Dane Propoggia

  • Age32
  • Born24 April 1990
  • LivesEastlakes, New South Wales
  • Height178 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachLudovic Catherine
  • Pro Since2007
“This whole year has been a big step forward. I’ve got a good team around me and I’m really enjoying playing tennis.”

— Dane Propoggia, 22 Nov 2014

» Banes, Propoggia into Wollongong semis

On court

  • Began playing tennis aged four.
  • Qualified for the Australian Open boys’ singles and Wimbledon boys’ singles in 2008.
  • Claimed the 29th International Spring Bowl title in St. Polten, Austria in 2008
  • Captured the Gallipoli Youth Tennis Cup in 2008.
  • Reached the final of the ITF Futures Pro Circuit event in Bundaberg in 2010, losing to fellow Australian Brydan Klein.
  • Secured his maiden Challenger doubles title in Orbetello, Italy in 2012.
  • Reached the final of the ITF Futures Pro Circuit event in Friedberg, Germany in 2012.
  • Captured three Challenger doubles titles and six ITF Futures Pro Circuit doubles title in 2012.
  • Admires Spaniard Rafael Nadal for his physical and mental strength.
  • Enjoys travelling the world, meeting new people and doing the job he’s always dreamed about.
  • Favourite surface is clay.
  • Credits his family as his greatest influence for the support they have provided throughout his career.

Off court

  • Dad is Bruno, who works as a networking engineer, and mum Teresa, who works in retail.
  • Loves dance, electro/house and R’n’B music.
  • Enjoys hanging out with his mates and watching movies.
  • Favourite films are Old School, the five Rocky movies and the Godfather trilogy.


Year-end singles ranking history

2014 325
2013 418
2012 452
2011 666
2010 616
2009 778
2008 1074



2014 Korea F2 ITF, Turkey F21 ITF

2012 Phuket F5 ITF


2014 Belarus F1 ITF, Belarus F2 ITF

2013 Turkey F31 ITF

2012 Friedberg ITF

2010 Bundaberg ITF

Dane Propoggia in the news

ATL roadshow heads country
Zuzana Zlochova in action during the Asia-Pacific Tennis League
25 November, 2015

Action is heating up in the Asia Pacific Tennis League in Victoria this weekend
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Lucky loser Birrell makes semis in Mildura
Kimberly Birrell plays a backhand.
14 March, 2015

A career-best win has seen Kimberly Birrell reach the semifinals of the 2015 Mildura Grand Tennis International, one of three Aussie women through to the final four.
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Aussie qualifying hopes end
Omar Jasika of Australia looks on in his qualifying match against John-Patrick Smith of Australia for the 2015 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 15, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Graham Denholm/Getty Images)
17 January, 2015

The Australian Open main draw dreams of Omar Jasika and Dane Propoggia ended at Melbourne Park on Saturday afternoon.
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Watch Australian Open Qualifying Live
Omar Jasika of Australia plays a backhand in his qualifying match against Mathias Bourgue of France for 2015 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 14, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Robert Prezioso/Getty Images)
17 January, 2015

Omar Jasika and Dane Propoggia are scheduled to take the court as qualifying for the 2015 Australian Open continues today and you can watch all the action right here via live…
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