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



2016 Launceston Challenger


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

2014 Melbourne F4 ITF, Canada F8 ITF

Blake Mott in the news

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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Ebden leads Aussie charge at AO qualifying
Matthew Ebden of Australia needed just 44 minutes for victory.
11 January, 2017

Competitive action sparked into life at Melbourne Park on Wednesday as home players ignited their push for a place in the Australian Open main draw.
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Bolt returns to qualify in Happy Valley
2 January, 2017

Alex Bolt returns from nine-month hiatus to qualify at ATP Challenger in Happy Valley joining fellow South Australian Luke Saville in the main draw.
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