PLAYER PROFILE

Blake Mott

  • Age20
  • Born21 April 1996
  • LivesThirroul, New South Wales
  • PlaysRight-handed
“It’s my first tournament of this Aussie summer campaign, so for me it’s great to get some matches and it’s a good start.”

— Blake Mott, 9 Oct 2016

» Mott tumbles in Toowoomba final

On court

  • Started to play tennis aged six
  • Claimed the Optus Spring Nationals junior title in Perth in 2009
  • Represented Australia at the World Junior Tennis Competition in 2010
  • Secured his maiden ITF title at the New Zealand 18 & Under Indoor Championships in 2010
  • Reached the final of ITF Futures Pro Circuit doubles events in the Czech Republic and Sweden in 2011
  • Member of the 2012 Australian Junior Davis Cup team
  • Goal is to be world’s No.1 and represent Australia in Davis Cup
  • Feels his game most closely resembles that of David Nalbandian
  • One match he most wishes he could reply would be the first round of the Australian Open 2014 junior singles; Mott retired deep in the third set of his match against Stefan Kozlov
  • Dream tennis scenario would be to beat a top 10 player at Rod Laver Arena
  • Ultimate professional goal is to compete to his best ability and show commitment

Off court

  • Favourite food is Chinese
  • Favourite song is ‘The Gambler’ by Kenny Rogers
  • Dog’s name is Sasha, a staffy
  • Would have pursued a career in car racing if not a tennis player

 

Year-end singles ranking history

2015 686
2014 570
2013 644
2012 1551
2011 1306

Titles/Finals

Titles

2016 Launceston Challenger

Finals

2016 Port Pirie F1 ITF, Toowoomba F7 ITF, Cairns F8 ITF

2014 Melbourne F4 ITF, Canada F8 ITF

Blake Mott in the news

Maiden title for Jasika in Burnie
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4 February, 2017

Victorian Omar Jasika has taken out his first ATP Challenger event after defeating Blake Mott in Burnie.
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Jasika, Mott aim for weekend in Burnie
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 12:  Omar Jasika of Australia plays a forehand during the Australian Open December Showdown at Melbourne Park on December 12, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Robert Prezioso/Getty Images)
2 February, 2017

Omar Jasika and Blake Mott have advanced to the semifinals of the ATP Challenger event in Burnie, Tasmania.
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Bolt and Mott storm into maiden AO draw
Alex Bolt celebrates qualifying for Australian Open 2017.
14 January, 2017

Alex Bolt and Blake Mott are celebrating their maiden appearance in a Grand Slam main draw having battled through qualifying at Melbourne Park.
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Trio surge into AO main draw showdown
Blake Mott of Australia plays a forehand during his victory at Melbourne Park.
14 January, 2017

Blake Mott, Olivia Rogowska and Alex Bolt have all booked their place in the final Australian Open qualifying round.
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