Jack Schipanski

  • Age30
  • Born16 April 1994
  • Birth PlaceAdelaide, South Australia
  • LivesAdelaide, South Australia
  • Height172 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachBrod Dyke
  • Pro Since2008

On court

  • Started playing tennis aged five because his parents – Cindy, a doctor, and Dean, a sports centre manager – and sisters Annika and Lucy all played.
  • Represented Australia in the 2010 Junior Davis Cup Final in San Luis Potosi, Mexico.
  • Reached his maiden ITF Futures Pro Circuit doubles final at Happy Valley in 2011, partnering fellow Australian Li Tu.
  • Claimed the Tennis Central 18&under ITF Summer Championships in Wellington, 2011.
  • Reached the final of the ITF Futures Pro Circuit doubles event at Port Pirie in 2012.
  • Dreams of winning a Grand Slam title, reaching world’s no. 1 and playing Davis Cup for Australia.
  • Strengths are his fighting spirit and his forehand.
  • Enjoys playing tennis for the competition and trying to improve.
  • Favourite player is Lleyton Hewitt.

Off court

  • Hobbies include going to the beach, listening to music plus enjoying AFL and cricket.

Year-end singles ranking history

2013 1471
2012 861
2011 1180
2010 1505







Jack Schipanski in the news

The Drive show strength and firm finals chances
Li Tu - Trinity TItans 1020x640
20 November, 2013

The Drive men’s put on a dominant display in the fourth round of ATL on Tuesday night at Memorial Drive with a six rubbers to one win over the Broadview Tigers. The…
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Getting to know the Glenlea Gators
13 November, 2013

The Glenlea Gators men’s side is again shaping up as the team to beat in this year’s Asia-Pacific Tennis League SA Conference. While the two time state winners…
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Rain Interrupts Round 1 in SA
Jack Schipanski - Glenlea Gators 1020x640
11 November, 2013

Round one of the 2013 Asia Pacific Tennis League South Australian Conference was played at Memorial Drive Tennis Centre last night with reigning women’s champions the…
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Seeds fall in Alice Springs
Omar Jasika clubs a forehand en route to victory over No.2 seed Alex Bolt at the Alice Springs Tennis International Pro Tour event; Tennis Australia
26 September, 2013

On a 38-degree day on Wednesday in Alice Springs, the top seeds and big names tumbled at the $15,000 men's Pro Tour event.
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