Jeffrey Strydom

  • Birth PlaceSouth Africa
  • LivesAdelaide, Australia
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • Started playing tennis in South Africa where he was born.
  • Moved to Australia when he was eight years old.
  • Enjoys the “one-on-one” battle of tennis.
  • Long-term goals are to play tennis professionally and become the best player they can be.
  • Biggest inspiration is Rafael Nadal and other favourite players include Novak Djokovic and Carlos Alcaraz.
  • Describes his game style as aggressive and tries to get on top of the point early.
  • Won the 2023 14-and-under boys’ singles and doubles titles at the Australian Junior Hardcourt Championships.
  • Would steal Novak Djokovic’s backhand if he could.
  • Enjoys going to the beach and the gym and hanging out with his family and friends.
  • Attended inaugural Tennis Australia Talent Combine in September 2023
  • Selected to represent Australia in the 2024 Junior Davis Cup

Jeffrey Strydom in the news

Aussie weekly wrap: Emerson Jones clinches big junior title in Italy
Emerson Jones in action.
27 May, 2024

Rising star Emerson Jones was one of many Australians posting impressive results at tournaments across the world this week.
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Australian teams named for 2024 Junior Davis Cup and Junior Billie Jean King Cup
Cruz Hewitt, the son of Lleyton Hewitt, in action at Australian Open 2024. Picture: Tennis Australia
10 May, 2024

Cruz Hewitt is among the six players selected to represent Australia at an Asia-Oceania qualifying event in Kazakhstan this month.
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Jeffrey Strydom: A rising star of Australian tennis
Jeffrey Strydom poses for a photo during the Talent Combine at the Queensland Tennis Centre in Brisbane on Tuesday, September 26, 2023. Photo by TENNIS AUSTRALIA/JASON O'BRIEN
13 October, 2023

Meet Jeffrey Strydom, a 14-year-old from South Australia and one of Australia's most promising junior talents.
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Champions crowned at 2023 Australian Junior Hardcourt Championships
Singles champions Pauline Ma, Jennifer Ott, Jeffrey Strydom and Raphael Savelli at the 2023 Australian Junior Hardcourt Championships. Picture: Tennis SA
9 October, 2023

Pauline Ma, Jennifer Ott, Jeffrey Strydom and Raphael Savelli have been crowned the singles champions at the 2023 Australian Junior Hardcourt Championships in Adelaide.
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