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

Biggest movers: Australia’s new No.1
Nick Kyrgios celebrates his quarterfinal victory over Milos Raonic at the Miami Open; Getty Images
4 April, 2016

Nick Kyrgios is now Australia’s highest-ranked player.
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Kyrgios cruises into Miami third round
Nick Kyrgios in action during his second-round victory over Marcos Baghdatis at the Miami Open; Getty Images
27 March, 2016

Nick Kyrgios has moved through to a winnable third-round Miami Open encounter with Tim Smyczek after blitzing Marcos Baghdatis for the loss of just three games.
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Thiem sees off Groth in Miami
Sam Groth in action against Dominic Thiem at the Miami Open; Getty Images
26 March, 2016

Sam Groth fought hard but ultimately found 14th seed Dominic Thiem too strong at the Miami Open, falling in straight sets to the Austrian on Friday.
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Miami: Millman through, Aussie women out
John Millman in action during his first-round victory over Pablo Carreno Busta at the Miami Open; Getty Images
25 March, 2016

John Millman joined fellow Aussies Sam Groth and Nick Kyrgios in the second round of the Miami Open, while women's seeds Sam Stosur and Daria Gavrilova fell.
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