“To win two titles in a row is really good. They don’t come too often, so I’m pretty stoked with that.”
— Jordan Thompson, 30 Oct 2016
» Thompson takes Traralgon
- 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
Paralympic gold medallist and Australian Open champion Dylan Alcott has completed an incredible 2016 season by winning the Newcombe Medal.
Four Challenger titles and a career-best Grand Slam result pushed Jordan Thompson into the top 100 in 2016, and into contention for the Newcombe Medal.
Alcott, Gavrilova, Millman, Peers, Stosur and Thompson nominated for Newcombe Medal 2016.
Omar Jasika and Marc Polmans will face off in the Apis Canberra International semifinals after each achieved their best ever result at ATP Challenger level.