Famous Tennis Player Steve Denton

Steve Denton

American Tennis player Steve Denton was born on September 5 1956 in Kingsville Texas. He is a former trainee and a professional player of tennis for the ATP tour.  He played as a representative of United States. He turned professional in 1978. He retired from ATP tour in 1987. However, at present, he is a headmen’s tennis coach at Texas A&M University. He played as a right-handed tennis player throughout his sports life. He earned career prize money of $1,084,664.

Denton went to the Bishop high school. He also won four successive UIL state singles titles. Later he sought admission in the University of Texas in Austin. In the University, he played the game for about 3 years and received all-American honors for his game in the year 1978. His college career was completed with a record of 85-22 singles. He gathered many other records and was therefore in 2006 he was introduced to the longhorn hall of honor. Denton recorded a remarkable service in 1984 that stood for 13 years until it was broken. Steve Denton had the twelfth highest ATP world ranking in the singles and fifth highest ATP world ranking in the doubles.

He also made it to the six single finals and won eighteen doubles held in various countries throughout the world. This includes all the places like Hong Kong, USA, Spain, Switzerland, Italy, Mexico, Austria, Sweden, London, Germany, Canada, Australia, England and Japan. In his coaching career, Denton led the islanders at Texas A&M- corpus chichi to win several championships and he was named the southland conference coach of the year twice in 2004 and 2005.

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