Gavin Van Peperzeel

  • Age25
  • Born29 March 1992
  • Birth PlaceNambour, Queensland
  • LivesSandstone Point, Queensland
  • Height180 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachDavid Hodge
“Getting the job done at home in front of family and friends, it doesn’t get much better than this.”

— Gavin Van Peperzeel, 25 Oct 2015

» Van Peperzeel, Hon win Brisbane titles

On court

  • first picked up a racquet at age seven
  • trains at the National Academy in Brisbane
  • first realised he was good enough to turn professional when he left school and began training full time
  • has enjoyed plenty of success in local tournaments across Queensland
  • sees his quarterfinal finish at the Australia F10 Futures tournament at Port Pirie as a vital step towards a very successful career
  • hopes to one day play on centre court at any Grand Slam, seeing this as a great experience and a way to measure his achievement
  • lists his toughest opponent as Maverick Banes, because “we always have battles”
  • dream tennis scenario would involve playing Roger Federer or Rafael Nadal in the first round of the Australian Open at Rod Laver Arena will all his family and friends there
  • perfect day would involve winning a Grand Slam – preferably the Australian Open
  • ultimate professional goal is to be the best he can be

Off court

  • heroes are Usain Bolt and Rafael Nadal
  • best piece of advice he’s received is to train hard and play hard
  • had he not been a tennis player, he would perhaps be a coach or work in the areas of strength and conditioning


Year-end singles ranking history

2015 285
2014 461
2013 588
2012 902
2011 1056




2015 Serbia F7 ITF, Brisbane F9 ITF

2014 Serbia F8 ITF


2016 Mornington F3 ITF, USA F19 ITF

2015 Anning Challenger, Croatia F13 ITF, Germany F11 ITF

2014 Turkey F27 ITF

2013 Israel F8 ITF, Cambodia F1 ITF

Gavin Van Peperzeel in the news

O’Connell stuns Groth in five
Chris O'Connell in action
14 December, 2016

Chris O'Connell has produced a measured performance to oust Sam Groth in five sets at Melbourne Park on Wednesday, leaving the AO Play-off without any of its top four seeds.
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Biggest movers: Reid on the rise
Matt Reid in action during the Australian Open 2014 qualifying event; Getty Images
19 April, 2016

Matt Reid, Marinko Matosevic, Gavin Van Peperzeel and Bradley Mousley all enjoyed boosts in the latest edition of the ATP World Tour rankings.
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Biggest movers: Aussie stars on the way back
Marinko Matosevic in action at the Australian Open 2016 Play-off; Getty Images
22 March, 2016

Former Australian Davis Cup and Fed Cup representatives Marinko Matosevic and Storm Sanders have made strong pushes up in the latest rankings.
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Whittington makes it a Mornington double
20 March, 2016

Local Andrew Whittington has won the singles and doubles titles at the first of two Pro Tour events in Mornington.
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