Chris Eubanks OPPO Breakthrough Inspiration Award Wimbledon

Chris Eubanks honoured for sensational run to Wimbledon quarter-final

Today American tennis star Chris Eubanks was announced as the winner of 2023 OPPO Breakthrough Inspiration Award for his efforts at Wimbledon

Established to recognise excellent performances during The Championships, the OPPO Breakthrough Inspiration Award honours young players who have excelled and made breakthroughs and aims to inspire them to reach new heights in their playing careers.

This year’s other shortlisted candidates also included Mirra Andreeva, Marta Kostyuk, and Jiri Lehecka, but it was 25 year old Eubanks who triumphed after recording victories over higher ranked players including beating Cameron Norrie and Stefanos Tsitsipas before losing in a close 5 set battle with eventual semi-finalist Daniil Medvedev


During the tournament Tennishead’s own photographer has been capturing inspirational images of players and games using an OPPO Smart Phone. Please check them out on our social media channels at Twitter and Facebook.

This year marks the fourth year since the inauguration in 2019 that the OPPO Breakthrough Inspiration Award has been presented by OPPO and The All England Lawn Tennis Club. Past winners include Carlos Alcaraz in 2022, Emma Raducanu in 2021, and Coco Gauff in 2019, all of whom exemplify OPPO’s spirit of commitment and its hopes of inspiring global audiences to go beyond their limits to achieve success.

OPPO is a leading global smart device brand. Since the launch of its first mobile phone – “Smiley Face” – in 2008, OPPO has been in relentless pursuit of the perfect synergy of aesthetic satisfaction and innovative technology. Today, OPPO provides a wide range of smart devices spearheaded by the Find X and Reno series. Beyond devices, OPPO also provides its users with ColorOS operating system and internet services such as OPPO Cloud and OPPO+. OPPO has footprints in more than 60 countries and regions, with more than 40,000 employees dedicated to creating a better life for customers around the world.

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Tim Farthing, Tennishead Editorial Director & Owner, has been a huge tennis fan his whole life. He's a tennis journalist and entrepreneur as well as playing tennis to a national standard. He also helps manage his local club and volunteers for his local tennis organisation. He's a specialist in content about the administration of professional tennis and tennis coaching for all levels.