David Wheaton

Tennis Player
Born Jun 2, 1969

David Wheaton is a former professional tennis player from the United States.

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1969 Birth Born on June 2, 1969.


1984 15 Years Old Wheaton started tennis at age four, played in his first tournament at eight, won the Minnesota State High School tennis title in 1984 as a freshman, trained at the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy for his last two-and-a-half years of high school, played one year at Stanford, and then competed for 13 years on the professional tour.
1987 18 Years Old In 1987, Wheaton won the US Open junior title and was the No. 1 ranked junior player in the US.
1988 19 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1988, he helped Stanford University's tennis team win the NCAA team title and received the Block S Award as the most outstanding freshman athlete at Stanford.


1990 21 Years Old He was also runner-up in the 1990 US Open men's doubles (with Paul Annacone).
1991 22 Years Old 1 More Event
The most significant highlights of his career came in 1991. … Read More


2001 32 Years Old He retired from the professional tour in 2001, following a series of injuries.
2002 33 Years Old In 2002, Wheaton embarked a new career in radio, writing, and speaking. … Read More
2003 34 Years Old Wheaton serves on the board of The Overcomer Foundation, a non-profit organization that directs his radio ministry. He also served on the board of directors of the United States Tennis Association (USTA) from 2003-2006. … Read More
2004 35 Years Old Since then he has played in some senior tour events, winning the Wimbledon Over 35 Doubles championship in 2004 (with TJ Middleton).


2009 40 Years Old Born in Minneapolis as the youngest of four children, Wheaton married in 2009 and has one son.
2011 42 Years Old Wheaton received the Eugene L. Scott Renaissance Award in 2011—an award presented to a national/international tennis champion who demonstrates excellence in promoting and developing the sport of tennis in public parks.
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