Denis Kudla

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

Denis Kudla is a Ukraine-born American tennis player with a career-high singles ranking of No.53, which he achieved in May 2016. His best Grand Slam finish was 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. 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 $3,999,705 in prize money.

Career

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 the first second round of the Indian Wells Masters. He was also in the first round of the Miami Open.

One of his best finishes as a singles player in a Grand Slam was his fourth-round run at the 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.

Career Record

Singles

  • Highest Singles Ranking: 53 (May 23,2016)
  • Current Singles Ranking: 83 (July11, 2022)

Best Grand Slam Singles Performances

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

Other Singles Tournaments

  • Olympic Games - 1R (2016)

Doubles

  • Highest Doubles Ranking: 133 (August27, 2018)
  • Current Doubles Ranking: 248 (July11, 2022)

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 Performances

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

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