Whitney Osuigwe is a female American professional tennis player born on April 17, 2002 in Bradenton, Florida. She is of Nigerian-descent and is coached by Roger Anderson and her father, Desmond Osuigwe. Osuigwe is a former junior world number 1 and is the reigning ITF Junior World Champion.
She started playing at the IMG Academy when she was six years old. Her junior years were exceptionally successful. Aside from her top ranking, she also became the first American to win the girl’s singles event in 28 years at the2017 French Open.
She started playing professionally in 2018 and had her WTA main-draw debut at the Miami Open. At the 2019 Hopman Cup, she replaced Garbine Muguruza for the mixed-doubles match. She also entered the Miami Open but fell to Mari Osaka.
Since turning pro, Whitney Osuigwe has a career record of 73 victories and 38 losses. She also won 2 ITF career titles in singles. In doubles, she has a career record of 20 victories and 14 losses. The highest rank she achieved was at No. 105 in August 12, 2019, which is still her current ranking. Osuigwe still has to win a Grand Slam tournament but has already made appearances at three Grand Slam events.
Player Statistics:• 73-38 (65.8%) career record – singles• 2 International Tennis Federation career titles – singles• 20–14 (58.8%) career record - doubles• 2 International Tennis Federation career titles – doubles