PLAYER PROFILE

Jason Kubler

  • Age27
  • Born19 May 1993
  • Birth PlaceBrisbane, Queensland
  • LivesBrisbane, Queensland
  • Height179 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachBen Mathias & David Hodge
  • Pro Since2008
“It’s been a long time, it feels good to get one.”

— Jason Kubler, 27 Jan 2020

» Kubler back in winner’s circle

On court

  • Began playing tennis when his father introduced him to the game, aged five.
  • With his powerful build and heavy-hitting playing style, he’s been described as a right-handed version of Rafael Nadal.
  • Led the 2009 Junior Davis Cup team to victory, remaining undefeated in singles and doubles.
  • Davis Cup triumph was part of a 36-match winning streak in 2009 that also reaped five junior ITF titles.
  • Won the Optus 18s Australian Championships in 2009, defeating Ben Mitchell in the final.
  • Made his Grand Slam debut at the 2010 Australian Open.
  • Won his first ITF Futures events in 2011, securing back-to-back titles in Texas and Alabama.
  • Member of the 2012 Australian Institute of Sport Pro Tour Program.
  • Won first ATP Challenger title in Sibiu, Romania in 2014; one of four titles he won that year to finish season ranked No.136.
  • Qualified at Wimbledon in 2018, marking the first time he had won three qualifying rounds to reach a Grand Slam main draw.
  • Cracked ATP top 100 (at No.99) on 20 August 2018 after reaching final of Vancouver Challenger.
  • Players he admires are Roger Federer, Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi.
  • Dream is to win all four Grand Slam titles and to be world No.1.
  • Favourite surface is clay.

Off court

  • Sporting hero is Lance Armstrong.
  • Enjoys hanging out with his mates in his spare time.
  • Good friends with fellow player Ben Mitchell.
  • Hobbies include Rugby League.

Year-end singles ranking history

2018 114
2017 337
2016 1036
2015 547
2014 136
2013 469
2012 324
2011 528
2010 535

Titles/Finals

Titles

2018 Winnipeg CH

2014 Spain F1 ITF, Netherlands F3 ITF, Italy F24 ITF, Sibiu CH

2013 Italy F4 ITF, Spain F37 ITF, Egypt F36 ITF

2012 U.S.A F4 ITF, Australia F4 ITF

2011 U.S.A F28 ITF, U.S.A F29 ITF

Finals

2019 Winnetka CH

2018 Vancouver CH

2014 Egypt F3 ITF, Spain F2 ITF, Lima CH

2013 Bundaberg F5 ITF

2012 Turkey F25 ITF, Australia F3 ITF, U.S.A F3 ITF, U.S.A F1 ITF, Spain F30 ITF

2010 Australia F3 ITF

Jason Kubler in the news

UTR Pro Tennis Series: Winning returns for Kubler and Inglis
Maddison-Inglis-Brisbane
2 July, 2020

Jason Kubler and Maddison Inglis return to professional tennis with impressive victories at the UTR Pro Tennis Series in Brisbane.  
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Mott opens Launceston account
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 14: Blake Mott of Australia plays a backhand in his match against Pedro Sousa of Portugal during 2020 Australian Open Qualifying at Melbourne Park on January 14, 2020 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Daniel Pockett/Getty Images)
4 February, 2020

Blake Mott returns to the winner’s circle with an opening round win against Japanese qualifier in Launceston.
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Rankings watch: Kyrgios returns to top 20
ON THE RISE: Nick Kyrgios is back in the world's top 20 after his Australian Open run. Picture: Getty Images
4 February, 2020

From impressive rises to career-high rankings, many Australian players made giant strides in the latest rankings.
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Inglis into Burnie final with upset win
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 14: Maddison Inglis of Australia celebrates a point in her match against Rebecca Sramkova of Slovakia during 2020 Australian Open Qualifying at Melbourne Park on January 14, 2020 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Daniel Pockett/Getty Images)
1 February, 2020

Maddison Inglis earns a top 100 victory and enters the final in Burnie after straight sets win over Spanish second seed.
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