PLAYER PROFILE

Jason Kubler

6
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
109
ATP
RANKING
  • Age25
  • Born19 May 1993
  • Birth PlaceBrisbane, Queensland
  • LivesBrisbane, Queensland
  • Height179 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachBen Mathias & David Hodge
  • Pro Since2008
“I’ve always dreamt of playing in the US Open main draw. I’ve worked pretty hard over the last 12 months and it’s paid off.”

— Jason Kubler, 14 Aug 2018

» Kubler awarded US Open wildcard

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

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

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

Kubler awarded US Open wildcard
Jason Kubler; Getty Images
14 August, 2018

Queenslander Jason Kubler has been rewarded for his impressive season with a wildcard into the main draw of the US Open later this month.
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Kokkinakis wins Aptos Challenger trophy
Thanasi Kokkinakis; Getty Images
13 August, 2018

Thanasi Kokkinakis scooped the ATP Challenger title in Aptos, California in an impressive performance that will boost him back inside the world's top 200.
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Duckworth advances in DC as Kyrgios withdraws
James Duckworth advances on the net during his second-round loss to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at the US Open; Getty Images
2 August, 2018

A troublesome hip has forced Nick Kyrgios out of the ATP event in Washington DC. James Duckworth beat the man who replaced him, Jason Kubler, to reach the last 16.
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Biggest movers: Millman cracks top 50
John Millman; Getty Images
24 July, 2018

John Millman continues to flourish, Sam Stosur inches her way back, and youngsters make their move in the latest release of the ATP and WTA rankings.
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