Who is Jenson Brooksby?
Jenson Tyler ”J. T.” Brooksby is a recognized American professional tennis player. Brooksby attained a career-high single ranking of world No. 33 on June 13, 2022.
How old is Jenson Brooksby?
Jenson Tyler Brooksby is aged 22 years as of 2022, born on October 26, 2000, in Sacramento, California, United States. He shares his birthday with famous people including Hillary Clinton, Seth MacFarlane, Drew Gooden, Keith Urban, CM Punk, Dylan McDermott, Amala Paul, Rita Wilson, Toya Johnson, Tom Cavanagh, and many others.
Jenson Brooksby Family
Who are Jenson Brooksby’s parents?
Jenson Tyler Brooksby was born in Sacramento, California to Tania Brooksby and Glen Brooksby, an anesthesiologist.
Does Jenson Brooksby have siblings?
Brooksby is the only child born to his parents and does not have any siblings.
Jenson Brooksby Education
Brooksby attended Baylor University, where he played college tennis. He had previously graduated from Laurel Springs School.
Jenson Brooksby Partner
Brooksby has kept his dating life very private and has not been linked to any relationships. He currently resides in Carmichael, California.
Jenson Brooksby Kids
He does not have any children of his own to date as he is still single and not married.
Jenson Brooksby Height
Brooksby has an athletic, energetic and muscular body with a height of 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) and a weight of 83 kg (183 lbs).
Jenson Brooksby Career
He joined Baylor University to play college tennis but turned professional after he redshirted his freshman season because of an injury.
2018: Grand Slam debut
Jenson beat Brandon Nakashima to earn the USTA Boys’ under-18 national championship on August 12, 2018. This win granted him a wild card into the main draw of the US Open. Brooksby lost in the first round to final quarterfinalist John Millman.
2019: US Open second round
He qualified for the main draw of the US Open on August 23, 2019, where he beat Tomas Berdych in 4 sets in the first round. In the second round, he was defeated in a four-set game by 17th seed Nikoloz Basilashvili of Georgia.
2021: First ATP final, US Open fourth round, Top 60 debut
Jenson won 3 Challenger trophies at Potchefstroom-2, Orlando-1, and Tallahassee in 2021. On June 14, 2021, he then made his debut in the top 150 by reaching a then career-high of world No. 149. Brooksby also attained his first ATP tour final at the 2021 Hall of Fame Open in Newport. He defeated Evgeny Donskoy, Peter Gojowczyk, Denis Kudla, and 7th seed Jordan Thompson. He then became the second-youngest player to reach the final in the 45-year tournament history on New port’s grass courts.
However, he lost to 8th seed Kevin Anderson in the final. The results brought him up to a new career high of No. 126 on July 19, 2021. At the 2021 Citi Open, he beat 2nd seed and 15th ranked Felix Auger-Aliassime to gain his first top 50 (and top 20) victory and make it to his first ATP 500 level quarterfinal. Brooksby defeated John Millman to advance to his first ATP 500 semifinal, where he was defeated by 5th seed and final champion Jannik Sinner. As a result of this run, on August 9, 2021, he joined the top 100 for the first time, becoming world No. 99.
The next week, he made his debut at ATP 1000 level but lost in the first round to Nikoloz Basilashvili at the 2021 National Bank Open. He then earned a singles wildcard into the US Open. He made it to the fourth round of a Major for the first time, beating Mikael Ymer, compatriot Taylor Fritz, and 21sr seed Aslan Karatsev. At the age of 20, Brooksby became the youngest American to reach the US Open 4th round since a then 20-year-old Andy Roddick in 2002. Jenson beat Karatsev in the 31st five-setter of the tournament-tied with 2015 Wimbledon for most at a Grand Slam event, since 34 at the 2004 US Open. Brooksby later lost to world No. 1 Novak Djokovic in 4 sets.
At the 2021 European Open, he made it to the semifinals where he lost to Diego Schwartzman as a qualifier. Due to this, he attained a new career-high ranking of No. 59 on October 25, 2021. He qualified for the 2021 Next Generation ATP Finals but did not play because of an injury.
2022: Two finals, Major third round, Two Masters fourth rounds, top-5 win, Top 35
At the 2022 Dallas Open, he made his second ATP final losing to Reilly Opelka. Due to this, he moved into the top 50 for the first time at world No. 45 on February 14, 2022. He then reached the 4th round of a Masters 1000 for the first time in his career at the 2022 BNP Paribas Open. Brooksby defeated World No. 5 Stefanos Tsitsipas for his first top-10 victory. He then repeated the feat at the 2022 Miami Open reaching the 4th round in his consecutive Masters 1000 where he lost to the top seed and World No. 2 Daniil Medvedev.
Brooksby attained a career-high of No. 34 after a third-round showing at the Masters 1000 in Rome on May 16, 2022. Oh his debut, Jenson reached the 3rd round of the 2022 Wimbledon Championships for the first time at this Major losing to Christian Garin. Seeded 6th at the 2022 Atlanta Open, he reached the 2nd round following beating Benoit Paire in straight sets. He then beat Mackenzie McDonald in straight sets to reach the quarterfinals. Brooksby reached the semifinals following beating 6-time champion and No. 2 seed John Isner, who saved four match points in the third set. He later made it to the finals following beating Frances Tiafoe. However, he then lost to 2019 champion Alex de Minaur in straight sets.
2023: Australian Open debut and third round, first top-3 win
Brooksby reached the third round beating second seed and world No. 3 Casper Ruud for his first top-3 victory on his debut at the 2023 Australian Open.
Jenson Brooksby Net Worth
American professional tennis player Brooksby is coached by Joseph Gilbert and turned pro in 2021. He has earned prize money of US$1,473,313 and has a net worth of approximately $1.5 million as of 2023.