Ricky Brown (tennis)

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Ricky Brown
Country (sports)United States United States
ResidenceLargo, Florida
Born (1967-04-01) April 1, 1967 (age 53)
Hialeah, Florida
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Turned pro1985
Prize money$35,729
Career record4–17
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 215 (November 10, 1986)
Grand Slam Singles results
US Open2R (1984)
Career record7–11
Career titles0
Highest rankingNo. 174 (August 10, 1987)

Ricky Brown (born April 1, 1967) is a former professional tennis player from the United States.[1] He is the younger brother of another professional player Jimmy Brown.


Brown was the top ranked American junior for the 16s age division in 1983 and the following year won an Orange Bowl title (18 and under).[2][3] He and partner Robbie Weiss were boys' doubles champions at the 1984 Wimbledon Championships. They defeated Mark Kratzmann and Jonas Svensson in the final.[4] Brown made his only Grand Slam appearance at the 1984 US Open, where he defeated former Australian Open winner Mark Edmondson in the opening round, before being eliminated in the second round by Henrik Sundström.[2] He won a Challenger doubles title at Winnetka in 1985.[2]

Challenger titles[edit]

Doubles: (1)[edit]

No. Year Tournament Surface Partner Opponents Score
1. 1985 United States Winnetka, United States Hard United States Luke Jensen New Zealand Kelly Evernden
South Africa Brian Levine
6–4, 6–7, 6–4