PLAYER PROFILE

Benard Nkomba

  • Age18
  • Born 8 September 1999
  • LivesNew South Wales
  • PlaysRight-handed
“I think I played pretty solid throughout the tournament. I feel like I’ve been competing pretty well and I haven’t given away too many free points, which is good.”

— Benard Nkomba, 8 Dec 2017

» Nkomba, Crnokrak to clash in 18/u final

On court

  • started playing at the age of four
  • hopes to one day become No.1 in the world
  • won the 2011 Optus 12s & 14s Spring Nationals
  • won the Optus 12s & 14s Spring Nationals doubles titles with partner Kody Pearson
  • big fan of Gael Monfils

Benard Nkomba in the news

Bolt survives in five at AO Play-off
Alex Bolt in action at the Australian Open 2018 Play-off; Elizabeth Xue Bai
11 December, 2017

Top seed Alex Bolt was stretched to five sets by 18/u finalist Benard Nkomba in his opening match at the Australian Open Play-off on Monday at Melbourne Park.
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Fourlis wins Australian Open 2018 wildcard
Jaimee Fourlis poses with the trophy after her victory over Destanee Aiava in the final of the 18/u Australian Championships at Melbourne Park; Elizabeth Xue Bai
9 December, 2017

Jaimee Fourlis has won the 18s Girls Australian Championships, defeating Destanee Aiava for an AO 2018 wildcard.
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Crnokrak victorious in 18/u boys’ final
Alexander Crnokrak celebrates his victory over Benard Nkomba in the final of the 18/u Australian Championships at Melbourne Park; Elizabeth Xue Bai
9 December, 2017

Queenslander Alexander Crnokrak has defeated Benard Nkomba in three sets to be crowned the boys' 18/u Australian champion at Melbourne Park on Saturday.
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Nkomba, Crnokrak to clash in 18/u final
Benard Nkomba in action during the 18/u Australian Championships semifinals as part of the December Showdown at Melbourne Park; Elizabeth Xue Bai
8 December, 2017

Benard Nkomba and Alexander Crnokrak will do battle in Saturday's final of the 18/u Australian Championships after coming through their respective semifinal matches in…
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