Thanasi Kokkinakis

  • Age18
  • Born10 April 1996
  • LivesSeacombe Heights, South Australia
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachTodd Langman and Brod Dyke
“Would like to thank @Open13 for the WC this week, hopefully be back next year. Didn't go well today :/ gotta get better! #practicecourt”

— Thanasi Kokkinakis, 18 Feb 2014

» Kokkinakis falls to Kavcic in Marseille

On court

  • Began playing tennis when he was eight years old.
  • Represented Australian in the ITF World Junior Tennis Competition in 2010.
  • Claimed the Windmill Cup Carl Gantios u/14 title in the Netherlands in 2010.
  • Captured the Le 13/14 des Hauts de Seine u/14 title in France in 2010.
  • Reached the final of ITF Futures Pro Circuit doubles events in Slovenia and Belgium in 2012.
  • Debuted at the Australian Open Junior Championships in 2012.
  • Goal is to be No.1 in the world and play Davis Cup for Australia.
  • Most influential people on his career to date are his brother, parents and his first coach.
  • Favourite player is Frenchman Gael Monfils “because he is so entertaining”.
  • Was a finalist in the Australian Open 2013 boys’ singles championships (l. Nick Kyrgios).
  • Won the Wimbledon 2013 doubles title with compatriot Nick Kyrgios.

Off court

  • Hobbies include playing basketball, Playstation and watching TV.
  • Favourite music is techno, hip-hop, R’n’B, Michael Jackson, David Guetta and Ministry of Sound compilations.
  • Favourite food is pizza.

Year-end singles ranking history

2011 1627



2014 Canada F5 ITF



Thanasi Kokkinakis in the news

Kokkinakis headlines ATL South West Conference
Thanasi Kokkinakis; Mark Kolbe/Getty Images
13 November, 2014

Rising star Thanasi Kokkinakis will be joined by Irish journeyman James McGee in The Drive’s line up for the upcoming Asia Pacific Tennis League (ATL) South West Conference.
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Saville gains revenge in Traralgon
Luke Saville of Australia plays a backhand in his first round match of the Australian Open 2014 Qualifying at Melbourne Park on December 10, 2013 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Robert Prezioso/Getty Images)
7 November, 2014

Luke Saville "got one back" on Jarmere Jenkins at the Latrobe City Traralgon ATP Challenger on a day where five Aussies made the quarterfinals.
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Mitchell upsets Traralgon title winner
Ben Mitchell in action at the 2014 AAMI Classic at Kooyong; Getty Images
5 November, 2014

Ben Mitchell and John Millman's upset victories helped contribute to a productive day for Aussie hopes on Tuesday in Traralgon.
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Mitchell joins Aussie quarterfinalists in Traralgon
Ben Mitchell; Getty Images
31 October, 2014

Gold Coast’s Ben Mitchell became the last of five Australian men to reach the quarterfinal stage at the Latrobe City Traralgon ATP Challenger on Thursday, saving a match point…
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