“(Thompson) has got to be confident in how he's played the last month. This is a great opportunity. For Thommo, it's a perfect time to play in the exact same conditions that you've just played so well in.”
— Jordan Thompson, 2 Feb 2017
» Debutant Thompson to open Davis Cup
- tennis player from the age of four; got into the sport because his parents, Stephen (his coach) and Karen, both played
- in 2008, was selected to represent Australia at the World Junior Tennis competition
- received a last-minute call-up to represent Australia in the 2010 Junior Davis Cup Asia–Oceania qualifying event in Malaysia, and registered some solid wins
- favourite tournament is the Nationals “because it’s tough and the best players compete
- won the Australian Open 2014 Wildcard Play-off, defeating Ben Mitchell in the final 6-3 6-2 4-6 4-6 6-1; he repeated the feat the following year with a gruelling five-set defeat of John-Patrick Smith
- tennis hero is Rafael Nadal
- professional ambition is to crack the world’s top 100
- has an older sister, Karlie
- also plays soccer and touch football
- on a perfect day, he would win the lottery
- would have followed a career in rugby league had he not played tennis
Year-Ending Ranking History
2016 Cherbourg Challenger, Anning Challenger, Ho Chi Minh City Challenger, Traralgon Challenger
2015 Melbourne F4 ITF, Thailand F6 ITF, Thailand F7 ITF
2013 Austria F5 ITF, Alice Springs F8 ITF
2015 Ho Chi Minh City Challenger, Traralgon Challenger
2014 Port Pirie F2 ITF, Croatia F10 ITF, Bangkok Challenger
2013 Sydney F9 ITF
Jordan Thompson in the news
Jordan Thompson won just three games in a first-round exit at the ATP Memphis Open on Wednesday.
Sam Stosur is the lone Aussie in action in this week's WTA Premier event in Doha while three of her male compatriots have headed to Memphis.
Jordan Thompson has beaten Jiri Vesely in straight sets to give Australia a 1-0 lead in the Davis Cup.
Jordan Thompson, playing his first tie for Australia, will open the host's Davis Cup campaign against Czech Republic when he takes on Jiri Vesely.