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Steve Johnson: Big Career Moments

Steve Johnson: Big Career Moments
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Steve Johnson has stormed the tour since he graduated college and turned pro in 2012. Here are a few "firsts" from his pro career so far… since you'll hear all about his collegiate in the film, The Streak.


First ATP Challenger Tournament Win:

Comerica Bank Challenger (now Nordic Naturals Challenger)
When: August 2012
Where: Aptos, California
Note: Beat friend and former USC Trojan teammate, Robert Farah, 6-3, 6-3 in the finals.

First ATP Main Draw Win:

2012 BB&T Atlanta Open
When: July 2012
Where: Atlanta, Georgia
Note: First event of the US Open Series. Defeated Donald Young for his first win in an ATP Main Draw match.

First ATP Title:

Aegon International
When: June 2016
Where: Nottingham, Great Britain
Note: 7-6(5), 7-5 over Pablo Cuevas

First Broke Into Top 100

Steve Johnson graced the top 100 for about a month in June-July 2013 but he didn't solidify his place amongst the Top 100 until April of 2014.

First Earned #1 American Ranking

Two years after breaking into the Top 100, Johnson earned the title of the #1 American Tennis player on August 23, 2016. He was ranked #23 on the ATP Rankings and ended John Isner's 3 year stint as the top American player.

Other Notable Career Notes:
6 US Open appearances - reached the round of 32 in best run.
5 Australian Open appearances - reached the round of 32 in best run.
4 Wimbedon appearances - reached the round of 16 in best run.
4 French Open appearances - reached the round of 32 in best run.
Davis Cup team member
Currently ranked No. 28 in the ATP rankings.
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