Jarryd Chaplin

  • Age24
  • Born13 April 1992
  • LivesConcord, New South Wales
  • Height173 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachJon Ireland
  • Pro Since2008

On court

  • started playing tennis aged four after watching his mother, Amanda, coach
  • favourite surface is hard court
  • favourite tournament is the Eddie Herr in Florida where in 2004 he won two titles – the boys’ and mixed doubles
  • In 2008, represented Australia in the Junior Davis Cup final in Mexico in September
  • In 2009, was able to rub shoulders with some of the ATP and WTA tour stars, spending time hitting with players including Robin Soderling and Daniela Hantuchova; he said being exposed to such players “gives me a platform for where I need to be in tennis”
  • also in 2009, enjoyed doubles success on the ITF junior doubles circuit with a win at the Darwin International event, and also reached the doubles final of two Australian Money Tournaments
  • after qualifying for the Australian Open 2010 junior boys’ singles event, he pushed top seed Daniel Berta of Sweden to three tough sets in the first round, losing 8-6 in the third
  • tennis hero is Andre Agassi for his dedication and persistence
  • aims to represent Australia in senior Davis Cup and reach the world No.1 ranking

Off court

  • enjoys eating tandoori chicken and hanging out with his friends

Jarryd Chaplin in the news

Thompson enters Launceston as highest ranked player
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 19:  Jordan Thompson of Australia plays a backhand in his first round match against Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil during day two of the 2016 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 19, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Darrian Traynor/Getty Images)
31 January, 2016

Jordan Thompson will enter the ATP Challenger event in Launceston as the highest ranked player in the draw.
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Brisbane Chargers claim back-to-back titles at Australian Open 2016
28 January, 2016

The Brisbane Chargers are celebrating after they were crowned champions in the ATL Playoffs
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Lorenzi too strong for Dodig in Canberra
Paolo Lorenzi [1] after the Men's Singles Final of the Canberra $75K ATP Challenger held at the Canberra Tennis Centre on Saturday 16 January 2016. Paolo Lorenzi [1] defeated Ivan Dodig [5] 6-2 6-4. Photo by Ben Southall. #CBRATPChallenger
16 January, 2016

Top seed Paolo Lorenzi of Italy has won the Canberra 75K ATP Challenger event after a straight sets victory over fifth-seeded Croat Ivan Dodig.
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Seeds off to solid start in Optus 18s
James Duckworth. JASON RETCHFORD
6 December, 2010

The Optus Boys’ 18s Australian Championships kicked off today at Melbourne Park, with the first round-robin matches beginning in warm conditions. Sectioned into four groups…
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