Greg Jones

  • Age33
  • Born31 January 1989
  • Birth PlaceSydney, New South Wales
  • LivesSydney, New South Wales
  • Height187 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachAnthony Lane
  • Pro Since2005

On court

  • Started playing tennis, aged eight, at Rawson Park Tennis Club in Mosman, Sydney.
  • Reached the 2007 Junior French Open final, the first Australian to do so in 20 years.
  • Climbed to World No.4 in the Junior Rankings in 2007.
  • Won his first ITF Futures Pro Circuit event in 2008, securing the Florida F10 title.
  • Moved inside the World’s top 200 on the back of some impressive results in ITF Futures and ATP Challenger events in 2010.
  • Competed in his maiden Grand Slam at the 2010 Australian Open, losing to 13th seed Alexandr Dolgopolov in five sets in the first round.
  • Reached the final of the ATP Challenger in Caloundra 2012, securing his first win over a top 100 player when he beat then World No. 62 Yen-Hsun Lu in the semi-finals.
  • Dreams of representing Australia at Davis Cup level, as well as win a Grand Slam.
  • Idols growing up were Australian Davis Cup Captain Patrick Rafter and Pete Sampras.
  • Favourite surface is hard courts.
  • If he weren’t a tennis player he would still be involved with sports somehow, describing himself as a “sports nut”.

Off court

  • Nicknames are ‘Jonesy’, ‘Greggy’ and ‘Roy’.
  • Favourite food is burgers and chips.
  • Father, Russell, is a quantity surveyor and mother, Donna, is a special needs teacher.

Year-end singles ranking history

2015 1213
2014 686
2013 302
2012 375
2011 196
2010 250
2009 252
2008 397
2007 408
2006 1540



2013 Sydney F9 ITF

2009 Australia F4 ITF

2008 U.S.A. F10 ITF


2016 Mildura F2 ITF

2012 Australia (Caloundra) Challenger

2011 Uzbekistan (Fergana) Challenger

2010 Burnie (Australia) Challenger, Australia F2 ITF,

2009 Australia F3 ITF

2008 Australia F10 ITF, Great Britain F10 ITF

2007 Tasmania, Burnie (Australia) Challenger

Greg Jones in the news

Transitioning from life on the professional circuit
28 June, 2018

Casey Dellacqua, Jelena Dokic and Sam Groth were among some of the past players undertaking a coaching course in Melbourne last week.
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Biggest movers: Polmans continued to climb
Marc Polmans in action during the boys' 18/u Australian Championships final against Oliver Anderson at Melbourne Park as part of the 2015 December Showdown; Elizabeth Xue Bai
16 August, 2016

Marc Polmans is one of the fastest-rising Australians in the ATP rankings, having halved his ranking since the beginning of June.
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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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Kelly takes Mildura title
6 March, 2016

Victorian Dayne Kelly has captured his fifth ITF title in Mildura.
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