PLAYER PROFILE

Blake Mott

  • Age24
  • Born21 April 1996
  • LivesThirroul, New South Wales
  • PlaysRight-handed
“I’m feeling really good now and it’s great to have the wrist back to one hundred per cent.”

— Blake Mott, 4 Feb 2020

» Mott opens Launceston account

On court

  • Started to play tennis aged six
  • Claimed the Optus Spring Nationals junior title in Perth in 2009
  • Represented Australia at the World Junior Tennis Competition in 2010
  • Secured his maiden ITF title at the New Zealand 18 & Under Indoor Championships in 2010
  • Reached the final of ITF Futures Pro Circuit doubles events in the Czech Republic and Sweden in 2011
  • Member of the 2012 Australian Junior Davis Cup team
  • Goal is to be world’s No.1 and represent Australia in Davis Cup
  • Feels his game most closely resembles that of David Nalbandian
  • One match he most wishes he could reply would be the first round of the Australian Open 2014 junior singles; Mott retired deep in the third set of his match against Stefan Kozlov
  • Dream tennis scenario would be to beat a top 10 player at Rod Laver Arena
  • Ultimate professional goal is to compete to his best ability and show commitment

Off court

  • Favourite food is Chinese
  • Favourite song is ‘The Gambler’ by Kenny Rogers
  • Dog’s name is Sasha, a staffy
  • Would have pursued a career in car racing if not a tennis player

Year-end singles ranking history

2020 465
2019 515
2018
2017 281
2016 287
2015 686
2014 570
2013 644
2012 1551
2011 1306

Titles/Finals

Titles

2019 Cairns ITF, Darwin ITF

2016 Launceston Challenger

Finals

2017 Burnie Challenger, Canberra F2 ITF

2016 Port Pirie F1 ITF, Toowoomba F7 ITF, Cairns F8 ITF

2014 Melbourne F4 ITF, Canada F8 ITF

Blake Mott in the news

Gavrilova, Kokkinakis win UTR Pro Tennis Series titles in Melbourne
CHAMPIONS: Daria Gavrilova and Thanasi Kokkinakis in action at this week's UTR Pro Tennis Series in Melbourne. Pictures: Tennis Australia
19 November, 2020

Daria Gavrilova and Thanasi Kokkinakis continue their comebacks, claiming UTR Pro Tennis Series titles without dropping a set.
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Biggest movers: Duckworth, Bolt enjoy rises
James Duckworth in action during the ATP tournament in Pune, India. (photo: Getty Images)
11 February, 2020

James Duckworth moves to within one spot of his career-high ranking after his first ATP semifinal last week, while Alex Bolt makes a big jump after his exploits in Launceston.
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Marshall through in Launceston
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5 February, 2020

18-year-old South Australian wildcard, Amber Marshall, has celebrated an early win in Launceston.
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Mott opens Launceston account
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 14: Blake Mott of Australia plays a backhand in his match against Pedro Sousa of Portugal during 2020 Australian Open Qualifying at Melbourne Park on January 14, 2020 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Daniel Pockett/Getty Images)
4 February, 2020

Blake Mott returns to the winner’s circle with an opening round win against Japanese qualifier in Launceston.
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