PLAYER PROFILE

Jordan Thompson

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AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
63
ATP
RANKING
  • Age25
  • Born20 April 1994
  • Birth PlaceSydney, New South Wales
  • LivesSydney, New South Wales
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachJaymon Crabb
FOLLOW
“I'm going to forget a lot of people but I don't want to forget anyone, so I'm going to say thank you everyone, and especially to Lleyton (Hewitt) over there, and Ivan (Gutierrez) - thanks for being with me for this week.”

— Jordan Thompson, 17 Jun 2019

» Thompson falls in ‘s-Hertogenbosch final

On court

  • tennis player from the age of four; got into the sport because his parents, Stephen (his coach) and Karen, both played
  • in 2008, was selected to represent Australia at the World Junior Tennis competition
  • won the Australian Open 2014 Wildcard Play-off, defeating Ben Mitchell in the final 6-3 6-2 4-6 4-6 6-1; he repeated the feat the following year with a gruelling five-set defeat of John-Patrick Smith
  • tennis hero is Rafael Nadal
  • professional ambition is to crack the world’s top 100; achieved that feat in May 2016 after winning the Anning Challenger title in China
  • in 2016 won first four ATP Challenger titles to considerably boost his ranking
  • won first Grand Slam main draw match at Roland Garros in 2016; lost in the second round to 27th seed Ivo Karlovic, 12-10 in the fifth set
  • made his Australian Davis Cup debut in 2017 against Czech Republic in the World Group first round tie against Czech Republic in Melbourne; won his first live rubber in straight sets
  • repeated the feat against the United States in April 2017’s quarterfinals in Brisbane, beating Jack Sock in the opening rubber to help Australia to a 3-1 victory
  • scored his first win over a world No.1 when he upset Andy Murray in the first round at Queen’s in 2017

Off court

  • has an older sister, Karlie
  • also plays soccer and touch football
  • on a perfect day, he would win the lottery
  • would have followed a career in rugby league had he not played tennis

Year-Ending Ranking History

2018 72
2017 94
2016 79
2015 154
2014 273
2013 315

Titles/Finals

Titles

2018 Chennai CH, Traralgon CH, Canberra CH

2016 Cherbourg CH, Anning CH, Ho Chi Minh City CH, Traralgon CH

2015 Melbourne F4 ITF, Thailand F6 ITF, Thailand F7 ITF

2013 Austria F5 ITF, Alice Springs F8 ITF

Finals

2019 Nanchang CH, 's-Hertogenbosch ATP

2018 Kyoto CH, Seoul CH, Binghamton CH, Columbus CH, Calgary CH

2017 Surbiton CH, Binghamton CH, Vancouver CH

2015 Ho Chi Minh City CH, Traralgon CH

2014 Port Pirie F2 ITF, Croatia F10 ITF, Bangkok CH

2013 Sydney F9 ITF

Jordan Thompson in the news

Australian Open: Millman makes his mark
John Millman moves into the third round of Australian Open 2020; Getty Images
22 January, 2020

John Millman's stellar start to season 2020 continues as the Queenslander moves into the Australian Open's third round, yet Jordan Thompson and Marc Polmans lost on…
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Australian Open: Battling Polmans caps memorable day for Aussie men
A spirited Marc Polmans claims a first Grand Slam main draw win at AO 2020: Getty Images
21 January, 2020

A spirited Marc Polmans claims a first Grand Slam main draw win in a successful day for local men at Australian Open 2020.
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Australian Open: Millman wins through into second round
John Millman (R) congratulates Ugo Humbert after winning their Australian Open first-round match. (Getty Images)
21 January, 2020

John Millman sees off dangerous Frenchman Ugo Humbert to take his place in the second round of the Australian Open.
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Aussies set for Australian Open 2020
John Millman in action at the ATP event in Auckland. (Getty Images)
19 January, 2020

On the eve of the Australian Open, several of Australia's main-draw hopes spoke to the media as they prepare for their 2020 campaigns at Melbourne Park.
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