Jordan Thompson

  • Age22
  • Born20 April 1994
  • Birth PlaceSydney, New South Wales
  • LivesSydney, New South Wales
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachStephen Thompson
“I just felt like I left myself down, let other people down. It's not good.”

— Jordan Thompson, 30 Aug 2016

» Thompson falls in US Open epic

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

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

Smith returns to post win in Traralgon
John-Patrick Smith in action during his quarterfinal victory over Blake Mott at the Australian Open 2015 Play-off; Mae Dumrigue
25 October, 2016

John-Patrick Smith returned to Australia for the first time in nine months and scored a win on home soil in the first round of the Traralgon Pro Tour event.
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Biggest movers: Groth on the way back
Sam Groth; Getty Images
18 October, 2016

After a trying 2016 season, Sam Groth has began to climb his way back up the rankings after encouraging form on the Challenger circuit.
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Millman, Thompson exit Chengdu
John Millman in action at the ATP event Winston-Salem; Getty Images
28 September, 2016

Nick Kyrgios is the only Australian remaining at the inaugural edition of the ATP Chengdu Open after John Millman and Jordan Thompson bowed out in the first round.
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Aussies chasing glory in China
Nick Kyrgios hasn't dropped a set en route to the third round of US Open 2016; Getty Images
26 September, 2016

Seven Australians will play at ATP and WTA tournaments across China this week as the Asian swing continues.
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