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

Biggest mover: Gavrilova eyeing top 20
Daria Gavrilova in action against Svetlana Kuznetsova during the Kremlin Cup final in Moscow, Russia; Getty Images
24 October, 2016

Daria Gavrilova has cemented an Australian Open seeding and is closing in on the top 20, Zhuhai and the Aussie No.1 ranking after her run to the final in Moscow.
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O’Connell takes seesaw final in Cairns
16 October, 2016

Chris O'Connell has overcome a 0-6 start to take the Cairns Pro Tour title over Blake Mott.
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Mott tumbles in Toowoomba final
9 October, 2016

Blake Mott tripped at the final hurdle in Toowoomba, going down to American wildcard Jarmere Jenkins, who claimed his second consecutive Pro Tour title.
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Purcell makes second straight semifinal
Max Purcell in action at the Toowoomba Pro Tour event in 2016; Tennis Australia
7 October, 2016

Max Purcell has continued his breakthrough 2016 season with a second successive semifinal on the Australian Pro Tour - this time in Toowoomba.
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