PLAYER PROFILE

Marc Polmans

9
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
225
ATP
RANKING
  • Age19
  • Born 2 May 1997
  • LivesEast Brighton, Victoria
  • CoachPeter Luczak and John McCurdy
“Yeh I’m extremely overwhelmed to be honest, at the start of the week I really didn’t think we’d be in the semi-final of a Grand Slam.”

— Marc Polmans, 25 Jan 2017

» Polmans and Whittington clinch No.1 triumph

On court

  • Began playing tennis at the age of four after visiting his local club.
  • Born in South Africa, his family moved to Australia and settled in southeast Melbourne.
  • Captured the Danish Junior Cup singles title in 2012.
  • Ultimate goal is to win a Grand Slam event, represent Australia and reach the World’s top 10.
  • Admires former world no. 1 Rafael Nadal because he is “the best competitor in the world”
  • Career influences include his parents plus Tony Vermaak, his first tennis coach.

Off court

  • Hobbies include computer games plus playing badminton, squash and table tennis.
  • His parents are Gavin and Nicola and he has a younger brother, Greg.

Year-end singles ranking history

2015 843
2014 1035
2013 1581
2012 1813

Titles/Finals

Titles

2016 Mozambique F1 ITF, Mozambique F2 ITF, Zimbabwe F2 ITF, Alice Springs F5 ITF

Finals

2016 Zimbabwe F1 ITF, USA F25 ITF, USA F26 ITF, Brisbane F6 ITF, Canberra Challenger

Marc Polmans in the news

Polmans goes back-to-back in Canberra
Polmans Canberra 2 final
26 March, 2017

Marc Polmans has won consecutive titles in Canberra after clinching the second ACT Clay Court International with a three-set win over Maverick Banes.
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Beale plays Polmans in Canberra semi
beale
24 March, 2017

Wildcard Jeremy Beale has reached the semifinal at the second ITF Futures tournament in Canberra.
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Polmans claims Canberra title
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19 March, 2017

Victorian Marc Polmans has extended his good form in Canberra, winning the ACT Clay Court International #1 over training partner Blake Mott on Sunday.
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Polmans to face Mott in Canberra final
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 18:  Marc Polmans of Australia plays a backhand in his first round doubles match against Yen-Hsun Lu and Jiri Vesely on day three of the 2017 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 18, 2017 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Pat Scala/Getty Images)
18 March, 2017

Second seed Marc Polmans will play Blake Mott after each posted impressive wins to reached the final of the ITF Futures event in Canberra.
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