PLAYER PROFILE

Thanasi Kokkinakis

6
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
104
ATP
RANKING
  • Age19
  • Born10 April 1996
  • LivesSeacombe Heights, South Australia
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachTodd Langman and Brod Dyke
“We talk a fair bit. he's real supportive of me, sends me a few messages after I play and stuff like that, after Davis Cup, so he's been a great guy for me.”

— Thanasi Kokkinakis, 16 Mar 2015

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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

2014 150
2013 621
2012 750
2011 1627

Titles/Finals

Titles

2014 Canada F5 ITF

Finals

None

Thanasi Kokkinakis in the news

Quick hits: Aussies on the coaching carousel
Storm Sanders; Elizabeth Xue Bai
20 April, 2015

We reveal new coaching arrangements for Sam Stosur and Storm Sanders, reflect on Thanasi Kokkinakis's entertaining media appearance and celebrate Nick Kyrgios's latest…
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News wrap: Aussies make the headlines
Nick Kyrgios celebrates a point en route to victory over Denis Kudla in the first round of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells; Getty Images
17 April, 2015

Some of the stories hitting headlines were the Aussies in Fed Cup action, Pat Rafter’s take on the healthy state of Australian tennis, our Junior Davis Cup and Fed Cup heroics…
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Aussie World Junior Tennis final qualifying teams announced
Olivia Gadecki in action in the 14/u Australian Championships at the 2014 December Showdown; Elizabeth Xue Bai
16 April, 2015

Tennis Australia has today announced the World Junior Tennis teams that will contest the Asia/Oceania final qualifying event in Bangkok, Thailand this month.
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The Social Serve: Aussies support their peers
Thanasi-TV
16 April, 2015

Social media sleuth Joel Smith digs up the best of tennis in the social stratosphere this week.
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