PLAYER PROFILE

Jordan Thompson

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AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
64
ATP
RANKING
  • Age26
  • 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

Eleven Aussies enter US Open
ONE TO WATCH: Alex de Minaur made the US Open fourth round in 2019. Picture: Getty Images
5 August, 2020

World No.26 Alex de Minaur is among 11 Australians who plan to contest the US Open later this month.
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Tennis: A proud Olympic sport
OLYMPICS: Sam Stosur made her fourth Olympic appearance at Rio 2016. Picture: Getty Images
23 June, 2020

To celebrate Olympic Day, we reflect on Australia's recent tennis history at the Olympic Games.
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Social round-up: Dancing with the tennis stars
Daria Gavrilova and Todd Woodbridge show off their dance moves. Pictures: Instagram
23 April, 2020

What have Australia's top-ranked players been up to? We've collated tweets and posts from this week to keep fans up to date.
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Millman: “It was something pretty special”
UNITED: John Millman, James Duckworth, Alex Bolt, Lleyton Hewitt, Jordan Thompson and John Peers celebrate their Davis Cup victory against Brazil. Picture: Getty Images
7 March, 2020

The Australian Davis Cup team share their thoughts after a hard-fought 3-1 victory over Brazil in Adelaide.
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