PLAYER PROFILE

Blake Mott

  • Age25
  • 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

Aussies advance at Murray River Open
Alex Bolt during his first-round win against Thanasi Kokkinakis at Melbourne Park today. Picture: Tennis Australia
1 February, 2021

Australian men have made an impressive start at the Murray River Open, with Alex Bolt, Jason Kubler and Harry Bourchier all progressing to the second round.
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Perez, Hijikata, Kubler a step closer to AO main draw
Ellen Perez in action during her first-round qualifying win of AO 2021 in Dubai over Caroline Dolehide. (photo: Tennis Australia/Jorge Ferrari)
11 January, 2021

Three Aussies - Ellen Perez, Rinky Hijikata and Jason Kubler - have recorded first-round victories in Australian Open 2021 qualifying.
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Aussie men ready for Australian Open 2021 qualifying
AUSSIE HOPES: Andrew Harris, John-Patrick Smith and Tristan Schoolkate. Pictures: Getty Images
10 January, 2021

Find out more about the 12 Australian men who are contesting Australian Open 2021 qualifying in Doha this week.
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Draws set for Australian Open 2021 qualifying
AUSSIE HOPES: Storm Sanders and Matthew Ebden are wildcard entrants in the Australian Open 2021 qualifying events. Pictures: Getty Images
10 January, 2021

Find out who our Australian players have drawn in the opening round of the Australian Open 2021 qualifying events.
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