Tennis Championships Johnson qualified for the main draw and beat Mikhail Kukushkin, #1 seed Tommy Haas in a third-set tie-breaker, and #6 seed Feliciano López to reach his first semi-finals. After he beat Haas, Johnson said that "Tommy is an unbelievable player and this is a win I won't forget." Haas later said, "I hate to lose, but I'm happy for him. He served well and competed hard." South African Kevin Anderson got revenge on Johnson in the semi-finals as he beat him in straight sets to reach the finals. Johnson received a wildcard into the maindraw of the 2014 BNP Paribas Open, but fell to the red-hot Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut in straight sets, who knocked out #4 seed Tomáš Berdych in the next round. Johnson got a rematch with Bautista Agut just a couple weeks later in the 2014 Sony Open Tennis, this time falling in three sets.

In his first clay court tournament of the year, Johnson received a wild card into the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships where he reached the second round and lost to eventual champion Fernando Verdasco. Johnson then competed in the Open de Nice Côte d'Azur where he fell in the first round to youngster Dominic Thiem. Johnson lost in three sets, while failing to convert a match point as he was trying to serve out the match at 6–5 in the second set. Johnson next competed in the 2014 French Open where he won his first ever ATP match on clay, and advanced to the second round. In his first round match against Frenchman Laurent Lokoli, Johnson came back from a two sets to love deficit, and saved two match points along the way for a dramatic five set victory. In his second round match, Johnson lost in straight sets to fellow American Jack Sock. Johnson registered his first grass court ATP win at the 2014 Gerry Weber Open when he defeated Frenchman Albano Olivetti. Johnson's second round opponent withdrew giving Johnson a walkover to the quarterfinals where he lost to the number four seed Kei Nishikori. The following week, Johnson competed in the 2014 Topshelf Open and reached the second round before falling to the number seven seed Nicolas Mahut. Johnson then competed in the 2014 Wimbledon Championships. Unfortunately, Johnson fell in the first round in four sets to twenty-seventh seed Bautista Agut. Returning to the U.S., Johnson competed in the 2014 Hall of Fame Tennis Championships, where he lost in the quarterfinals to eventual champion Lleyton Hewitt. As the sixth seed in this tournament, this was Johnson's first ATP tournament where he was seeded. Johnson then kicked off his US Open Series in Atlanta, where he lost in the first round to his good friend and countryman Sam Querrey.


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Steve Johnson interviewed at the 2015 Hall of Fame Tennis Championships

2016: Olympic medal and first Masters 1000 quarterfinal

Johnson reached the third round of the 2016 Australian Open as the 31st seed but lost to David Ferrer in 3 sets. Johnson lost in the 1st round of the 2016 French Open as the 33rd seed. He won his first ATP Tour level title at the 2016 Aegon Open in Nottingham, UK, defeating Pablo Cuevas in the final. Johnson reached the fourth round of 2016 Wimbledon Championships being defeated by Roger Federer in straight sets. In the 2016 Western & Southern Open he defeated Federico Delbonis in the 1st round, in the 2nd round he beat Julien Benneteau and in the 3rd round he beat 7th seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga all this set up a tie with Grigor Dimitrov in the Quarter-final, which he lost in straight sets. Johnson defeated Evgeny Donskoy in the first round of the US Open after losing the first 2 sets. His run was ended in the second round by Juan Martín del Potro in straight sets, however. Johnson would lose in the first round of the 2016 China Open to Dimitrov and in the 2016 Shanghai Masters to Andy Murray. After two more consecutive losses, he would end his season with a second-round loss in the 2016 Paris Masters to Richard Gasquet.

2017: Second career title

Johnson began the 2017 season with a first-round loss to Dimitrov at the Brisbane International. He would dispatch John Isner to reach the semis of the Auckland Open, but lost to Jack Sock. He then lost to Stan Wawrinka in the Australian Open second round. After reaching three straight quarterfinals in his next three tournaments, Johnson lost to Roger Federer at Indian Wells and had a disappointing second-round loss at Miami to Nicolas Mahut. However, he would rebound by capturing his second career singles title (and first on clay) at the U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships in Houston, Texas, beating Sock in the semis and Thomaz Bellucci in a thrilling final, where Johnson overcame severe cramps and being down a break to win in a final-set tiebreak.

2018: Third and fourth titles

Johnson made the semifinals in Delray Beach, where he lost to young German Peter Gojowczyk.

In Miami, Johnson made it to the third round, where he was defeated by Spaniard Pablo Carreño Busta.

