The start of the year is the time players typically switch sponsors as most contracts expire at the end of the year. Original Penguin is an American clothing brand that also makes shoes and glasses.
In 2022, Mackenzie McDonald made his debut in the top 50 in world rankings. He also won his first title in doubles at the Japan Open with Marcelo Melo.
McDonald played college tennis at UCLA. In 2016, he won the NCAA title in singles and doubles for the university.