- Born14 June 1989
- LivesBrisbane, Queensland
- Height184 cm
- CoachGary Stickler
- Pro Since2006
“It's in my DNA to give it everything, so it's really tough when you go the distance and pull up a bit short.”
— John Millman, 31 Aug 2016
» Millman pushes Thiem to the brink
- Started playing tennis aged four because his four sisters, Shona, Kara, Tessa and Bronte, all played.
- Captured back-to-back ITF Junior singles and doubles titles in New Caledonia and Fiji in 2006.
- Claimed his maiden ITF Futures Pro Circuit singles title in Traralgon in 2008.
- Captured his maiden ITF Futures Pro Circuit doubles title in Bulgaria in 2009.
- Secured his first Challenger title in Sacramento, USA in 2010 alongside two further ITF Futures titles.
- Broke into the world’s top 200 in 2010.
- Reached the final of the Challenger in Busan, South Korea in 2012.
- Credits his parents who encouraged him to complete his schooling, which he believes has affected his game in a positive way.
- Favourite player is Mario Ancic because he attained a law degree while touring as a tennis professional.
- Biggest strength is his mental toughness.
- Ambition is to simply enjoy himself when he plays.
- His parents are Shona, a teacher, and Ron, a tennis centre owner.
- Hobbies include movies, music, running, soccer and golf.
- Favourite band are The Killers and The Temper Trap.
- Favourite places in the world are Brisbane, Melbourne, New York and London.
Year-end singles ranking history
2015 Lexington Challenger, Aptos Challenger, Kobe Challenger
2014 Korea F10 ITF, Korea F11 ITF, Traralgon Challenger, Yokohama Challenger
2013 Burnie Challenger, Kyoto Challenger
2010 Australia F2 ITF, Australia F6 ITF, Sacramento Challenger
2009 Australia F10 ITF
2008 Australia F8 ITF
2015 Kyoto Challenger, Vicenza Challenger
2014 Tiburon Challenger
2012 Australia F4 ITF, Busan Challenger
2010 USA F9 ITF, Australia F7 ITF
2009 Bulgaria F2 ITF, Australia F6 ITF, Australia F9 ITF
2008 Romania F1 ITF
John Millman in the news
Daria Gavrilova has set up a match with No.12 seed Timea Bacsinszky after beating Christina McHale in the opening round of the China Open in Beijing.
Bernard Tomic, John Millman and Daria Gavrilova are in Beijing this week for the China Open, while Nick Kyrgios and James Duckworth feature in Tokyo, Japan.
Nick Kyrgios is the only Australian remaining at the inaugural edition of the ATP Chengdu Open after John Millman and Jordan Thompson bowed out in the first round.
Seven Australians will play at ATP and WTA tournaments across China this week as the Asian swing continues.