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Brandon Nakashima Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Brandon Nakashima Quick Info
Height 6 ft 2 in
Weight 84 kg
Date of Birth August 3, 2001
Zodiac Sign Leo
Eye Color Dark Brown

Brandon Nakashima is an American professional tennis player who is adept at the singles format of the sport having been rated as high as world number 54 in June 2022, as per the official ATP (Association of Tennis Professionals) rankings. At Grand Slam tournaments, in the singles format, he had reached the 4th round of the 2022 Wimbledon Championships and the 3rd round of the 2022 French Open.

Born Name

Brandon Nakashima

Nick Name

B-Nak

Brandon Nakashima as seen in an Instagram Post in January 2022
Brandon Nakashima as seen in an Instagram Post in January 2022 (Brandon Nakashima / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Leo

Born Place

San Diego, California, United States

Residence

San Diego, California, United States

Nationality

American

 

Education

Brandon had graduated from the High Bluff Academy, a private school in Rancho Santa Fe, California, a semester early.

In January 2019, aged 17, he joined the University of Virginia, a public research university in Charlottesville, Virginia, to play collegiate tennis. However, he chose to forgo his remaining years of college eligibility after one semester there, to turn professional.

Occupation

Professional Tennis Player

Brandon Nakashima as seen in an Instagram Post in March 2022
Brandon Nakashima as seen in an Instagram Post in March 2022 (Brandon Nakashima / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Wesley Nakashima (Pharmacist)
  • Mother – Christina Nakashima (Pharmacist)
  • Siblings – Bryce Nakashima (Younger Brother) (Tennis Player)

Plays

Right-Handed (Two-Handed Backhand)

Turned Pro

2019

Build

Athletic

Height

6 ft 2 in or 188 cm

Weight

84 kg or 185 lbs

Race / Ethnicity

Asian

He is of Japanese and Vietnamese descent.

Brandon Nakashima as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2022
Brandon Nakashima as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2022 (Brandon Nakashima / Instagram)

Hair Color

Black

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Toned physique
  • Short-cropped hair
  • Clean-shaven look

Brand Endorsements

Brandon has been sponsored by –

  • Fila USA (American subsidiary of Fila Holdings Corp., a South Korean sportswear manufacturer)
  • Babolat (French tennis, badminton, and padel equipment company)
  • Motorola Mobility LLC (American consumer electronics and telecommunications company)
  • SentinelOne (American cybersecurity software company)

Brandon Nakashima Favorite Things

  • Tennis Shot – Backhand
  • Tennis Surface – Hard
  • Tennis Tournament/Event – Wimbledon
  • City – Paris
  • Tennis Idols/Role ModelsNovak Djokovic, Roger Federer
  • Sports – Tennis, Golf, American Football
  • American Football Team – Los Angeles Chargers
  • Movie Creed (2015)
  • TV shows Arrow (2012–2020), Gossip Girl (2007–2012)
  • Food – Sushi
  • Guilty Pleasure – Eating Desserts

SourceATP Tennis

Brandon Nakashima as seen in an Instagram Post in August 2021
Brandon Nakashima as seen in an Instagram Post in August 2021 (Brandon Nakashima / Instagram)

Brandon Nakashima Facts

  1. He started playing tennis when he was just 3 years old. His grandfather would often take him to a local park where he could practice.
  2. At the youth tier, Brandon had reached a peak world ranking of number 3. In 2018, he won the ITF (International Tennis Federation) Junior Masters title, the year-end tournament for the top-ranked junior singles players.
  3. He had come into the spotlight on the senior circuit when he broke into the ‘Top 100’ of the official ATP singles rankings for the first time in his career in August 2021 after reaching his first two ATP Tour finals in successive tournaments – the 2021 Los Cabos Open and the 2021 Atlanta Open.
  4. At the first of those tournaments, Brandon had become the youngest American to reach the final of an ATP Tour event since 2016. After the latter tournament, he had achieved a singles world ranking of 89, exactly a day before his 20th birthday.
  5. This breakthrough into the ‘Top 100’ had helped him qualify for the 2021 Next Generation ATP Finals, the year-end tournament for the top-ranked singles players aged 21 and under. He went on to reach the semi-final of the tournament and end the season with a career-high singles world ranking of 62.
  6. At the 2022 French Open, Brandon reached the 3rd round of a Grand Slam tournament for the first time in his career. At the 2022 Wimbledon Championships, he reached the 4th of a Grand Slam tournament for the first time in his career.
  7. During the COVID-19 pandemic, he donated more than 40 pairs of shoes to urgent care physicians and nurses in Sorrento Mesa, a neighborhood in northwestern San Diego.

Featured Image by Brandon Nakashima / Instagram

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