Brandon Nakashima

Height / weight 1.88 m / 84 kg
Born Aug 3, 2001
Nationality United States United States

Brandon Nakashima is an American tennis player from San Diego. He achieved a career-high ATP ranking of 62 in November 2021. When he was a junior, he was ranked No.3 in the World and he won two titles in the ITF junior circuit. He also made it to the quarter-final of the 2018 Wimbledon boy’s doubles event.

Player Profile

Nakashima was born on August 3, 2001, in San Diego in the United States. He stands 188 cm and his last listed weight is 84 kg. He plays right-handed and he has a two-handed backhand. Coached by Dusan Vemic, he has won nearly US$1 million since he turned pro in 2019.

He played college tennis for the University of Virginia.

Career

As a junior tennis player, he was ranked No.3 in the world. He played doubles and made it to the first round of the French Open boy’s doubles and the quarter-final of the boy’s doubles in Wimbledon in 2018.

He turned professional in 2019. And in February 2020, he was a wildcard at the Delray Beach Open. He made it to the quarter-finals before eventually losing to Yashihito Nishioka. Later that year, he made it to the main draw of the US Open. He bested Paolo Lorenzi before being defeated by Alexander Zverev who went on to be the runner-up of the tournament.

In 2021, he qualified for Wimbledon where he lost in the first round. Later, he made it to the final of the Los Cabos Open. One week later, he was again in the final of the Atlanta Open. He lost to John Isner in Atlanta.

At the 2021 European Open, he made it to the quarterfinals. He later qualified to play in the 2021 Next Generation ATP Finals. He finished the year ranked No.62 in the world. He was also nominated for the ATP Newcomer of the Year Award.

Career Statistics:

Singles

Highest Ranking: No. 62 (November 15, 2021)Current Ranking: No. 73 (February 28, 2022)

Grand Slam Singles Performances

Australian Open - 1R (2022)French Open - Q1 (2020, 2021)Wimbledon - 1R (2021)US Open - 2R (2020, 2021)

Doubles

Highest Ranking: No. 396 (November 1, 2021)Current Ranking: No. 492 (February 21, 2022)

Grand Slam Doubles Performances

US Open - 1R (2021)French Open Junior - 1R (2018)Wimbledon Junior - QF (2018)

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