PLAYER PROFILE

Blake Mott

10
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
224
ATP
RANKING
  • Age21
  • Born21 April 1996
  • LivesThirroul, New South Wales
  • PlaysRight-handed
“It’s my first tournament of this Aussie summer campaign, so for me it’s great to get some matches and it’s a good start.”

— Blake Mott, 9 Oct 2016

» Mott tumbles in Toowoomba final

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

2016 287
2015 686
2014 570
2013 644
2012 1551
2011 1306

Titles/Finals

Titles

2016 Launceston Challenger

Finals

2017 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

Smith, Whittington on cusp of main draw
John-Patrick Smith in action during his second-round Wimbledon qualifying victory over Bjorn Fratangelo at Roehampton; Getty Images
29 June, 2017

John-Patrick Smith, who qualified for Wimbledon in 2015, is one win away from repeating the feat after subduing Mackenzie McDonald in three sets on Wednesday.
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De Minaur, Whittington in come-from-behind wins
Alex De Minaur; Getty Images
27 June, 2017

Alex De Minaur and Andrew Whittington struggled early but finished strongly in impressive Wimbledon qualifying victories on Monday at Roehampton. Blake Mott and JP Smith also won.
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Gavrilova, Tomic in Eastbourne, Wimbledon quallies begins
Daria Gavrilova dismantled Hsieh Su-Wei in the first round of the Aegon Classic in Birmingham; Getty Images
26 June, 2017

Daria Gavrilova and Bernard Tomic head to Eastbourne this week as Matt Ebden features at the new event in Antalya. Meanwhile, nine Aussies will contest Wimbledon qualifying.
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Polmans claims Canberra title
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19 March, 2017

Victorian Marc Polmans has extended his good form in Canberra, winning the ACT Clay Court International #1 over training partner Blake Mott on Sunday.
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