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

Polmans claims Canberra title
presentation 4 - Copy
19 March, 2017

Victorian Marc Polmans has extended his good form in Canberra, winning the ACT Clay Court International #1 over training partner Blake Mott on Sunday.
Read more
Polmans to face Mott in Canberra final
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 18:  Marc Polmans of Australia plays a backhand in his first round doubles match against Yen-Hsun Lu and Jiri Vesely on day three of the 2017 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 18, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Pat Scala/Getty Images)
18 March, 2017

Second seed Marc Polmans will play Blake Mott after each posted impressive wins to reached the final of the ITF Futures event in Canberra.
Read more
Biggest movers: Barty cracks top 100
Ash Barty celebrates her first WTA title in Kuala Kumpur; Getty Images
7 March, 2017

Ash Barty's rise into the world's top 100 was one of several impressive moves by Australia's young women in the latest WTA rankings.
Read more
Maiden title for Jasika in Burnie
034_9683
4 February, 2017

Victorian Omar Jasika has taken out his first ATP Challenger event after defeating Blake Mott in Burnie.
Read more
read more articles