Johnson won his third title in Houston on clay courts after defeating five Americans: Ernesto Escobedo, Frances Tiafoe, John Isner, Taylor Fritz, and Tennys Sandgren.

In May, he reached the final in Geneva, only to fall to Hungarian Marton Fucsovics in three sets.

In July, Johnson won the grass-court Hall of Fame Championship in Newport, Rhode Island, defeating Indian Ramkumar Ramanathan over three sets in the final.

Johnson reached the final again in Winston-Salem in August, where he was defeated by young Russian Daniil Medvedev in straight sets.


Johnson reached the quarterfinals at Delray Beach in February, where he lost to Radu Albot.

In March, Johnson beat Taylor Fritz in the first round of Indian Wells, but fell to young Canadian Denis Shapovalov in the second.

At Wimbledon, Johnson beat Albert Ramos-Viñolas in the first round and young Aussie Alex de Minaur in the second, only to be defeated by Kei Nishikori in the third round in straight sets.

At the US Open, Johnson lost in the first round to Nick Kyrgios.


Johnson captured his seventh career Challenger title with a win over Stefano Travaglia at the 2020 Bendigo Challenger. After a first-round loss to Roger Federer in the first round of the 2020 Australian Open, he rebounded with his eighth Challenger title at the 2020 Oracle Challenger Series – Indian Wells. The season was then interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

When tennis returned in August, Johnson upset John Isner at the 2020 US Open before losing to Ricardas Berankis in the second round.

World Team Tennis

Steve Johnson was selected fifth overall in the Mylan World TeamTennis Roster Draft by the Orange County Breakers.[ when? ] Johnson was joined by his father, who was an assistant coach on the team. Despite ultimately placing third in the Western Conference, Johnson was the No. 2 men's singles player in the league, amassing a 62–47 record for the season. He was equally successful in men's doubles, pairing with doubles specialist Treat Huey to go 64–53. In the middle of the season, Johnson helped lead the Breakers to four consecutive victories. During the season, Johnson had victories over Andy Roddick in singles and doubles, as well as doubles victories over the Bryan Brothers, and tennis legend John McEnroe. On July 20, Johnson landed himself in the no. 4 spot on the top plays of SportsCenter that evening against Alex Bogomolov, Jr. of the Texas Wild with an amazing rally that ended with Johnson slipping and sliding for a volley winner. Steve made a successful debut with the Breakers in his first season, leading him to be named the Mylan WTT Male Rookie of the Year.

Performance timelines

(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.


Current through the 2021 French Open

Tournament 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 SRW–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open AAA 1R 1R 3R 3R 2R 1R 1R 1R A0 / 75–8
French Open AAA 1R 2R 3R 1R 3R 3R 1R 1R 3R 0 / 99–9
Wimbledon AAA 1R 1R 2R 4R 3R 1R 3R NH0 / 78–7
US Open Q1 1R 3R 1R 1R 1R 2R 2R 2R 1R 2R 0 / 106–10
Win–Loss0–00–12–10–41–45–46–46–43–42–41–32–10 / 3328–33
National representation
Summer Olympics Not HeldANot Held QF Not Held0 / 13–1
Davis Cup AAAAA PO A QF SF AA0 / 21–3
ATP World Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells Masters A Q1 A 1R 1R 3R 3R 3R 1R 2R NH0 / 75–7
Miami Open AAA Q2 1R 1R 3R 2R 3R 2R NH 1R 0 / 73–7
Monte-Carlo Masters AAAAA 1R AAAANHA0 / 10–1
Madrid Open AAAAA 2R 1R AA 1R NHA0 / 21–3
Italian Open AAAAA 1R 1R A 2R 1R AA0 / 31–4
Canadian Open AAAAA 1R 1R 1R 1R ANH0 / 40–4
Cincinnati Masters A Q2 A Q2 3R Q2 QF 1R 1R A Q1 0 / 45–4
Shanghai Masters AAAA 2R 2R 2R 3R 1R ANH0 / 55–5
Paris Masters AAAA Q1 A 2R 1R 1R AA0 / 31–3
Win–Loss0–00–00–00–13–44–77–83–63–61–20–00–10 / 3621–36
Career statistics
Tournaments1251020272924242184Career total: 175
Titles000000112000Career total: 4
Finals000001113000Career total: 6
Overall Win–Loss0–10–23–54–1019–2036–2830–2830–2227–2414–216–82–4171–173
Year-end ranking63637217515637323344338572


