Denis Kudla is a Ukraine-born American tennis player with a career-high singles ranking of World No.53, which he achieved in May 2016. His best Grand Slam finish was in the quarterfinals of the men’s doubles event at Wimbledon in 2022.

Player Profile

Denis Kudla was born on August 17, 1992, in Kyiv, Ukraine. When he turned one, his family moved from Ukraine to Virginia in the United States.

Height / weight 1.8 m / 79 kg
Born 17 Aug 1992
Nationality United States United States
Playing Style Right Handed

He currently resides in Arlington, Virginia, and Tampa, Florida. Kudla stands 180 cm tall and his weight was last listed by the ATP at 79 kg. He is a right-handed player who uses a two-handed backhand.

Coached by Robert Lindstedtm, Kudla turned pro in 2010 and has since then earned US$4.3 Million in prize money.


Kudla made his debut in the Grand Slam and the ATP Masters 1000 main draws in the same year, 2012.

He was in the first round of both the Australian Open and the US Open. He was in the qualifiers for the other Grand Slams that year as well. It was also in 2012 that he made it through his first second round of the Indian Wells Masters. He was also in the first round of the Miami Open.

One of his best major finishes as a singles player in a Grand Slam was his fourth-round run at 2015 Wimbledon. In 2016, he represented the United States in the 2016 Rio Olympics but he did not make it past the first round. 2017 didn’t seem him make it past the qualifiers of grand slam events.

His latest notable finish came in 2022 at Wimbledon where he finished in the quarter-finals. He was paired with fellow American Jack Sock. He and Sock lost to Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah.

In 2023, he made it through to the second round of the Aussie Open after beating Roman Safiullin in the opener.

Career Record


  • Highest Singles Ranking: 53 (May 23,2016)
  • Current Singles Ranking: 179 (July1, 2023)

Best Grand Slam Singles Results

  • Australian Open - 2R (2016, 2018,2019, 2023)
  • French Open - 1R (2013, 2016, 2018,2019, 2022)
  • Wimbledon - 4R (2015)
  • US Open - 3R (2019)

Other Tournaments

  • Olympic Games - 1R (2016)


Highest Doubles Ranking: 133 (August 27, 2018)

Best Grand Slam Doubles Results

  • Australian Open - 2R (2019)
  • French Open - 2R (2016)
  • Wimbledon - QF (2022)
  • US Open - 2R (2013)

Best Grand Slam Mixed Doubles Results

  • Wimbledon - 1R (2019)
  • US Open - 2R (2019)

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