John Millman

  • Age27
  • Born14 June 1989
  • LivesBrisbane, Queensland
  • Height184 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachGary Stickler
  • Pro Since2006
“Got pumped out there today... Time to freshen up and go home. Thanks for the support.”

— John Millman, 24 Feb 2016

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On court 

  • 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.

Off court

  • 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 92
2014 159
2013 175
2012 228
2011 539
2010 204
2009 311
2008 563
2007 1461



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

Murray looms for Kyrgios at Wimbledon
Nick Kyrgios (L) and Andy Murray shake hands after Murray won their Australian Open 2015 quarterfinal; Getty Images
10 hours ago

No.15 seed Nick Kyrgios has been handed a tough draw at Wimbledon, including a projected fourth-round battle against world No.2 Andy Murray.
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Johnson sends Millman home
John Millman in action during his second-round loss to Steve Johnson at the ATP Aegon Open in Nottingham; Getty Images
22 June, 2016

American Steve Johnson scored his third win from three meetings in 2016 over John Millman, beating the Aussie in straight sets in Nottingham on Tuesday.
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Millman through in Nottingham
John Millman serves during his second-round defeat to No.30 seed Steve Johnson at the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells; Getty Images
21 June, 2016

Australian John Millman advanced to the second round of the ATP Aegon Open in Nottingham, yet compatriot Jordan Thompson was unable to join him.
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Stosur returns to court as Aussies gear up for Wimbledon
Sam Stosur in action against Lucie Safarova in the third round at Roland Garros 2016; Getty Images
20 June, 2016

Sam Stosur returns to the court this week in Eastbourne following her French Open heroics, at the same time several Aussie men attempt to qualify for Wimbledon's main draw.
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