Jordan Kerr

  • Age37
  • Born26 October 1979
  • Birth PlaceAdelaide, South Australia
  • LivesAdelaide, South Australia
  • Height180 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachGrant Kerr
  • Pro Since1998

On court

  • took up the sport at the age of five
  • was his dream to become a professional tennis player like his father, Grant, and mother, Susie.
  • achieved the proudest moment of his career in 2003 when he won his first ATP doubles title in Newport
  • achieved another goal in 2008 when he represented Australia at the Beijing Olympics
  • says the hardest thing about being a touring tennis player is sustaining a serious relationship

Off court

  • enjoys watching football – and avid Essendon fan – and cricket, going to the beach, watching movies and having a few quiet beers with mates
  • sporting hero is Michael Jordan
  • motto is Sero sed serio – late, but in earnest.
  • dream holiday is “somewhere tropical, secluded and on the beach”
  • favourite food is chicken with peppercorn sauce
  • favourite band is U2
  • favourite movies are The Last Samurai, Good Will Hunting and Wedding Crashers

Jordan Kerr in the news

Groth outgunned by Nishikori
28 June, 2016

Fifth seed Kei Nishikori proved too strong for Australia's Sam Groth on No.1 Court on Monday at Wimbledon, completing a straight-sets victory.
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Aussies in action: Ebden eyes third round
Matthew Ebden in action at the 2012 US Open; Getty Images
30 August, 2012

Matthew Ebden will attempt to reach the third round of a Grand Slam tournament for the first time in his career on Day 4 of the 2012 US Open.
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Aussies in doubles action on Day 7
Aussie 14th seeds Anastasia Rodionova (L) and Jarmila Gajdosova in action in the women's doubles competition at Roland Garros; Getty Images
2 June, 2012

With no Aussies in singles action on Saturday, the green-and-gold will get its chance to shine on the doubles court on Day 7 at the French Open.
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Tomic, Gajdosova to fly flag on Day 5
Bernard Tomic (L) and Jarmila Gajdosova will play their second round matches on Day 5 of the French Open at Roland Garros in Paris; Getty Images
31 May, 2012

Bernard Tomic and Jarmila Gajdosova will attempt to join Sam Stosur in the third round at Roland Garros when they take to the court on Day 5 at the French Open.
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