(born August 14, 1981, in Merrick, New York
) is a professional tennis player from the United States. He is primarily a doubles
As a junior, Lipsky was ranked # 1 in the U.S. in singles
in 1995, and # 1 in doubles for three straight years, in 1995–97. He won USTA
national singles championships at both the 1995 Boys’ 14s Clay Court Championships and the 1997 Boys’ 16s Clay Court Championships. In doubles, he and Jeremy Wurtzman won the USTA national 1996 and 1997 Boys’ 16s Championships, and the 1999 Boys’ 18s Clay Court Championships. After losing only one match in high school in New York, he was a three-time All-American
for Stanford University
, playing both singles and doubles. His Stanford team won the NCAA
team championship in 2000, and he and teammate David Martin
finished their college career ranked as the # 2 doubles team in the nation.
Lipsky turned professional in 2003. He won his first Grand Slam
title in 2011, winning the mixed doubles
title at the French Open
. He reached his career high in doubles, # 26, on July 4, 2011.
Personal and early life
Lipsky's mother, Gail, is a psychologist. His father, Marc, died suddenly in 2001 during his freshman year in college. Lipsky is... Read More