Murphy Jensen

Murphy Jensen ( born October 30, 1968 in Atlanta, Georgia ) is a former American professional tennis player.


Jensen visited his brother Luke, the University of Southern California and was a professional tennis player in 1991. In the same year he won his first two Challenger titles in the doubles tournament in Hong Kong, he gained his brother Luke the page. In 1993, the brothers won a complete surprise the French Open with a final victory over Marc -Kevin Goellner and David Prinosil. His brother had been successful since 1988 with different partners on the ATP World Tour, in 1993, they played together and reached three other tournament victories. They were also seven times in a final. Its highest listing in the tennis world ranking he reached in 1993 with position 568 in single and in 1993 with position 17 in doubles.

His best individual result at a Grand Slam tournament was the victory in the doubles at the French Open in 1993. He won at the side of his brother Murphy against the German duo of Marc -Kevin Goellner and David Prinosil.

Jensen has a son with actress Robin Givens, with whom he had a relationship in the late 1990s. He works as a coach of the Washington Kastles in the American League World Team Tennis. He was also host of the 2004 Talk Show Open Access on the Tennis Channel, in which he had, among other things, Richard Branson and Donald Trump as a guest. In 2006, he interviewed in Murphy 's Guide several tennis pros. He also appeared in the film comedy Wimbledon - on game, set and ... love on the side of Kirsten Dunst and Paul Bettany as Ivan Dragomir.