John Millman

  • Age26
  • 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

Tomic scores impressive victory in Paris
Bernard Tomic serves during his straight-sets win over Brian Baker in the first round at Roland Garros; Getty Images
25 May, 2016

Bernard Tomic on Tuesday scored just his third win at Roland Garros from seven campaigns, sending his through to the second round where he joins Nick Kyrgios and Jordan Thompson.
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Aussies in action: Roland Garros Day 3
Bernard Tomic in action during his second-round loss to Diego Schwartzman at the ATP Istanbul Open; photo credit Elif Ilkel/Koza World of Sports
24 May, 2016

Six Aussies will take to the court on Tuesday on a banner Day 3 for the green-and-gold at Roland Garros.
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Stosur, Millman matches hang in the balance
Sam Stosur plays a backhand during her first-round match against Misaki Doi of Japan; Getty Images
24 May, 2016

Sam Stosur's good form was halted when bad light suspended play on Monday at Roland Garros, while John Millman goes into tomorrow tied at one set apiece with John Isner.
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Aussies in action: Roland Garros Day 2
Sam Stosur trains at Roland Garros; Elizabeth Xue Bai
23 May, 2016

After a rain-soaked Sunday, John Millman, Jordan Thompson, Sam Stosur and Arina Rodionova will feature on a back-logged Day 2 at Roland Garros.
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