Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2011.
- Began playing at age two
- Nicknamed "Harry"
- Father, Pat, played collegiate tennis at Oklahoma State and Mississippi before a brief pro career in futures and challengers
- Mother, Susie
- Oldest of three children in family; brother, Christian (born 29 May 1994) and sister, Madison (15 December 1996)
- Christian is also a tennis player, and Ryan calls him, "very good. Best in the world for his age"
- At age 11, Ryan entered Shreveport City Championships and reached final, where he lost to his dad
- In 2005, family moved to Texas and his dad became head pro at John Newcombe's Tennis Academy in New Braunfels where he now trains
- Grandfather, Jimmy, was running back at Louisiana Tech, earning All-American honors in 1949
- Considers grass favorite surface
- Also a big New Orleans Saints fan, watched 2010 Super Bowl with Devin Britton with Drew Brees jerseys
- Likes rock music, and Lifehouse is his favorite band
- Reached a career-high No. 7 in world junior rankings in April 2008
- Advanced to semi-finals at Australian Open juniors in '08
- Family moved to the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy in 2008 where he now lives and trains.
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