Blake Ellis

  • Age24
  • Born 6 January 1999
  • Birth PlaceBrisbane, QLD, Australia
  • LivesBrisbane, QLD, Australia
  • Height191 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachWayne Arthurs
“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

Aussie weekly wrap: Tomljanovic captures biggest singles title of her career
Ajla Tomljanovic celebrates her title victory in Brazil.
26 November, 2023

Australian Ajla Tomljanovic had a week to remember, winning her first singles title in more than 10 years at a WTA 125 tournament in Brazil.
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Preston claims biggest career title at Australian Pro Tour event in Brisbane
Taylah Preston celebrates her Australian Pro Tour win in Brisbane alongside finalist Darya Astakhova.
26 November, 2023

Perth teen Taylah Preston wins her first ITF 60 singles title at the Brisbane QTC Tennis International.
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Aussie stars to compete at Australian Pro Tour event in Brisbane
Olivia Gadecki. Picture: Tennis Australia
20 November, 2023

Olivia Gadecki leads a strong contingent of Aussies athletes competing at the Brisbane QTC Tennis International this week.
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Ranking movers: Duckworth soars after winning back-to-back titles
James Duckworth in action at Playford. Picture: Tennis SA
30 October, 2023

Australian James Duckworth is edging closer to a top-100 return in the latest ATP Tour singles rankings.
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