PLAYER PROFILE

Jason Kubler

7
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
163
ATP
RANKING
  • Age25
  • Born19 May 1993
  • Birth PlaceBrisbane, Queensland
  • LivesBrisbane, Queensland
  • Height179 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachBen Mathias & David Hodge
  • Pro Since2008
“My goal in tennis was to see how good I can be.”

— Jason Kubler, 24 Jun 2015

» Kubler scores emotional victory

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.
  • 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

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

Titles/Finals

Titles

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

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

2014 Egypt F3 ITF, Spain F2 ITF, Lima Challenger

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

Kokkinakis, Tomic and Santillan win in Paris qualifying
Thanasi Kokkinakis; Getty Images
22 May, 2018

Three of the six Australians in action on day one of French Open qualifying make it through to round two.
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Kokkinakis, Tomic lead Aussie hopes in Roland Garros qualifying
READY TO GO: Thanasi Kokkinakis is one of six Australian men who begin their French Open qualifying campaign tonight; Getty Images
21 May, 2018

Six Australians begin their French Open qualifying campaigns tonight in Paris.
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Biggest movers: Kubler, Fourlis make gains
Jason Kubler; Getty Images
8 May, 2018

Jason Kubler has risen almost 800 places since October last year while Jaimee Fourlis cracked the Aussie top 10 after setting a career-high ranking.
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Top of the class? Aussies’ report card for Q1
Ash Barty in action at Australian Open 2018, where she reached the third round; Getty Images
10 April, 2018

With the first three months of the season complete, we take a look at how the top Aussie players have fared in the first quarter, and what lies ahead for the claycourt season.
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