Jordan Thompson

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

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

Alcott awarded 2016 Newcombe Medal
2016 Newcombe Medallist Dylan Alcott (R) wht John Newcombe; Getty Images
28 November, 2016

Paralympic gold medallist and Australian Open champion Dylan Alcott has completed an incredible 2016 season by winning the Newcombe Medal.
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Newcombe Medal: Thompson reaches new heights
Jordan Thompson celebrates a winning point during his first-round victory at Roland Garros; Getty Images
26 November, 2016

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.
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Finalists announced for Newcombe Medal
John Newcombe, Newcombe Medal
21 November, 2016

Alcott, Gavrilova, Millman, Peers, Stosur and Thompson nominated for Newcombe Medal 2016.
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Jasika, Polmans break through in Canberra
4 November, 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.
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