PLAYER PROFILE

Blake Ellis

  • Age20
  • Born 6 January 1999
  • Birth PlaceBrisbane, QLD, Australia
  • LivesBrisbane, QLD, Australia
  • Height191 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachWayne Arthurs
FOLLOW

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
  • 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

2018 461
2017 675
2016 1542
2015 1460

Blake Ellis in the news

Kokkinakis wins in AO qualifying opener
Thanasi Kokkinakis in action at Melbourne Park in the opening round of Australian Open 2019 qualifying (Getty Images)
8 January, 2019

Thanasi Kokkinakis moves to within two wins of the Australian Open main draw after seeing off Mohamed Safwat in straight sets on Tuesday.
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Kokkinakis, Rodionova lead Aussie charge in AO qualifying
Thanasi Kokkinakis (L) and Arina Rodionova are the highest-ranked male and female Australians taking part in Australian Open 2019 qualifying (Getty Images)
7 January, 2019

Ten men and 12 women will represent Australia in the Australian Open 2019 qualifying events, which kick off at Melbourne Park on Tuesday 8 January.
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AO Playoff: Duckworth recovers to see off Ellis
James Duckworth in action during his first-round win over Blake Ellis at the Australian Open Play-off at Melbourne Park (photo: Elizabeth Xue Bai)
10 December, 2018

Trailing 5-2 in the third set, James Duckworth reeled off seven straight games to completely turn his match against Blake Ellis on its head. He's through to the Australian…
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Ellis relishing Brisbane return
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 10:  Blake Ellis of Australia competes in his first round match against Stefan Kozlov of United States during 2018 Australian Open Qualifying at Melbourne Park on January 10, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Robert Prezioso/Getty Images)
1 October, 2018

As the Australian Pro Tour arrives in Brisbane, Blake Ellis joins seeded Queenslanders Ben Mitchell, Thomas Fancutt and Michael Look in the hunt for a title on home soil.
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