PLAYER PROFILE

Adam Walton

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AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
95
ATP
RANKING
  • Age25
  • 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
  • Qualified at an ATP tournament for the first time in January 2024, beating two top-100 players to earn spot in Adelaide main draw
  • Made his top-100 debut in singles in May 2024 after winning an ATP Challenger title in Chinese Taipei
  • Awarded a main-draw singles wildcard at Roland Garros 2024

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

Eleven Australian players receive direct acceptance at Wimbledon 2024
Alex de Minaur and Ajla Tomljanovic will compete at Wimbledon 2024.
21 hours ago

Alex de Minaur and Ajla Tomljanovic are among 11 Australian players confirmed to compete in the singles events at Wimbledon this year.
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Australian men to set 25-year high at Roland Garros 2024
Alexei Popyrin, Alex de Minaur and Jordan Thompson lead the Australian charge at Roland Garros 2024.
21 May, 2024

For the first time since 1999, there will be at least nine Australians contesting the men's singles main draw at Roland Garros.
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Australian men close to achieving 42-year rankings first
Australian No.1 Alex de Minaur. Picture: Getty Images
20 May, 2024

World No.11 Alex de Minaur leads a strong Australian contingent in the latest ATP Tour singles rankings.
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Ranking movers: Birrell, Walton lead rising Australians
RM 200524
20 May, 2024

Queenslanders Kimberly Birrell and Adam Walton are among the biggest ranking movers this week.
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