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James Ward Biography & Latest News

James Ward Biography

James Ward is a British tennis player, and British no. 2 behind Andy Murray. He made his first tour appearance in Valencia in 2007 as a wild card but lost in the first round. In May 2009, he became the first British player to win a challenger title on clay since Tim Henman in 1995. He beat Carsten Ball in the final of the Sarasota Open in Florida, USA. He was selected to take part in Great Britain's vital Davis Cup by BNP Paribas tie vs Turkey, at Eastbourne, in July alongside Jamie Baker, Ken Skupski, Colin Fleming and Alex Ward . He contributed to the victory by winning both his singles matches giving Great Britain a first Davis Cup win in three years. At the 2011 Queen's Club Championships, he reached the semi-final of an ATP tour event for the first time. Ward won his second Challenger tournament of his career at the 2011 Odlum Brown Vancouver Open. At Wimbledon Ward in 2012, he won his first ever match at a grand slam, coming through a gruelling five set match to defeat the World No. 36 Pablo Andujar. In 2013, Ward kicked off his clay season in China where he qualified for the An-Ning ATP $50,000 Challenger event. As of 11 June 2012 he is ranked 171 in the ATP singles rankings and 573 in doubles.

James Ward Latest News & Articles

Tennis pro launches wacky 'Wimble-bum' shorts
Tennis pro launches wacky 'Wimble-bum' shorts
ATP Bangalore Challenger 2015: James Ward clinches AirAsia title
ATP Bangalore Challenger 2015: James Ward clinches AirAsia title
The British No. 4 won the title ahead of next week's ATP Challenger event in Pune.
Davis Cup Preview: Great Britain vs France
Davis Cup Preview: Great Britain vs France
Preview of the Davis Cup match between France and Great Britain
Wimbledon 2015: Talking points from Day 4
Wimbledon 2015: Talking points from Day 4
Rafael Nadal faces up to yet another early Wimbledon exit, whilst James Ward's win gives Britain their best performance at this stage of the Championships for 13 years.
David Ferrer pulls out of Wimbledon with an elbow injury
David Ferrer pulls out of Wimbledon with an elbow injury
World No. 7 David Ferrer withdraws from Wimbledon.
Stats: Best Premier League Right-Backs
Stats: Best Premier League Right-Backs
We compare the performances of the top rated right-backs from the 2013/14 Premier League season.
US Open: Somdev Devvarman qualifies for the main draw
US Open: Somdev Devvarman qualifies for the main draw
Tomic posts season’s first grass win
Tomic posts season’s first grass win
Briton Ward in hospital after marathon match
Briton Ward in hospital after marathon match
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