David Wheaton
Tennis player
David Wheaton
David Wheaton is a former professional tennis player from the United States.
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Inside the Open - Williams, Young, and Schedule for Tuesday - 10sBalls
Google News - over 5 years
The others: Jimmy Connors in 1991, David Wheaton in 1996, James Blake in 2005 and Young this year. TWO WOMEN'S QUARTERFINALS ON TAP TUESDAY: Louis Armstrong is the site of two quarterfinal women's clashes on Tuesday as unseeded Germany's Angelique
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Richard Deitsch: Former prodigy Young grows into leading role, finally, at ... - SI.com
Google News - over 5 years
Since 1990 only four wild cards on the men's side have reached the fourth round of the Open -- Jimmy Connors in 1991, David Wheaton in 1996, James Blake in 2005 and Young this year. "It's a huge moment and I think he's ready for it," Illona said
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US game needs major change - Minneapolis Star Tribune
Google News - over 5 years
After winning the US Open junior title in 1987, Minnesotan David Wheaton went on to reach the quarterfinals of singles and finals of doubles at the US Open in 1990. Find out more at www.davidwheaton.com
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“Hartsfield's Landing” - A.V. Club New York
Google News - over 5 years
He tells the story of David Wheaton, the kid who taught Bartlet to be good at chess, who saved up for a trip to San Francisco and was stabbed to death trying to help a woman being mugged. In that same conversation, he brings up his father again,
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Birthday plans underway for Grampians Grape Escape - Summit Sun
Google News - over 5 years
"We are delighted to announce the appointment of David Wheaton as Festival Director. David is a highly regarded executive and an excellent match for our growing needs and ambition." David Wheaton said he was thrilled to accept this appointment
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Coach works to bring glory days back to Aces - STLtoday.com
Google News - over 5 years
Jared Palmer, left, and Rick Leach laugh off a missed shot during doubles play against Springfield Lasers David wheaton and David McPherson. PHOTO BY DAVID KENNEDY. The St. Louis Aces opened their tennis season tonight with matches against the
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"Game, Set and Match, Becker" - spox.com
Google News - over 5 years
Natürlich ist Becker, der sich im Halbfinale gegen Agassi-Bezwinger David Wheaton (USA) durchgesetzt hatte, der Favorit, Stich der krasse Außenseiter. Aber Stich war es, der Becker durch seinen Halbfinalsieg über Stefan Edberg auf Platz eins der
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Area youth learn from ex-tennis pro David Wheaton - In-Forum
Google News - over 5 years
David Wheaton made that dream come true. Former Wimbledon semifinalist David Wheaton puts on an instructional camp Thursday at Island Park. Chris Franz / The Forum FARGO – Many kids dream about playing professional sports. David Wheaton made that dream
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Baptist leader says Weiner needs Jesus - Houston Chronicle (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
David Wheaton, blogging for the Christian Worldview, opened with a quote from Proverbs 24: “Do not rejoice when your enemy falls, and do not let your heart be glad when he stumbles; or the LORD will see it and be displeased, and turn His anger away
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Matrix Partners-backed TireVan Corp. Raises $3.2M - cbl - Citybizlist (press release)
Google News - over 5 years
against the likes of Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi, Jim Courier, Michael Chang, Malavai Washington, and David Wheaton. He studied physics with Professor Karl Strauch, then head of CERN, and switched to Social Studies at Harvard College
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TENNIS; Off to the Side, 90-Second Looks Into Players' Souls
NYTimes - over 5 years
PARIS -- There was once not much of a changeover in tennis. Chairs were not used at Wimbledon until 1975, and until the demands of television had to be met, players stayed on their feet and quickly made their way to the opposite side of the court, taking a swig of water or perhaps something stronger along the way. Today the changeover is a
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Djokovic no longer looks like third wheel - Minneapolis Star Tribune
Google News - almost 6 years
Minnesotan David Wheaton's best results at the French Open were in 1995, when he reached the third round of singles and the semifinals of doubles. He is now an author, speaker and radio talk show host. Find out more at davidwheaton.com
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Monfils : «C'est mon rêve» - Boursorama
Google News - almost 6 years
Son premier autographe, c'est à Roland-Garros avec une signature de David Wheaton parce qu'il est américain. Sa maison, c'est à Roland-Garros où il connaît tous les recoins : « J'y ai habité toute ma vie. Depuis tout jeune, on va dormir au CNE (Centre
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How Much Should Kids Know About Osama bin Laden? - Christian Post
Google News - almost 6 years
This is verified by David Wheaton, host of The Christian Worldview Radio Program and editor of TheChristianWorldview.org. Wheaton also authored the book, University of Destruction, studying why Christian youth often lose their faith at college and how
