Tommy Paul is a tennis player. As of the end of February, he has a singles ranking of No.29. He also has a doubles ranking high of 150, he reached this in May 2021.
Player Profile and Playing Style
Paul was born Thomas Paul on May 17, 1997, in Voorhees Township, New Jersey in the United States of America. He stands 185 cm tall and his weight was last listed at 82 kg. A right-handed tennis player, Paul has a two-handed backhand.
He turned pro in 2015 and is coached by Brad Stine. Since turning pro, he has earned a little over US$2 million.
He is known for his solid footwork and speed. His strong attacking style is also a signature.
Tommy Paul has always been ranked highly as a juniors player. In December 2015, he was ranked No.3 in the world for juniors. He also won the 2015 French Open boy’s event. He also reached the doubles final that year alongside William Blumberg.
He debuted as a professional tennis player in 2015. He qualified for the main draw at that year’s US Open. He made it to the first round before losing to Andreas Seppi.
He broke into the Top 200 in March 2016. Through 2017, he kept competing in ATP Challenger events. In 2019, he broke into the Top 100 after he won the Oracle Challenger Series – New Haven title.
In 2020, he made it to his first Grand Slam 3rd round. This was at the Australian Open. In the same year, he made it to the quarter-finals of the doubles event of the French Open while paired with Nicholas Monroe.
2021 was a great year for Paul. He entered the Top 50 of the world rankings in June. He also played for the United States at the 2020 Summer Olympics. At the BNP Paribas Open, Paul had the biggest win of his career when he defeated Andrey Rublev.
His first ATP final came in 2021 at the Stockholm Open when he beat Andy Murray in the quarter-finals before eventually losing to Denis Shapovalov in the finals.
Highest Ranking: No. 29 (February 28, 2022)Current Ranking: No. 29 (March 2, 2022)
Grand Slam Singles Performances
Australian Open - 3R (2020)French Open - 2R (2020, 2021)Wimbledon - Q3 (2019)US Open - 1R (2015, 2017, 2020, 2021)
Olympic Games - 1R (2021)
Highest Ranking: No. 150 (May 24, 2021)Current Ranking: No. 168 (January 10, 2022)
Grand Slam Doubles Performances
Australian Open - 2R (2021)French Open - QF (2020)US Open - 2R (2016)
Davis Cup RR (2021)