PLAYER PROFILE

Andrew Harris

  • Age23
  • Born 7 March 1994
  • Birth PlaceMelbourne, Victoria
  • LivesBlackburn, Victoria
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachSimon Rea
“I’m gaining in confidence each match, so if I can play even better tomorrow…it will be interesting to see how I go.”

— Andrew Harris, 9 Jan 2015

» Bolt, Harris surge into Happy Valley semifinals

On court

  • began playing tennis at the age of four; today he hopes to earn a ATP top 10 ranking
  • partnered with fellow AIS Pro Tour scholarship holder Nick Kyrgios to win the Roland Garros and Wimbledon junior boys’ doubles titles in 2012
  • prior to this, Andrew and Nick were junior boys’ doubles semifinalists at the Australian Open
  • in 2011, was a singles semifinalist at the Optus 18 Australian Championships
  • in the future Andrew wants to represent Australia at the Davis Cup
  • most memorable tennis match was when he played in a four-hour epic against Serbian Pedja Krstin, finally winning 6-7 7-6 6-3

Off court

  • son of former WTA top 25 player Anne Minter, who reached the Australian Open quarterfinals in 1988

Year-end singles ranking history

2013 589
2012 1160
2011 1232

Titles/Finals

Titles

2013 USA F27 ITF

Finals

2014 USA F17 ITF

2013 Thailand F2 ITF

Andrew Harris in the news

Confident Groth into Canberra quarters
Sam Groth (AUS) in action during day four of the East Hotel Canberra Challenger. Match was played at the Canberra Tennis Centre in Lyneham, Canberra, ACT on Tuesday 10 January 2017 #eastCBRCH #TennisACT. Photo: Ben Southall.
11 January, 2017

Sam Groth ousts second seed Gerald Melzer to advance to the quarterfinals of the Canberra ATP Challenger.
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Tough day for Aussies in Open qualifying
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 16:  Andrew Harris of Australia plays a forehand in his qualifying match against Andreas Beck of Germany for 2015 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 16, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Robert Prezioso/Getty Images)
16 January, 2015

It was a tough day at Melbourne Park on Friday for the four Australian aspirants hoping to qualify for the 2015 Australian Open.
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Teens lead Aussie qualifying charge
Omar Jasika of Australia plays a backhand in his qualifying match against Mathias Bourgue of France for 2015 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 14, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Robert Prezioso/Getty Images)
14 January, 2015

Six Australians kept the dream of securing a berth in the main draw alive on Wednesday when they advanced to the second round of qualifying for the 2015 Australian Open.
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Familiar faces look to qualify for Open
 Damir Dzumhur of Bosnia and Herzegovina plays a forehand in his third round match against Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic during day five of the 2014 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 17, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
13 January, 2015

Qualifying for the 2015 Australian Open begins on Wednesday in Melbourne, 128 men including 12 Australians will all launch their claims for a place in the main draw.
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