Dayne Kelly

  • Age34
  • Born23 July 1990
  • LivesSunbury, Victoria
  • Height186 cm
  • PlaysLeft-handed
  • CoachMathew Kavanagh
  • Pro Since2006

On court

  • Took up tennis at the age of five, following in the footsteps of his elder brother Jarrod
  • Between September 2009 and August 2010, his ranking jumped a remarkable 400 places on the back of impressive results across a variety of Challenger and Futures tour events
  • Broke the top 400 for the first time in May 2010.
  • Says coach Mathew Kavanagh is the greatest influence on his career and that he would not still be playing tennis if it was not for Kavanagh’s belief
  • Enjoys the constant mental and physical challenge that tennis provides
  • Goals are to reach the top 100, represent Australia in Davis Cup and win a Grand Slam title.

Off court

  • Son of retired parents Phil and Kay
  • Fan of the movie Remember The Titans
  • Enjoys wake boarding, jet skiing, playing golf and Australian Rules Football.


Year-end singles ranking history

2013 804
2012 1477
2011 545
2010 350
2009 517
2008 989
2007 1032
2006 1422



2014 Thailand F7 ITF

2011 USA F6 ITF

2010 Australia F5 ITF

2009 Australia F5 ITF


2014 Thailand F4 ITF, Alice Springs F6 ITF

Dayne Kelly in the news

Rising stars impress at Australian Pro Tour in Caloundra
Melisa Ercan and Emerson Jones with their Australian Pro Tour trophies in Caloundra.
7 August, 2023

Melisa Ercan and Emerson Jones, two National Tennis Academy athletes, contested the women's singles final at the Caloundra International.
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Aussie weekly wrap: Fifteen Australian players contest finals
Andrew Harris, Arina Rodionova, Luke Saville and Destanee Aiava were among the top-performing Australians this week.
7 August, 2023

Andrew Harris, Arina Rodionova, Luke Saville and Destanee Aiava were among the top-performing Australians this week.
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Saville headlines field as Australian Pro Tour returns to Sunshine Coast
Luke Saville. Picture: Tennis Australia
26 July, 2023

Luke Saville, an Australian Davis Cup and Olympic Games representative, is among the Aussie competitors at an ITF tournament in Queensland this week.
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Ranking movers: Rinky Hijikata climbs to new career-high
Rinky Hijikata. Picture: Tennis Australia
6 February, 2023

Rising Australian Rinky Hijikata makes his debut in the world's top 120 after claiming his second career ATP Challenger singles title.
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