PLAYER PROFILE

Jason Kubler

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AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
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ATP
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  • Age29
  • 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

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

2021 201
2020 257
2019 264
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

Wimbledon 2022: Singles draws unveiled
Ajla Tomljanovic and Alex de Minaur lead the Aussie charge at Wimbledon 2022.
24 June, 2022

Find out who our Aussie players face in the opening round at Wimbledon 2022 ...
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Six Australians complete successful Wimbledon 2022 qualifying campaigns
Jason Kubler during Wimbledon qualifying. Picture: Getty Images
24 June, 2022

Jason Kubler is among six Australian players to earn a coveted main draw spot in the Wimbledon 2022 qualifying competition.
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Eight Aussies eyeing coveted Wimbledon main draw spots
Priscilla Hon in action during Wimbledon qualifying. Picture: AELTC
23 June, 2022

Priscilla Hon features in an all-Australian final-round showdown as Wimbledon 2022 qualifying comes to a close.
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Eight Australians advance to final qualifying round at Wimbledon 2022
Maddison Inglis in action during Wimbledon qualifying. Picture: Getty Images
23 June, 2022

Maddison Inglis is one of eight Australians to progress to the final qualifying round at Wimbledon.
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