Jason Kubler

  • Age30
  • 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
  • Sidelined during 2019 with wrist injury
  • Enjoyed a career-best Grand Slam run at Wimbledon 2022, reaching the fourth round as a qualifier
  • Made Davis Cup debut in September 2022, becoming the 114th player to represent Australia in the competition
  • Scored two top-40 singles wins representing Australia at the inaugural United Cup
  • Won the Australian Open 2023 men’s doubles title alongside Rinky Hijikata as wildcards; Kubler was ranked No.163 at the time and making only his third Grand Slam doubles appearance.

Off court

  • 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

2022 109
2021 201
2020 257
2019 264
2018 114
2017 337
2016 1036
2015 547
2014 136
2013 469
2012 324
2011 528
2010 535

Jason Kubler in the news

Aussie weekly wrap: In-form Duckworth continues late-season surge
James Duckworth. Picture: Tennis Australia
19 November, 2023

James Duckworth is edging closer to a top-100 return after reaching another ATP Challenger singles final in Canada this week.
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Aussie doubles ace Ebden races into semifinals at ATP Finals
TURIN, ITALY - NOVEMBER 17:  Rohan Bopanna of India (R) and Matthew Ebden of Australia celebrate match point against Neal Skupski of Great Britain and Wesley Koolhof of the Netherlands in their round robin doubles match during day six of the Nitto ATP Finals at Pala Alpitour on November 17, 2023 in Turin, Italy.  (Photo by Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images)
17 November, 2023

Matt Ebden has become the first Australian since 2017 to reach the semifinals at the ATP Finals.
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Jason Kubler appreciating “special” experience at ATP Finals
Jason Kubler and Rinky Hijikata at the ATP Finals. Photo by Getty Images
17 November, 2023

Competing at the ATP Finals for the first time in his career, Australian Jason Kubler is relishing the opportunity.
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Ebden and Bopanna win historic doubles clash at ATP Finals
Matt Ebden and Rohan Bopanna at the ATP Finals in Italy. Picture: Getty Images
15 November, 2023

In the first ATP Finals doubles match between opposing Aussies since 1998, Matt Ebden and Indian partner Rohan Bopanna emerged triumphant.
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