Dustin Brown Bio


  • Began playing tennis at age five
  • Nicknamed "Dreddy" because of his dreadlocked hair
  • Speaks German, English and Jamaican
  • Born in Germany, lived there until August 1996, when he moved to Jamaica to begin his pro career
  • In October 2010, changed his nationality to Germany
  • His father, Leroy, is Jamaican and his mother, Inge, is German
  • He has two half-brothers, Steve and Dean
  • Favourite surface is grass and considers serve and forehand his best shots
  • Idol growing up was Marat Safin
  • Most inspirational people in his life are his parents
  • Parents bought him a camper van, which he used to drive around Europe between 2004-07
  • Has had no coach for several years.
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.


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