Thanasi Kokkinakis

  • 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
  • Cracked ATP top 100 for the first time in May 2015

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



2015 Bordeaux Challenger

2014 Canada F5 ITF

Thanasi Kokkinakis in the news

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18 May, 2015

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