- Born20 June 1987
- Birth PlaceNewport Beach, USA
- LivesNewport Beach, USA
- Height190 cm
- CoachSydney Ball
- Pro Since2000
- began playing tennis at age four
- son of former Australian professional Syd Ball (also his coach)
- started playing Futures tournaments aged 13 – two years before he began playing ITF junior events
- as a junior, reached a career-high ranking of No.9
- featured prominently in Australia’s Davis Cup team in 2010
- made it to his first ATP final in Los Angeles in 2009 after fighting his way through qualifying
- in 2010, played in the main draw of all four majors for the year for the first time
- favourite surface is hard court
- born and based in California
- in his spare time, enjoys surfing and playing computer games
Year-end singles ranking history
2010 Lexington Challenger
2009 New Zealand F2 ITF, USA F13 ITF
2008 USA F14 ITF
2007 USA F19 ITF, USA F22 ITF
2013 USA F11 ITF
2010 Dallas Challenger
2009 Sarasota Challenger, Yuba City Challenger, ATP Los Angeles
2008 Portugal F6 ITF, Tunica Resorts Challenger
2007 USA F26 ITF, USA F27 ITF, USA F28 ITF
Carsten Ball in the news
Alison Bai and Matthew Barton have been crowned the women's and men's singles champions at the Mildura Grand International Pro Tour tournament.
Rising Aussie teen Omar Jasika pushed top seed Brydan Klein to the brink before falling 6-4 6-7(3) 6-2 in the final of the 2015 Coopers Adelaide International on Sunday.
Emerging Aussies have continued their promising push up the professional rankings ladder, with several young guns this week achieving rankings milestones.
It was a great week for the Aussies abroad, with four players reaching ITF finals including James Duckworth, who claimed the crown on clay in Chile.