Hayden Jones

  • Age17
  • Born30 August 2006
  • Birth PlaceGold Coast, QLD
  • LivesGold Coast, QLD
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachDes Tyson

On Court

  • Started playing at age six after the local coach, John Dutton, invited him to join a tennis squad
  • Took out the 12/u National Claycourt Championships in 2019
  • Won first professional-level match at the Australian Pro Tour event in Canberra in February 2022
  • Proudest moment so far is representing Australia at the 2022 Junior Davis Cup
  • Won the 2022 Oceania Junior Championships
  • Favourite surface to play on is grass after competing in the 2022 Wimbledon junior competition
  • Names his coaches, Clint Letcher, Heath Denman and John Dutton as his biggest influences
  • Named orange boy for the Australian Davis Cup team for the round-robin stage of the 2022 finals.
  • Cracked ITF world junior top 25 in early 2023
  • Trains at KDV Tennis Academy on the Gold Coast
  • Advanced to the boys’ doubles semifinals at US Open 2023 alongside American Alexander Razeghi.

Off Court

  • His mother, Loretta Harrop, was an Olympic silver medalist in triathlon and his father, Brad Jones, a QAFL Grogan medalist
  • Has a younger sister, Emerson, who is also a top junior tennis player
  • Hobbies include fishing and hanging out with family and friends
  • Favourite food is mud crab
  • Male Junior Athlete of the Year finalist at the 2022 Australian Tennis Awards.

Year-end ranking history

2022 1401

Hayden Jones in the news

Aussie weekly wrap: Two weddings and five title winners
Arina Rodionova celebrates winning her 16th career ITF singles title.
3 December, 2023

Australian Arina Rodionova won her 16th career ITF singles title this week. It is her seventh of a career-best season.
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Aussie weekly wrap: Promising Australian teens scoop ITF titles
Rising Aussie teens Edward Winter and Stefani Webb both won ITF titles this week.
12 November, 2023

Rising teens Edward Winter and Stefani Webb were among four Australians to win ITF titles this week.
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Aussie weekly wrap: Jones, Sharma enjoy title-winning runs
Hayden Jones and Astra Sharma won ITF titles this week.
2 October, 2023

The top-performing Australian players this week include Hayden Jones and Astra Sharma, who both captured titles on the ITF World Tour.
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Junior ranking movers: Aussies on the rise after US Open
Hayden Jones and Pavle Marinkov both performed strongly at US Open 2023.
11 September, 2023

Australian talents Hayden Jones and Pavle Marinkov climb in the latest ITF World Tennis Tour junior rankings.
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