PLAYER PROFILE

Blake Ellis

  • Age25
  • Born 6 January 1999
  • Birth PlaceBrisbane, QLD, Australia
  • LivesBrisbane, QLD, Australia
  • Height191 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachWayne Arthurs
FOLLOW
“It was the biggest crowd I’ve ever played in front of and it was a really good experience.”

— Blake Ellis, 28 Jan 2019

» Ellis advances in Launceston

On court

  • Enjoyed an impressive junior career, winning the Australian Open 2016 boys’ doubles title (with Alex de Minaur) and reaching the quarterfinals of the boys’ singles at Roland Garros in 2017
  • Represented Australia in Junior Davis Cup in 2015
  • Was a hitting partner and reserve player at Hopman Cup 2018, hitting with Roger Federer, Alexander Zverev and David Goffin
  • Advanced to the semifinals of the Kyoto Challenger as a qualifier in February 2018
  • Cracked the world’s top 350 in January 2019; peaked at No.348 in February 2019
  • Reached two ITF Futures semifinals in 2022 (Cairns, Tauranga), his best tournament results since 2018
  • Most admired player is Roger Federer
  • Aim is to crack the world’s top 100.

Off court

  • Watches TV to relax in his down time.

Year-end singles ranking history

2023 360
2022 794
2021 865
2020 961
2019 863
2018 461
2017 675
2016 1542
2015 1460

Blake Ellis in the news

Ranking movers: Birrell, Walton lead rising Australians
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20 May, 2024

Queenslanders Kimberly Birrell and Adam Walton are among the biggest ranking movers this week.
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Ranking movers: Thompson, Saville, Walton lead rising Aussies
Jordan Thompson, Daria Saville and Adam Walton lead the rising Aussies in the latest world rankings.
6 May, 2024

Australian players Jordan Thompson, Daria Saville and Adam Walton make significant moves in the latest world rankings.
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Aussie weekly wrap: Rising star Schoolkate among six Australian title winners
Tristan Schoolkate celebrates winning his first ATP Challenger singles title.
6 May, 2024

Tristan Schoolkate won the biggest singles title of his career at an ATP Challenger tournament in China this week.
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Ranking movers: Ebden reclaims No.1, Kokkinakis returns to top 100
Matt Ebden and Thanasi Kokkinakis are among the biggest ranking movers this week.
16 April, 2024

Australians Matt Ebden and Thanasi Kokkinakis achieve significant milestones in the latest ATP Tour world rankings.
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