Tennis Rising Star: Dustin Brown

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Jamaican-German Dustin Brown, currently ranked No. 102 easily defeated No. 10 seed Rafael Nadal, sending the two-time champion home early from Wimbledon.

Tennis Rising Star_dustin brownWho is Dustin Brown?

Born: December 8, 1984

Occupation: Professional Tennis Player (singles and doubles)

ATP Ranking: 102

 

He lived in Germany from 1984 to 1996, with Leroy, his Jamaican father, and Inge, his German mother. After that, his family moved to Montego Bay in 1996 to set up a tourism business. However, he struggled to practice and maintain his skills in Jamaica so he moved back to Europe. His mother bought him a Volkswagen camper van with with a kitchen, a bathroom and three beds which he used to tour Europe and play in various tennis championships. His highest ever ranking was No. 78 in the world. However, after his victory over Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon, he ranking will definitely improve.

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