Ryan Peniston


About Ryan:

AGE: 24

HEIGHT: 5' 11"

WEIGHT: 160 lbs

PLAYS: Left-Handed, Double Backhand

HOMETOWN: Southend-on-Sea, England

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Ryan Peniston has always been a fighter, even before he walked onto his first tennis court. Ryan was diagnosed with Rhabdomyosarcoma (a cancerous tumor) at the age of one, but over the years with the help of the the great doctors and nurses at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital in London he beat cancer. Soon after this victory, Ryan's father introduced him to tennis and the next chapter of victories began. By thirteen, Ryan had been accepted to the ISP Tennis Academy in France where he worked with some of the world's top coaches. In 2014, Ryan signed on to the University of Memphis Men's Tennis Team where he went on to break various school records and finished his collegiate career as the program's first All-American in both Singles and Doubles.


He is now on the ATP Challenger Tour as a Professional Tennis Player chasing his dream to play Wimbledon. 


​Additional Accomplishments 

  • 5 x AAC Men’s Tennis Player of the Week

  • AAC Men’s Tennis Player of the Month October 2016

  • 3 x American Athletic Men’s Tennis All-Conference Singles

  • American Athletic Men’s Tennis All-Conference Doubles

  • Final Four NCAA Doubles Championships 2018

  • 2 x Singles Champion Cancun $15,000 Futures 2019

  • Singles Finalist Tallahassee $25,000 Futures 2018

  • Highest ITA College Singles Ranking #32

  • Highest ITA College Doubles Ranking #13

  • Career High ATP Singles Ranking #359

  • Career High ATP Doubles Ranking #756