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Oliver Crawford hitting a backhand at the Australian Open 2024

Oliver Crawford

GB RANKING9

WORLD RANKING223

CAREER HIGH
29/01/2024 190

ITF TITLES11

Last updated: 22/07/2024

Oliver Crawford celebrates winning a point

COACH

Nick Bybel

AGE25

HEIGHT180 cm

PLAYSRight-handed

BACKHANDTwo-handed

TURNED PRO2020

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COACH

Nick Bybel

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About

Quick-fire facts

  • Place of Birth: Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA
  • Family: Parents Julien and Alison are from Birmingham, moving to the USA before Oliver was born. He has one sister, Lizzy, who is two years younger.
  • University: University of Florida
  • Hobbies/Interests: Golf and watching stand-up comedy. He tries to see at least one local comedy session in different places he travels to on tour.

Oliver switched nationalities from USA to Great Britain in January 2024 ahead of the Australian Open. With both his parents coming from Birmingham and much of his family still living in the UK, his British heritage was a key motivation for the switch.

During his time at the University of Florida, Crawford was a a three-time ITA All-American, a two-time First Team All-SEC selection and reached a ranking of No.3 player in the nation before leaving college to go pro in 2020.

Tennis Career

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