Jesse Levine was born on October 15,1987 and is an American-Canadian former professional tennis player.
45 Facts About Jesse Levine
Jesse Levine achieved his career-high singles rank of world No 69 on October 1,2012.
Jesse Levine was the coach of Madison Keys from December 2015 to May 2016.
Jesse Levine was born in Ottawa, Ontario, and grew up in Ottawa's Centrepointe neighbourhood.
Jesse Levine appreciates the Jewish fans who cheer for him.
Jesse Levine finished the year ranked 11th in the USTA boys' 16 division.
Jesse Levine won the 2005 Wimbledon boys' doubles championship along with Michael Shabaz over Samuel Groth of Australia and Andrew Kennaugh of Great Britain.
Jesse Levine reached the quarterfinals of the Junior Wimbledon boys' singles tournament that year.
Jesse Levine was selected to go to the 2005 Maccabiah Games just after winning the doubles, but decided against it as he was too tired.
Jesse Levine finished 2005 ranked 23rd in the USTA national junior rankings.
Jesse Levine was the runner-up at the 2006 US Junior National Championship to world No 1 Junior Donald Young, forfeiting in the finals due to food poisoning.
Jesse Levine attended Boca Prep International School on a soccer scholarship for a year and a half and switched to the University of Miami Online High School, where he was class of 2007.
Jesse Levine did most of his junior training at the Evert Tennis Academy in Boca Raton, which is adjacent to Boca Prep, and the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy in Bradenton, Florida for two years, and then decided to go to college.
Jesse Levine enrolled in the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida during the Spring of 2007, and played for the Florida Gators men's tennis team.
Jesse Levine subsequently withdrew from the university in August 2007 to turn pro.
Jesse Levine won all but 3 of his matches in straight sets.
On May 23,2007, Jesse Levine lost his first college match, in the quarterfinals in the NCAA Men's Singles to Washington's Alex Slovic.
Jesse Levine and Ouellette were defeated in the quarterfinals of the 2007 NCAA Men's Doubles championships by the eventual winners, Middle Tennessee State's Marco Born and Andreas Siljestrom.
Jesse Levine was named the Intercollegiate Tennis Association 2007 National Rookie of the Year, and was one of 10 players nationally to be selected to the 2007 ITA All-America Team for NCAA Division I men's tennis in both singles and doubles play.
Jesse Levine was named 2007 Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Year and was named to the 2007 men's tennis All-SEC first team.
Jesse Levine was named the SEC Men's Tennis Player of the Week twice in 2007.
In July 2007 Jesse Levine travelled to Dubai when top-ranked Roger Federer invited him there to practice for 10 days.
Jesse Levine left college prior to play as a wildcard at the 2007 US Open, his first professional tournament as a professional.
That same month, Jesse Levine won the $50,000 JSM Challenger in Champaign, Illinois, at the University of Illinois.
Jesse Levine won the spot by defeating Wayne Odesnik and Kuznetsov in a round-robin tournament format.
Jesse Levine trained and played sets with Max Mirnyi, Xavier Malisse, Andy Murray, and Tommy Haas.
Jesse Levine played qualifying in a couple of pre-Grand Slam tournaments in Adelaide and Sydney.
Jesse Levine won the Turk Telecom Izmir Cup challenger tournament in doubles in Turkey, with partner Kei Nishikori of Japan.
Jesse Levine skipped the 2010 Australian Open and 2010 French Open, and played some Challengers instead.
Jesse Levine had to withdraw in the second round of qualifying at the 2010 US Open to undergo emergency root canal surgery.
At the beginning of 2011, Jesse Levine played on the ITF Futures Circuit to improve his ranking.
Jesse Levine received a main draw wild card for the 2012 Australian Open after winning the USTA's Australian Open Wild Card Playoff.
Jesse Levine lost in the first round of the Masters 1000 in Indian Wells and Miami.
Jesse Levine lost in the second round of the Masters 1000 in Cincinnati.
Jesse Levine applied to the International Tennis Federation in late 2012 to represent Canada in future Davis Cup play.
Jesse Levine started his season in Brisbane where he qualified, but lost in the first round to Alejandro Falla.
Jesse Levine played his first official tournament as a Canadian in Auckland, where he qualified for the main draw of an ATP tournament for the second straight week.
Jesse Levine made it to the quarterfinals, after wins over local player Daniel King-Turner and Brian Baker, before losing to Sam Querrey.
At the Australian Open, Jesse Levine defeated former world No 5 Tommy Robredo in the first round, but lost to 14th-seed Gilles Simon in the next round.
Jesse Levine was defeated by Japan's Kei Nishikori in the first round of the French Open.
Jesse Levine stopped playing tennis after the Rogers Cup to rehab his elbow, which was first diagnosed as golfer's elbow, and had non-invasive surgery in the fall of 2013.
Jesse Levine was scheduled to have surgery in October 2014, either Tommy John surgery or a different surgery to move his ulnar nerve and thus relieve the numbness in his little finger.
Jesse Levine retired at the end of 2014 due to an elbow injury.
In 2017, Jesse Levine was inducted into the Ottawa Jewish Sports Hall of Fame.
Jesse Levine is good friends with Canadian NHL ice hockey centre Jason Spezza and a big fan of the Ottawa Senators and Miami Dolphins.