Tournament 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 SRW–L
Grand Slam tournaments
Australian Open AAAA 1R 2R A 2R 2R 3R A0 / 55–5
French Open AAA 1R 2R A 1R 3R 1R 1R 1R 0 / 73–7
Wimbledon AA 1R A 2R 1R AAANH0 / 31–3
US Open 1R 2R 1R 1R SF 1R 1R A 1R A0 / 75–8
Win–Loss0–11–10–20–26–41–30–23–21–32–20–10 / 2214–23
ATP World Tour Masters 1000
Indian Wells Masters AAAAA 1R 2R 1R 1R NH0 / 41–4
Miami Open AAAAA 1R 2R SF 1R NH 1R 0 / 54–5
Madrid Open AAAA 1R 1R AAANHA0 / 20–2
Italian Open AAAAA 2R A 2R AAA0 / 22–2
Cincinnati Masters QF A QF SF 2R 1R 1R 1R A SF 0 / 811–7
Shanghai Masters AAAAA 1R AAANH0 / 10–1
Win–Loss2–10–02–13–11–21–52–34–40–23–10–20 / 2318–22
National representation
Summer Olympics NHANot Held SF-B Not Held0 / 14–1
Davis Cup AAAA PO A QF SF AA0 / 24–0
Career statistics
Titles / Finals0 / 00 / 00 / 00 / 10 / 01 / 20 / 10 / 00 / 00 / 10 / 01 / 5
Year-end ranking191167121101528516789455137

Olympic medal matches

Doubles: 1 (1 Bronze)

Bronze 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics Hard Flag of the United States.svg Jack Sock Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Daniel Nestor
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Vasek Pospisil
6–2, 6–4

ATP career finals

Singles: 6 (4 titles, 2 runner-up)

Grand Slam tournaments (0–0)
ATP World Tour Finals (0–0)
ATP World Tour Masters 1000 (0–0)
ATP World Tour 500 Series (0–1)
ATP World Tour 250 Series (4–1)
Titles by surface
Hard (0–2)
Clay (2–0)
Grass (2–0)
Titles by setting
Outdoor (4–1)
Indoor (0–1)
ResultW–L   Date   TournamentTierSurfaceOpponentScore
Loss0–1 Oct 2015 Vienna Open, Austria500 SeriesHard (i) Flag of Spain.svg David Ferrer 6–4, 4–6, 5–7
Win1–1 Jun 2016 Nottingham Open, U.K.250 SeriesGrass Flag of Uruguay.svg Pablo Cuevas 7–6(7–5), 7–5
Win2–1 Apr 2017 U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships, U.S.250 SeriesClay Flag of Brazil.svg Thomaz Bellucci 6–4, 4–6, 7–6(7–5)
Win3–1 Apr 2018 U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships, U.S. (2)250 SeriesClay Flag of the United States.svg Tennys Sandgren 7–6(7–2), 2–6, 6–4
Win4–1 Jul 2018 Hall of Fame Tennis Championships, U.S.250 SeriesGrass Flag of India.svg Ramkumar Ramanathan 7–5, 3–6, 6–2
Loss4–2 Aug 2018 Winston-Salem Open, Winston-Salem, U.S.250 SeriesHard Flag of Russia.svg Daniil Medvedev 4–6, 4–6

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

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 (1–4)
Titles by surface
Hard (0–4)
Clay (1–0)
Grass (0–0)
Titles by setting
Outdoor (1–1)
Indoor (0–3)
ResultW–L   Date   TournamentTierSurfacePartnerOpponentsScore
Loss0–1 Jul 2014 Atlanta Open, U.S.250 SeriesHard Flag of the United States.svg Sam Querrey Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Vasek Pospisil
Flag of the United States.svg Jack Sock
3–6, 7–5, [5–10]
Loss0–2 Feb 2016 Memphis Open, U.S.250 SeriesHard (i) Flag of the United States.svg Sam Querrey Flag of Poland.svg Mariusz Fyrstenberg
Flag of Mexico.svg Santiago González
4–6, 4–6
Win1–2 May 2016 Geneva Open, Switzerland250 SeriesClay Flag of the United States.svg Sam Querrey Flag of South Africa.svg Raven Klaasen
Flag of the United States.svg Rajeev Ram
6–4, 6–1
Loss1–3 Feb 2017 Memphis Open, U.S.250 SeriesHard (i) Flag of the United States.svg Ryan Harrison Flag of the United States.svg Brian Baker
Flag of Croatia.svg Nikola Mektić
3–6, 4–6
Loss1–4 Feb 2020 New York Open, U.S.250 SeriesHard (i) Flag of the United States.svg Reilly Opelka Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Dominic Inglot
Flag of Pakistan.svg Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi
6–7(5–7), 6–7(6–8)

