Wesley Moodie

Arthur Wesley Moodie ( born February 14, 1979 in Durban ) is a former South African tennis player. He was 2000-2011 pro on the ATP Tour.


In 2005 he won with his partner Stephen Huss the doubles tournament at Wimbledon as unseeded, which previously have succeeded no double team.

Even in single Moodie has already been successful. He won the tournament in 2005, Tokyo in the final against the set to number 5 Croat Mario Ancic 1:6, 7:6, 6:4.

Moodie also plays regularly in the Davis Cup for his country. For a stir his victory in the individual against the clear favorite German Tommy Haas with 10:8 in the fifth set when match of the Euro / Africa Zone at Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg. In the end, South Africa lost yet with 2:3. In 2007 he won after a long dry spell a tournament, namely that of Adelaide in a double and a few weeks later the Tournament of Valencia respectively on the side of his double partner Todd Perry. Even in individual he could show to the semifinals of Newport again a success.

On 29 July 2011 Moodie announced end of his career.


The gameplay of Moodie is marked by his strong serve. He also has a good volley. His problem are longer rallies, where he often made ​​mistakes. He is also a very unkonstanter player who already beat some higher -ranked opponents, but often also lose against weaker players.


Wesley Moodie is married with his wife Marcia.