PLAYER PROFILE

Blake Mott

  • Age23
  • Born21 April 1996
  • LivesThirroul, New South Wales
  • PlaysRight-handed
“Obviously, it’s been a great two weeks but hopefully it’s just the beginning.”

— Blake Mott, 29 Sep 2019

» Mott, Cabrera crowned Darwin champions

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

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

Mott, Cabrera crowned Darwin champions
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29 September, 2019

Blake Mott claims back-to-back titles while Lizette Cabrera is made to work as each triumph in Darwin.
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Maher breaks new ground in Darwin
Will Maher
27 September, 2019

After qualifying and then bundling out the top seed in his maiden victory, Queenslander Will Maher has reached the semifinals in Darwin.
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Hives eases through in Darwin
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26 September, 2019

Zoe Hives is enjoying being back on home soil, booking a spot in the quarterfinals at the Darwin International.
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Hijikata wins first pro title, Millman triumphant
Rinky Hijikata celebrates during his five-set win over Andrew Harris in the first round of the AO Play-off (photo: Elizabeth Xue Bai)
23 September, 2019

Australian teenager Rinky Hijikata wins his first ITF professional title in Arkansas while John Millman wins the ATP Challenger trophy in Kaohsiung.
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