Hi all, and welcome to Dean O’Brien’s official website. Born on May 15th 1990 in Sandton, South-Africa, Dean grew up an avid athlete in cricket, swimming, cross country, soccer and of course tennis. After receiving a wide range of academic and sports colors at St Stithians College, Dean left the all Boys College at age 15 to join the Earl Grainger Tennis academy. During his time and training at the Academy, Dean finished his O-levels through the British International College at the age of 17. Ranked number 1 on both the U/16 and U/17 South-African singles ranking lists and an ITF World Juniors ranking of 160, Dean left South Africa to accept an athletic scholarship with Tennessee Tech University in Cookeville, Tennessee. After a year and a half of excelling on the tennis court at Tennessee Tech, Dean transferred to Georgia Tech. While receiving a Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Administration (Finance), Dean finished his college tennis career at Georgia Tech under the watchful eye of coach Kenny Thorne. Dean currently lives and trains out of Atlanta, Georgia and plays full time on the ATP Pro-Tennis Tour. Please enjoy learning about Dean on this website and please feel free to contact him at anytime.