Challenger and ITF finals

Singles 13 (9–4)

Legend (Singles)
ATP Challenger Tour (7–3)
ITF Futures Tour (2–1)
Titles by Surface
Hard (8–4)
Clay (0–1)
Grass (1–0)
Carpet (0–0)
ResultW–L   Date   TournamentTierSurfaceOpponentScore
Loss0–1Jun 2011USA F13, Sacramento FuturesHard Flag of the United States.svg Daniel Kosakowski4-6, 6-2, 3-6
Win1–1Sep 2011USA F23, Claremont FuturesHard Flag of Barbados.svg Darian King 6-2, 6-3
Win2–1Sep 2011USA F24, Costa Mesa FuturesHard Flag of New Zealand.svg Artem Sitak 6-3, 6-3
Win3–1 Aug 2012 Aptos, USAChallengerHard Flag of Colombia.svg Robert Farah 6–3, 6–3
Win4–1 Jun 2013 Nottingham, UKChallengerGrass Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Ruben Bemelmans 7–5, 7–5
Win5–1 Feb 2014 Dallas, USAChallengerHard(i) Flag of Tunisia.svg Malek Jaziri 6–4, 6–4
Loss5–2 Mar 2014 Irving, USAChallengerHard Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Lukáš Rosol 0–6, 3–6
Win6–2 Apr 2014 Le Gosier, GuadeloupeChallengerHard Flag of France.svg Kenny de Schepper 6–1, 6–7(5–7), 7–6(7–2)
Loss6–3 May 2014 Bordeaux, FranceChallengerClay Flag of France.svg Julien Benneteau 3–6, 2–6
Win7–3 Aug 2019 Aptos, USAChallengerHard Flag of Germany.svg Dominik Köpfer 6–4, 7–6(7–4)
Loss7–4 Oct 2019 Fairfield, USAChallengerHard Flag of Australia (converted).svg Christopher O'Connell 4–6, 4–6
Win8–4 Jan 2020 Bendigo, AustraliaChallengerHard Flag of Italy.svg Stefano Travaglia 7–6(7–2), 7–6(7–3)
Win9–4 Mar 2020 Indian Wells, USAChallengerHard Flag of the United States.svg Jack Sock 6–4, 6–4

Doubles: 5 (2–3)

Runner-up1.October 16, 2011 Flag of the United States.svg Tiburon, USAHard Flag of the United States.svg Sam Querrey Flag of Australia (converted).svg Carsten Ball
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Chris Guccione
1–6, 7–5, [6–10]
Winner2.November 13, 2011 Flag of the United States.svg Knoxville, USAHard(i) Flag of the United States.svg Austin Krajicek Flag of Australia (converted).svg Adam Hubble
Flag of Denmark.svg Frederik Nielsen
3–6, 6–4, [13–11]
Runner-up3.April 21, 2013 Flag of the United States.svg Sarasota, USAClay Flag of the United States.svg Bradley Klahn Flag of Serbia.svg Ilija Bozoljac
Flag of India.svg Somdev Devvarman
7–6(7–5), 6–7(3–7), [9–11]
Runner-up4.September 29, 2013 Flag of the United States.svg Napa, USAHard Flag of the United States.svg Tim Smyczek Flag of the United States.svg Bobby Reynolds
Flag of Australia (converted).svg John-Patrick Smith
4–6, 6–7(2–7)
Winner5.November 3, 2013 Flag of the United States.svg Charlottesville, USAHard(i) Flag of the United States.svg Tim Smyczek Flag of the United States.svg Jarmere Jenkins
Flag of the United States.svg Donald Young
6–4, 6–3

Wins over top-10 players

1. Flag of France.svg Richard Gasquet 10 Queen's Club, London, United KingdomGrass1R7–6(7–2), 6–2
2. Flag of France.svg Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 10 Cincinnati Masters, Cincinnati, United StatesHard3R6–3, 7–6(8–6)
3. Flag of Austria.svg Dominic Thiem 7 Japan Open, Tokyo, JapanHard1R4–6, 7–6(7–5), 6–4
4. Flag of the United States.svg John Isner 9 U.S. Men's Clay Court Championships, Houston, United StatesClayQF7–6(7–4), 4–6, 7–6(7–5)

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