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- What does Brooksby do for a living?
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- How tall is Brooksby?
- How much money does Brooksby earn?
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Who is Jenson Brooksby?
Jenson Tyler “J. T.” Brooksby is well-known as an American professional tennis player. He reached a career-high singles ranking of world No. 33 on 13 June 2022.
Brooksby joined Baylor University to play college tennis but backed pro following he redshirted his freshman season due to injury.
2018: Grand Slam debut
Brooksby defeated Brandon Nakashima to win the USTA Boys’ under-18 national championship on August 12, 2018. This win received him a wild card into the main draw of the US Open. He lost in the 1st round to eventual quarterfinalist John Millman.
2019: US Open second round
Brooksby qualified for the main draw of the US Open, where he defeated Tomáš Berdych in four sets in the 1st round on August 23, 2019. However, in the 2nd round, Brooksby went down in a 4-set match to 17th seed Nikoloz Basilashvili of Georgia.
2021: First ATP final, US Open fourth round, Top 60 debut
Brooksby victory 3 Challenger trophies, at Potchefstroom-2, Orlando-1, and Tallahassee in 2021. Jenson made his debut in the top 150 by reaching a then-career-high of world No. 149 on June 14, 2021.
He also reached his 1st ATP tour final at the 2021 Hall of Fame Open in Newport, defeating Evgeny Donskoy, Denis Kudla, Peter Gojowczyk, and 7th seed Jordan Thompson. Jenson became the 1st-youngest player to reach the final in the 45-year tournament history on Newport’s grass courts. He lost to 8th seed Kevin Anderson in the final. This result brought Brooksby up to a new career high of No. 126 on July 19, 2021.
How old is Jenson Brooksby?
Brooksby is currently aged 22 years old as of 2023, having been born on October 26, 2000, in Sacramento, California, United States. He shared his birthdate with famous people such as Bootsy Collins, Dylan McDermott, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Keith Urban, and many more.
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Who are Jenson Brooksby’s Parents?
Brooksby was born and raised in Sacramento, California, United States to his parents Glen Brooksby and Tania Brooksby. His father is an anesthesiologist by profession while his mother is a housewife.
Does Jenson Brooksby have Siblings?
Brooksby does not have any siblings and is the only child in his family.
Jenson Brooksby Education
Brooksby has not shared much about his early schooling, although he was playing tennis from a very young age.
Jenson Brooksby Wife
He is unmarried and not much information is found anything about her love life.
Jenson Brooksby Children
He is not married yet, he does not have any children of his own date.
Jenson Brooksby Height
Adding up to his well-built body, he stands at a height of 6ft 4 in (1.93 m) and a weight of 183 lbs (83 kg).
Brooksby upset 2nd seed and 15th ranked Félix Auger-Aliassime to receive his 1st top 50 (and top 20) win and advance into his 1st ATP 500 level quarterfinal at the 2021 Citi Open. He beat to advance to his 1st ATP 500 semifinal, where he lost to 5th seed (and eventual champion) Jannik Sinner. As a result of this run, Brooksby entered the top 100 for the 1st time, becoming world No. 99 on August 9, 2021. The after a week at the 2021 National Bank Open, Brooksby made his debut at ATP 1000 level but lost in the 1st round to Nikoloz Basilashvili.
Brooksby then earns a singles wildcard into the US Open. He reached the 4th round of a Major for the 1st time, defeating Mikael Ymer, compatriot Taylor Fritz, and 21st seed Aslan Karatsev. Brooksby, aged 20, became the youngest American to reach the US Open 1st round since a then 20-year-old Andy Roddick did so in 2002. Brooksby defeated Karatsev in the 31st 5-setter of the tournament – tied with 2015 Wimbledon for most at a Grand Slam event since 34 at the 2004 US Open. He then lost to world No. 1 Novak Djokovic in 4 sets.
Brooksby reached the semifinals where he lost to Diego Schwartzman as a qualifier at the 2021 European Open. As a result, he reached a new career-high ranking of No. 59 on October 25, 2021. Brooksby qualified for the 2021 Next Generation ATP Finals but did not play due to injury.
2022: Two finals, Major third round, Two Masters fourth rounds op-5 win, Top 35
Brooksby made his second ATP final where he lost to Reilly Opelka at the 2022 Dallas Open. He moved into the top 50 for the 1st time at world No. 45 on 14 February 2022 as a result. Brooksby reached the 4th round of a Masters 1000 for the 1st time in his career, defeating World No. 5 Stefanos Tsitsipas for his 1st top 10 victory at the 2022 BNP Paribas Open. He repeated the feat at the 2022 Miami Open reaching the fourth round in his consecutive Masters 1000 where Jenson lost to the top seed and World No. 2 Daniil Medvedev.
Jenson reached a career-high of No. 34 on 16 May 2022 after a 3rd round showing at the Masters 1000 in Rome. Brooksby reached the 3rd round of the 2022 Wimbledon Championships for the 1st time at this Major where he lost to Christian Garin on his debut.
Jenson reached the 2nd round after defeating Benoît Paire in straight sets seeded 6th at the 2022 Atlanta Open. Next, he defeated Mackenzie McDonald in straight sets to reach the quarterfinals. Brooksby then reached the semifinals after defeating 6-time champion and No. 2 seed John Isner, who saved 4 match points in the 3rd set. Jenson then advanced to the finals after defeating Frances Tiafoe. He lost to 2019 champion Alex de Minaur in straight sets.
2023: Australian Open debut and third round, first top-3 win
He reached the 3rd round defeating 2nd seed and world No. 3 Casper Ruud for his 1st top-3 victory on his debut at the 2023 Australian Open.
Brooksby is a defensive baseliner, who specializes in winning baseline rallies and employs a counterpunching style of play frequently. His unique playing style and shot mechanics have been named “unorthodox” by his peers. His game is built on his movement and redirection of the ball. He has short take returns on his groundstrokes so he can disguise his shots on both sides. His serve is widely considered to be his greatest weakness, despite his height. He also has a high rally tolerance, able to outlast and grind down his opponents in long rallies.
Jenson Brooksby Net Worth
Brooksby is an American professional tennis player who has an estimated net worth of $5 million as of 2023.