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

Inglis, Bolt top seeds for AO Play-off
Maddison Inglis (Getty Images)
5 hours ago

Maddison Inglis and Alex Bolt head the 16-player fields for the men's and women's AO Play-off events at Melbourne Park, beginning Monday.
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Australian Open 2020 Play-off under way next week
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 06: Maddison Inglis of Australia plays a backhand shot against Danielle Collins of the USA during day one of the 2019 Sydney International at Sydney Olympic Park Tennis Centre on January 06, 2019 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Brett Hemmings/Getty Images)
6 December, 2019

Maddison Inglis and Alex Bolt will head the women's and men's fields at next week's Australian Open 2020 Play-off.
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Biggest movers: vast improvement for Aussie men in 2019
(L-R) Alexei Popyrin, James Duckworth, Chris O'Connell and Andrew Harris were Australian men who enjoyed notable rankings improvements in 2019. (Getty Images)
26 November, 2019

We look back at a stellar 12 months for several of Australia's men in the ATP rankings -- and celebrate the biggest movers and improvers.
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South Aussies shine in Playford
Playford Bolt 2
29 October, 2019

Alex Bolt and Luke Saville keep the home fires burning with opening victories at the ATP Challenger in Playford.
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