Brown announced in June 2010, that due to a lack of funding and support from the Jamaican Tennis Association, he was tempted to switch nationality, and play professional tennis for Great Britain, his paternal grandparents being British.
Outside of tennis, he played sports such as football, judo, and handball throughout his childhood.
He began to focus solely on tennis at the age of eight, saying: "When I made the decision to pursue tennis instead of football, of course I wanted to be successful.
However, eventually 105 male and 94 female players were granted places in the draws.
The Olympic tennis events were run and organized by the Brazilian Olympic Committee (COB) and the International Tennis Federation (ITF), and were part of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) and Women's Tennis Association (WTA) tours.
Anything could happen when I played—I could lose my temper, I got disqualified." In 2004 20-year-old Brown became unhappy with tennis in the country, but seeing his potential, the family decided to move back to Germany.
In that same year Brown's parents gave him a Volkswagen campervan that could sleep up to three people.
He reached his highest ATP singles ranking of world No.
64 in October 2016 and his highest doubles ranking of world No. Brown was born on 8 December 1984 in Celle, West Germany, a town situated near the city of Hanover.
It was a means of competing week in, week out." Brown, who also owned a racquet stringing machine, would earn money by restringing racquets for other players at a low cost as well as allowing players to use his spare beds for a night.