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River Hills starts new juniors program - Northside Sun
Google News - almost 6 years
TJ Middleton graduated from the University of Georgia in 1990, was on the ATP tour for 10 years and won the Wimbledon 35 and over doubles in 2004, and was a finalist with teammate David Wheaton in 2005 and 2006. He was a mixed-doubles finalist at
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U.S. OPEN; Sampras Looms as Next Hurdle in Lee's Startling Run
NYTimes - over 16 years
Hyung-Taik Lee recalled seeing Pete Sampras in the men's locker room last week. He locked eyes with Sampras, the 13-time Grand Slam winner, for a souvenir second before they went their very separate ways. Sampras did not remember the encounter, but tomorrow he will merge paths again with Lee, meeting him at Arthur Ashe Stadium for an improbable
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U.S. OPEN: NOTEBOOK; Lee's Run in Queens Began in the Bronx
NYTimes - over 16 years
Hyung Taik Lee's unlikely odyssey from obscurity to the third round of the United States Open began on Aug. 11, in the middle of the night, driving from Binghamton to the Bronx. Lee, a 24-year-old resident of Seoul, South Korea, lost in the quarterfinals of a Binghamton challenger and drove all night so he could enter the qualifying of the GHI
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PERSPECTIVE; The Wasteland for Men's Tennis
NYTimes - over 16 years
Take a cursory look at the men's draw for the French Open, which begins here Monday, and American tennis appears to remain in fine shape and gifted hands. At the top is the No. 1-seeded player, the defending champion and future Hall of Fame inductee Andre Agassi. At the bottom is the second-seeded and future Hall of Famer Pete Sampras. Sampras and
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TENNIS: ROUNDUP -- DAVIS CUP; No Changes Planned for U.S.
NYTimes - almost 18 years
Despite the best efforts of Tim Henman and Greg Rusedski during the weekend, it has still been 64 years since a British Davis Cup team defeated an American Davis Cup team. That is because of Todd Martin, who overwhelmed Rusedski on Friday, and, above all, because of Jim Courier, who defeated Henman and then Rusedski in five-set matches that were as
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of David Wheaton
    FORTIES
  • 2011
    Age 41
    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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  • THIRTIES
  • 2009
    Age 39
    Born in Minneapolis as the youngest of four children, Wheaton married in 2009 and has one son.
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  • 2004
    Age 34
    Since then he has played in some senior tour events, winning the Wimbledon Over 35 Doubles championship in 2004 (with TJ Middleton).
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  • 2003
    Age 33
    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.
    More Details Hide Details He is a member of the Intercollegiate Tennis Hall of Fame (class of 2012) and the USTA Northern Section Hall of Fame (class of 2005).
  • 2002
    Age 32
    In 2002, Wheaton embarked a new career in radio, writing, and speaking.
    More Details Hide Details He is the producer and host of The Christian Worldview, a live talk radio program that airs on 250 stations in the US. He is a tennis columnist for the Minneapolis Star-Tribune and the author of two books, University of Destruction: Your Game Plan for Spiritual Victory on Campus (Bethany House, 2005) and My Boy, Ben—A Story of Love, Loss and Grace (Tristan Publishing, 2014).
  • 2001
    Age 31
    He retired from the professional tour in 2001, following a series of injuries.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1991
    Age 21
    Wheaton reached his career-high singles ranking of World No. 12 in July 1991.
    More Details Hide Details During his career, Wheaton won three top-level singles and three doubles titles, representing the US in Davis Cup (v. Australia, 1993) reached the semi-finals or better in either singles or doubles of every Grand Slam tournament, and defeated highly ranked players such as Andre Agassi, Jimmy Connors, Ivan Lendl, Stefan Edberg, Jim Courier, and Michael Chang. His career prize-money earnings total was US $5,238,401.
    The most significant highlights of his career came in 1991.
    More Details Hide Details He won the Grand Slam Cup in Munich, beating Michael Chang in straight sets in the final 7–5, 6–2, 6–4. He also reached the semi-finals of singles at Wimbledon (beating Ivan Lendl in the third round and Andre Agassi in the quarter-finals before being knocked-out by Boris Becker), and was a men's doubles runner-up at the Australian Open (partnering with his former Stanford teammate Patrick McEnroe).
  • 1990
    Age 20
    He was also runner-up in the 1990 US Open men's doubles (with Paul Annacone).
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1988
    Age 18
    Wheaton turned professional on July 4, 1988 and won his first top-level singles title in 1990 at the US Clay Courts in Kiawah Island, South Carolina.
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    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.
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  • 1987
    Age 17
    In 1987, Wheaton won the US Open junior title and was the No. 1 ranked junior player in the US.
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  • 1984
    Age 14
    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.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1969
    Born
    Born on June 2, 1969.
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