Brian Baker is a professional American tennis player from Nashville, Tennessee. As a juniorBaker won the 2002 Orange Bowl and reached the boys final of the 2003 French Open. Baker's biggest win of his fledgling career occurred in August 2005, when he scored an upset victory over ninth-seeded Gastón Gaudio in the 2005 US Open. In 2004 he won two challenger events and reached a career best singles ranking of World No. 172. After a hiatus where in he was coaching tennis, he returned to playing professionally at the ITF Futures tournament in Pittsburgh in July 2011 as an unranked qualifier, qualified,and won the tournament, all without dropping a set. In April 2012, he beat Augustin Gensse in the final to win the Savannah Challenger and was awarded the USTA's discretionary wild card for the 2012 French Open. Baker is currently serving as an assistant coach for the Belmont University men's tennis program.