Coach Luke Jensen


WTT Season: 1st

Age

53

height

6' 3"

turned pro

1987

residence

Forest Hills, New York

birthplace

Grayling, Michigan

plays

Jan 01 1970 VS

Player highlights

• First season coaching a World TeamTennis Franchise. Played nine seasons of WTT.

• Recognized as an All-American stand-out in Singles and Doubles while playing at the University of Southern California.

• Turned pro in 1987 and began dominating Doubles and Mixed Doubles, reaching a career-high World Ranking of No. 6 in Doubles.

• Won the 1993 French Open Doubles title with younger brother Murphy, the head coach of Washington Kastles. During career, competed and won against the tennis greats, including Bjorn Borg, John McEnroe, Ivan Lendl, Stefan Edberg, and Boris Becker.

• Transitioned from professional playing career to working in the tennis community. Co-Founded the Jensen-Schmidt Tennis Academy for Down Syndrome and has also coached the Women’s Tennis Team at Syracuse.

• Is the Director of Racquet Sports at the historic West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, NY and is a Tennis Analyst for various networks including ESPN.

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