Adam Walton

  • Age24
  • Born17 April 1999
  • Birth PlaceQueensland
  • LivesHome Hill, Queensland
  • Height185 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachAaron Klumpp

On court

  • Started playing tennis at the age of five
  • Favourite tennis players are Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal
  • Advanced to semifinals of Australian 18/u Championships in December 2016
  • Peaked at a career-high ITF world junior ranking of No.60 in January 2017
  • In 2017, began playing college tennis at the University of Tennessee; played final year in 2022
  • Won first professional title at ITF M15 tournament in Waco, Texas in July 2022 (the first of three Futures titles that season)
  • Cracked ATP top 500 in October 2022; cracked top 400 in February 2023
  • Made Grand Slam debut in qualifying at Australian Open 2023, beating 14th seed Pablo Andujar (a former world No.32) in his opening match

Off court

  • Completed degree in kinesiology from University of Tennessee in 2021; earned master’s degree in Management & Human Resources in 2022.

Year-end ranking history

2023 178
2022 432
2020 1147
2019 1120
2016 1513

Adam Walton in the news

Nine Aussies receive direct acceptance into Australian Open 2024
Alex de Minaur and Ajla Tomljanovic.
7 December, 2023

Fan favourites Alex de Minaur and Ajla Tomljanovic will lead the Aussie charge at Australian Open 2024.
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Six Aussies receive Australian Open 2024 main-draw singles wildcards
Kimberly Birrell has received an Australian Open 2024 main-draw singles wildcard.
6 December, 2023

Australian Kimberly Birrell is among the first batch of main-draw singles wildcard recipients for Australian Open 2024.
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Australian men achieve 25-year first in year-end singles rankings
Alex de Minaur. Picture: Getty Images
4 December, 2023

Alex de Minaur is among eight Australian men to finish the 2023 season inside the top 100 in singles, the most to achieve this feat since 1998.
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Ranking movers: Ebden rises to world No.4 in doubles
Australian Matt Ebden in action. Picture: Getty Images
13 November, 2023

Australian Matt Ebden makes his top-five debut in the latest ATP World Tour doubles rankings.
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