PLAYER PROFILE

Blake Ellis

  • Age20
  • 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
  • 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

Ellis advances in Launceston
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 20:  Blake Ellis of Australia competes with Alexei Popyrin of Australia in their Men's Doubles Second round match against Marcelo Arevalo of Spain and Jamie Cerretani of the United States during day seven of the 2019 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 20, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Darrian Traynor/Getty Images)
28 January, 2019

Fresh from his third-round Australian Open doubles experience, Queenslander Blake Ellis posts his first singles win for 2019 but now faces top seed in Launceston.
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Peers, Kontinen into Australian Open doubles quarters
John Peers celebrates his doubles victory with Henri Kontinen at the Australian Open (Getty Images)
20 January, 2019

Aussie John Peers and Finland's Henri Kontinen on Sunday advanced to the men's doubles quarterfinals, while Alexei Popyrin & Blake Ellis won through to the…
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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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