Madison Brengle: The American Child Tennis Genius

Madison Brengle was born on April 3 1990, in Dover Delaware. She is now a professional tennis player for the United States of America. Until now, she has won two WTA Challenger singles titles, 15 ITF singles titles, and seven ITF doubles titles. 

Her biggest success occurred in early 2015 when she reached her first WTA Tour final in January, this was followed by a fourth-round Grand Slam appearance at the Australian Open. In 2017, She had her greatest victory over world No. 2, Serena Williams.

When it comes to her playing style, Brengle is a gritty player and her style revolves around counter-punching and outlasting her opponents in long drawn out matches all while waiting for them to make a mistake. She utilizes a slight service motion when serving. Her forehand features a little amount of follow-through. On her backhand, she will occasionally use a half-swing to drive the ball flat.

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Age 32
Height 1.68 Mts
Nationality American 
Turned professional 2006
Career titles 2 WTA 125
Highest ranking (Singles) No. 35
Current ranking (Singles) No. 59
Social media profile Instagram @mbrengle

Twitter @MadisonBrengle

Personal Information and Relationships

  • Madison Brengle was born on April 3 1990, in Dover Delaware to Gaby and Dan.
  • Her family is Jewish.
  • She also has a brother David.
  • She began playing tennis at the age of 2 and was encouraged by her parents and family who noticed her talent at this young age.
  • She was coached by Glenn Weiner.
  • Currently, Julie Coin is coaching Madison Brengle.

Junior Career

  • As a junior, Madison won the Easter Bowl doubles championships with Kristy Frilling, defeating Sanaz Marand and Ashley Weinhold in the final in 2006.
  • In 2007, Brengle reached the Australian Open girls’ singles final, before losing to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. 
  • Brengle reached the Wimbledon girls’ singles competition where she lost to Urszula Radwańska.
  • Brengle and Chelsey Gullickson reached the girls’ doubles semifinals before losing to Pavlyuchenkova and Radwańska.
  • In August 2007, she was ranked fourth in the world in juniors.

Professional Career

  • Madison began her professional career in 2006 in Baltimore when she won her first ITF Circuit title at the age of 15.
  • In 2007, at the East-West Bank Classic tournament in Los Angeles, she won her first WTA match of the season by defeating Flavia Pennetta, before losing to Elena Dementieva in the following round.
  • In 2011, she won her  first WTA Tour match after defeating Melinda Czink.
  • In 2014, at the US Open, she recorded her first-ever Grand Slam win over Julia Glushko. She also won the $50k Kentucky Bank Championships by beating Nicole Gibbs in the final.
  • She gave her best performance at the 2015 Australian Open when she defeated Andrea Petkovic in the first round followed by a win against both Irina Falconi and CoCo Vandeweghe, before eventually losing the fourth round to Madison Keys.

Prize Money Earnings

She has earned a total of around 4,002,479 US$ from her participation in different championships. In 2022 so far, she has earned around 239,113 US$.

Endorsements and Sponsors

  • Madison does not have a current clothing and footwear sponsor. She was sponsored by New Balance in the past.
  • Her tennis racquet is sponsored by Wilson.

Net Worth

Madison’s total net worth as of today is 1.5 million US$. While there is absolutely no confirmation on the figure, it is likely to be true due to the large amounts of cash she collects as prize money and also from her endorsements.

Trivia

  • In 2018, she sued the WTA and ITF for $10 million in damages due to injuries caused by needle injections used during drug tests.
  • Madison Brengle was a guest at the 15th annual Advanta World Team Tennis Smash Hits in 2007 along with other celebrity guests such as Elton John and helped raise money for charity.
  • She is presently residing in the state of Delaware.
  • Brengle was recognized in the Delaware Tennis Hall of Fame in 2016. In fact, she was the youngest individual inducted into the Hall of Fame in its history.
  • She was also the first tennis player to receive the John J. Brady Delaware Athlete of the Year Award from the Delaware Sportswriters & Broadcasters Association in 2016.
  • As a teenager, Brengle participated in an experimental USTA training regimen.
  • Her favourite shot is the backhand
  • Her favourite surface to play on is a hard court
  • She enjoys cooking and reading
  • Her favourite movie is Training Day.
  • Her favorite city is Vancouver, BC, Canada