Jordan Thompson

  • Age22
  • Born20 April 1994
  • Birth PlaceSydney, New South Wales
  • LivesSydney, New South Wales
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachStephen Thompson
“(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

On court

  • 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

Off court

  • 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

2015 154
2014 273
2013 315



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

Kyrgios set for Miami return
Nick Kyrgios was pumped up during his third-round win over Alexander Zverev at the BNP Paribas Open; Getty Images
21 March, 2017

The world No.16 returns to action at the Miami Open this week.
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Indian Wells: Tomic, Tomljanovic, Thompson tumble
Bernard Tomic serves during his first-round loss to Bjorn Fratangelo at the 2017 BNP Paribas Open; Getty Images
10 March, 2017

Bernard Tomic and Ajla Tomljanovic fell in the first round at Indian Wells on Thursday - while Jordan Thompson's campaign was compromised by injury.
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Indian Wells: Aussies out in force on Day 2
(L-R) Ajla Tomljanovic, Bernard Tomic and Jordan Thompson will play their first round matches at Indian Wells on Thursday; Getty Images
9 March, 2017

The three Aussie Ts of Tomic, Thompson and Tomljanovic will take to the court on Thursday at Indian Wells for their first-round matches at the BNP Paribas Open.
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Indian Wells: Kyrgios lands in loaded quarter
Nick Kyrgios trains at Indian Wells ahead of the 2017 BNP Paribas Open; Getty Images
8 March, 2017

No.15 seed Nick Kyrgios has found himself in a stacked quarter of the Indian Wells draw also featuring Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Juan Martin del Potro.
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