PLAYER PROFILE

Jason Kubler

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AUSTRALIAN
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ATP
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  • Age26
  • Born19 May 1993
  • Birth PlaceBrisbane, Queensland
  • LivesBrisbane, Queensland
  • Height179 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachBen Mathias & David Hodge
  • Pro Since2008
“The actual struggle was accepting that I really do have another knee issue, and I’ll have to go through it all again.”

— Jason Kubler, 14 Jan 2019

» Kubler back on track after latest knee setback

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 Challenger

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

2018 Vancouver Challenger

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

Aussie trio out of French Open qualifying
Kimberly Birrell; Getty Images
23 May, 2019

Australians Kim Birrell, Arina Rodionova and Jason Kubler are beaten in French Open qualifying.
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Bolt beaten in Roland Garros qualifying
Alex Bolt; Getty Images
22 May, 2019

Alex Bolt loses to Spain's Adrian Menendez-Maceiras, leaving three Australian players in French Open qualifying.
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Kubler wins, Kokkinakis withdraws in Paris
Jason Kubler; Getty Images
21 May, 2019

Jason Kubler wins his opening match in French Open qualifying but injury forces Thanasi Kokkinakis to withdraw.
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Aussies ready as Roland Garros qualifying begins
ON SERVE: Thanasi Kokkinakis is one of five Australian men in Roland Garros qualifying; Getty Images
20 May, 2019

Five Australian men are competing in Roland Garros qualifying, with four set to start their campaigns on Monday.
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