Elijah Dikkenberg

  • Birth PlaceWagga Wagga, Australia
  • LivesCanberra, Australia
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachBrydan Klein
  • Started playing at “around eight or nine”
  • Enjoys “travelling the world, meeting new people”
  • Long-term goal is to break into the world’s top 100 and represent Australia in Davis Cup
  • Names coach, Brydan Klein, and his parents as his biggest inspirations
  • Favourite players are Roger Federer and Carlos Alcaraz
  • First player he got an autograph from was Daniil Medvedev
  • Enjoys playing XBox and hanging out with his brothers and sisters when not playing tennis
  • Names English and PE as his favourite school subjects
  • Describes his game style as “grinding”
  • Would steal Nick Kyrgios’ serve if he could

Elijah Dikkenberg in the news

Elijah Dikkenberg: A rising star of Australian tennis
Elijah Dikkenberg at the Tennis Australia Talent Combine in Brisbane. Picture: Tennis Australia
27 October, 2023

Meet Elijah Dikkenberg, a 15-year-old from Canberra and one of the most promising junior talents in Australian tennis.
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Aussie weekly wrap: Duckworth sets Australian record on ATP Challenger Tour
James Duckworth celebrates his title win in Shenzhen
22 October, 2023

By winning his first title in two years, James Duckworth sets a new Australian record on the ATP Challenger Tour.
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Inaugural Tennis Australia Talent Combine begins in Brisbane
Koharu Nishikawa at the Tennis Australia Talent Combine in Brisbane. Picture: Tennis Australia
25 September, 2023

Sixteen of the nation's most promising junior athletes are attending the inaugural Tennis Australia Talent Combine.
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Gadecki wins all-Australian final to secure biggest career title
Olivia Gadecki. Picture: Getty Images
4 June, 2023

Olivia Gadecki clinched the biggest singles title of her career with victory against fellow Australian Arina Rodionova in Portugal.
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