27 Facts About Ross Hutchins


Ross Dan Hutchins was born on 22 February 1985 and is a retired British professional tennis player, known best as a doubles player, who achieved a highest doubles ranking of 26.

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Ross Hutchins competed for England at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi where he won silver partnering Ken Skupski in the Men's Doubles event.

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Ross Hutchins reached thirteen ATP Tour doubles finals in his career winning five of them, Beijing, Montpellier, St Petersburg, Delray Beach, and Eastbourne.

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Ross Hutchins was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma in late 2012, which was treated and went into remission by July 2013.

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Ross Hutchins returned to action for the start of the 2014 season.

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In September 2014, Ross Hutchins left his role as tournament director to take up a new position as the ATP's vice-president of player relations.

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Ross Hutchins was born in Wimbledon and attended the King's College School in Wimbledon.

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Ross Hutchins left the school with seven GCSEs in 2001 to pursue tennis career and to study French and Spanish courses.

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Ross Hutchins played a lot on indoor carpet courts at the All England Club after finishing homework.

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Ross Hutchins excelled in playing cricket, rugby, basketball, swimming and football at the school.

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Ross Hutchins enjoys playing golf and has a handicap of 12 and is an avid Fulham Football Club fan.

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Ross Hutchins first started playing in futures and qualifying tournaments in the UK in 2003 and internationally in 2004.

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Ross Hutchins was hospitalised 20 times which was one of the reasons he gave up singles and turned to less tiring doubles in 2007.

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Ross Hutchins made his Grand Slam debut at the 2005 Wimbledon Men's Doubles, partnering Martin Lee, though the pair lost to Jean-Francois Bachelot and Arnaud Clement.

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Ross Hutchins chose to concentrate on doubles following tournament success with Goodall.

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Ross Hutchins began to play more regularly in ATP tournaments with his new partner Stephen Huss.

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Ross Hutchins made his Davis Cup debut for Great Britain in the World Group first round match against Argentina.

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Ross Hutchins bounced back immediately at the China Open, where he and Huss clinched their first ATP Tour victory.

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Towards the end of the season, Ross Hutchins played some tournaments with Murray's former partner Eric Butorac.

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In 2009, Ross Hutchins switched to singles for the first time, playing in the qualifying tournament in the new ATP tour event in Johannesburg.

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Ross Hutchins should get a new singles ranking of around 1200 after qualifying.

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Ross Hutchins concentrated on doubles and with his ranking now in the top 50 competed regularly with Stephen Huss in Masters tournaments.

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Succession of 1st round exits followed with Kerr and Ross Hutchins' teamed up with his friend and Davis Cup teammate Andy Murray.

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At Wimbledon, Ross Hutchins and Fleming both had their best performances at a Grand Slam event in doubles, defeating 7th seeds Mariusz Fyrstenberg and Marcin Matkowski in the first round.

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Ross Hutchins was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma in December 2012, and took an indefinite break from tennis while he recovered.

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Ross Hutchins underwent chemotherapy treatment at the Royal Marsden Hospital in Sutton, which ended in June 2013.

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Ross Hutchins revealed in July 2013 that his cancer was now in remission.

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