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2007 TENNIS U.S.OPEN DAY 3
Rafael Nadal hits a backhand during his first round straight sets defeat of Alun Jones on day 3 at the U.S. Open in New York City on August 29, 2007. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo) .
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Alun Jones (born 26 April 1980 in Boksburg, South Africa) is an Australian professional tennis player. He currently resides in Canberra, Australia with wife Jill.

Jones started playing tennis at age 7. His parents are David, a civil engineer, and Susan. Jones also likes playing rugby, soccer, basketball and cricket. Alun played the role of Tom Cavendish in the 2004 movie Wimbledon.

During the summer of 2007, Jones obtained a 20-4 record at several Challenger tournaments and one Futures tournament. This took his world ranking from 198 to a career high of 123. He was granted a wildcard to the 2007 US Open under a reciprocal agreement with Australian Open. He was eliminated in the first round, losing in four sets to second seed Rafael Nadal.

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