Jacob Grills

  • Age23
  • Born18 June 1995
  • Birth PlaceVictoria, Australia
  • LivesVictoria, Australia
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachWayne Arthurs
“In the end, I’m just pretty stoked to qualify.”

— Jacob Grills, 6 Jan 2015

» Three Victorians through to Happy Valley main draw

On court

  • first realised at age 13 that he was good enough to pursue a professional career
  • in 2011, won the Gosford Junior International
  • won the 16s boys doubles event at the Optus Australian Championships
  • favourite player is Roger Federer
  • ideal mixed doubles partner would be Samantha Harris
  • names Albert Ramos as the toughest opponent he’s faced
  • dream tennis scenario would be to face Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in the final of the Australian Open at Rod Laver Arena
  • professional goals are to crack the top 100 and play Davis Cup

Off court

  • if not a tennis player, he would be an Australian Rules footballer or soccer player

Year-end singles ranking history

2016 1026
2015 529
2014 770
2013 880
2012 1105



2015 Thailand F3 ITF


2017 Hong Kong F2 ITF, Hong Kong F3 ITF

2016 Vietnam F3 ITF

Jacob Grills in the news

Titles for Grills, Sharma
Jacob Grills; Getty Images
21 August, 2017

Title-winning Aussies Jacob Grills and Astra Sharma were among five Aussies appearing in professional-level finals around the world at the weekend.
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Kooyong and Royal South Yarras reach ATL Playoffs
Omar Jasika in action at Australian Open 2015; Getty Images
7 December, 2015

Victorian teams secured both the men's and women's ATL South Conference titles as the Kooyong Classics and Royal South Yarras were victorious at Melbourne Park.
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ATL roadshow heads country
Zuzana Zlochova in action during the Asia-Pacific Tennis League
25 November, 2015

Action is heating up in the Asia Pacific Tennis League in Victoria this weekend
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Polmans reaches first Futures semifinal
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 24:  Marc Polmans of Australia in action in his match against Corentin Denolly of France during the Australian Open 2015 Junior Championships at Melbourne Park on January 24, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
21 November, 2015

Marc Polmans has reached the first ITF Futures semifinal of his career and will face Maverick Banes in a bid to extend his Wollongong campaign further.
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