Ben Wagland

  • Age29
  • Born16 March 1993
  • Birth PlaceSydney, New South Wales
  • LivesSydney, New South Wales
  • Height178 cm
  • PlaysLeft-handed
  • CoachClint Newcombe & Luke Bourgeois

On court

  • Began playing tennis aged eight.
  • Member of the victorious Australian 14 & under World Junior Tennis Competition team in 2007.
  • Secured the Wellington 18 & under ITF Summer Championships singles and doubles titles in 2009.
  • Claimed the Auckland 18 & under ITF Singles Summer Championships in 2010.
  • Broke into the top 50 on the Junior ITF world rankings in 2010.
  • Reached his maiden ITF Futures Pro Tour doubles final in Mexico in 2012, partnering fellow Australian Marious Zelba.
  • Dreams of represent Australia in Davis Cup and achieve a top 10 ranking.
  • Admires Lleyton Hewitt for his ‘never-give-up attitude’ and fellow left-hander Rafael Nadal for his ‘playing style and fighting qualities’.
  • Favourite surfaces are hard and grass courts.

Off court

  • His parents are Greg and Sue-Ellen and he has an older brother, Scott, and a younger sister, Danielle.
  • Enjoys playing golf and watching his favourite NRL team, Parramatta.

Year-end singles ranking history

2012 1337
2011 1264
2010 1421






Ben Wagland in the news

Top seed Saville upset
Luke Saville, Optus 18s Australian Championships, Melbourne, 2011. IAIN MORTON
30 November, 2011

Update 5:35 pm. Day two of the 2011 Optus 18s and 14s Australian Championships continued today at Melbourne Park despite poor conditions disrupting much of the action.
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Aussie juniors progress at Wimbledon
Ash Barty, Wimbledon. GETTY IMAGES
28 June, 2011

It was another great day on the grass for Australia’s juniors with wins for three out of four Aussies.
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French Open Aussie update
Jarmila Gajdosova and Casey Dellacqua wil meet in the French Open mixed doubles semifinals. AFP/GETTY IMAGES
1 June, 2011

Australians Casey Dellacqua and Jarmila Gajdosova will face off in the French Open mixed doubles semifinals as the second Grand Slam tournament of the year closes in on finals…
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Wagland, Barty into French second round
Ben Wagland, Paris. GETTY IMAGES
31 May, 2011

Australian juniors Ben Wagland and Ash Barty have won their way through to the second round of the French Open junior championships in Paris overnight.
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