WITHER HILLS WEST END CUP PLAYERS

TOP SEED PLAYER BIO'S FOR 2016

Matt Barton

Nationality: Australia

Age: 24

Current Ranking: 197 (Singles)

Career High Ranking: 183 (Singles)

Plays: Right Handed


Career Highlights:

2103 - Played the Australian Open Wildcard Playoff defeating Thanasi Kokkinakis and Nick Kyrgios

2016 - Defeated Steve Johnson in 1st round of ASB Classic in Auckland

2016 - Made second round of Wimbledon

Finn Tearney

Nationality: New Zealand

Age: 26

Current Ranking: 486 (Singles)

Career High Ranking: 356 (Singles)

Current NZ No.1

Plays: Right Handed

John-Patrick Smith

Nationality: Australia

Age: 27

Current Ranking: 232 (Singles)

Career High Ranking: 108 (Singles)

Plays: Left Handed

 

Career Highlights:

Attended University of Tennessee and was ranked no.1 in singles and doubles during his College career

2015 - Defeated world no.21 Alexander Zverev in Qualifying at US Open

2015 - Made semi Finals ATP event in Newport, USA defeating world no.17 Bernard Tomic in the first round

2015 - Qualified for US Open

2016 - Beat world no.20 Ivo Karlovic in Feb at ATP event in Delray Beach Open, USA

Julia Glushko

Nationality: Israel

Age: 26

Current Ranking: 197 (Singles)

Career High Ranking: 79 (Singles)

Plays: Right Handed

Tammi Patterson

Nationality: Australia

Age: 26

Current Ranking: 364 (Singles)

Career High Ranking: 289 (Singles)

Plays: Right Handed

Masa Jovanovic

Nationality: Australia

Age: 22

Current Ranking: 869 (Singles)

Career High Ranking: 805 (Singles)

Plays: Right Handed

Alexandra Walters

Nationality: Australia

Age: 24

Current Ranking: 895 (Singles)

Career High Ranking: 860 (Singles)

Plays: Right Handed

Oliver Statham

Nationality: New Zealander

Age: 29

Current Ranking: 11 NZ (Singles)

Career High Ranking: 711 ATP (Singles)

Plays: Right Handed

 

Oliver is Ranked Number 11 in the country and has just returned to playing professionally over the past few months. He has been as high as 380 in doubles and 711 in singles in the world ATP rankings. Oliver comes to the Westend Cup in fine form after winning the Auckland Championships last week. A dark horse to watch in this field.