Jordan Thompson

  • Age29
  • Born20 April 1994
  • Birth PlaceSydney, New South Wales
  • LivesSydney, New South Wales
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachJaymon Crabb
  • Pro Since2013
“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
  • Made first ATP final at ‘s-Hertogenbosch in 2019, a performance which saw him also break into the world’s top 50
  • Advanced to a Grand Slam fourth round for the first time at the US Open in 2020
  • Helped Australia advance to the 2022 Davis Cup Finals, playing an important role in both singles and doubles
  • In March 2023, upset second seed and world No.3 Stefanos Tsitsipas to reach the third round of the Indian Wells Masters.

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

2022 84
2021 77
2020 51
2019 64
2018 72
2017 94
2016 79
2015 154
2014 273
2013 315

Jordan Thompson in the news

Australian Davis Cup team to play Italy in 2023 final
Alex de Minaur in action at the Davis Cup Finals. Picture: Getty Images
25 November, 2023

Alex de Minaur and his Australian Davis Cup team-mates are ready to serve up a challenge to Italy in the 2023 final.
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Hewitt determined to lead Australia to Davis Cup glory
Lleyton Hewitt at the 2023 Davis Cup Finals in Spain. Picture: Getty Images
24 November, 2023

Australian captain Lleyton Hewitt has full belief in his team ahead of a semifinal showdown with Finland in the 2023 Davis Cup competition.
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Australia stages steely comeback to advance to Davis Cup 2023 semifinals
Alex de Minaur celebrates at the 2023 Davis Cup quarterfinals.    Picture: Getty Images
22 November, 2023

A heroic effort from Alex de Minaur helps Australia reach consecutive Davis Cup semifinals for the first time since 2001.
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Australia set for Davis Cup quarterfinal showdown with Czech Republic
Lleyton Hewitt and Alex de Minaur at the Davis Cup. Picture: Getty Images
22 November, 2023

The Australian team meets the Czech Republic in a must-win quarterfinal clash at the 2023 Davis Cup Finals in Spain.
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