PLAYER PROFILE

Jordan Thompson

5
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
98
ATP
RANKING
  • Age24
  • Born20 April 1994
  • Birth PlaceSydney, New South Wales
  • LivesSydney, New South Wales
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachStephen Thompson
FOLLOW
“It's a tough match. He is so big and it is grass so it's a unique surface and generally favours the big servers, so I've got to definitely be on my game.”

— Jordan Thompson, 2 Jul 2018

» Thompson looking to recapture grass form

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

2017 94
2016 79
2015 154
2014 273
2013 315

Titles/Finals

Titles

2018 Chennai Challenger

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

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

2013 Austria F5 ITF, Alice Springs F8 ITF

Finals

2018 Kyoto Challenger, Seoul Challenger, Binghamton Challenger

2017 Surbiton Challenger, Binghamton Challenger, Vancouver Challenger

2015 Ho Chi Minh City Challenger, Traralgon Challenger

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

2013 Sydney F9 ITF

Jordan Thompson 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, De Minaur win in Washington
James Duckworth; Getty Images
1 August, 2018

On the comeback trail from injury, James Duckworth snaps a four-match losing streak to set up a second-round meeting with fellow Aussie Nick Kyrgios at the Citi Open in…
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Doubles glory for Smith in Atlanta
John Patrick Smith (R) and Nicholas Monroe pose with their trophy after winning the ATP doubles title in Atlanta; Getty Images
30 July, 2018

Combining with American Nicholas Monroe, John-Patrick Smith captured his first career ATP doubles title on Sunday at the Atlanta Open.
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