Taylor Dent
Taylor Dent
Taylor Dent
Taylor Dent
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  • Full name is Taylor Phillip Dent...Began playing tennis at age 10...Son of former Aussie great Phil Dent, a former Top 20 player who reached Australian Open final in 1974 (l. to Connors)...Also a SF at Roland Garros and QF at Wimbledon...Mother, Betty Ann (Grubb) Stuart, who has remarried, reached US Open doubles final in 1977 (w/Renee Richards) and was a former Top 10 player in U.S. ...Step-brother, Brett Hansen-Dent, played on ATP circuit briefly after reaching NCAA singles final while playing at Univ. of Southern California...His godfather is former Aussie player John Alexander...Cousin Misty May is one of top pro volleyball players in world and won gold medals at Athens and Beijing Olympics.

    Attended Monte Vista High School in California...Ranked as No. 7 junior in U.S. 18s in 1997, reaching SF at U.S. Boys� 18s in Kalamazoo...Reached QF at Roland Garros juniors (d. Coria) and Australian Open juniors in 1998...Coached by his father Phil throughout his early career and end of 2003 season...In early 2005, completed two-year project of building a Ford Cobra kit car with friend Cameron Ball (son of former Aussie pro Syd Ball)...Has a tattoo of American and Aussie flags on his right shoulder...Wife, Jennifer Hopkins (married 2006) is a former WTA Tour pro...Son, Declan.

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    (Jan 2010)


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