PLAYER PROFILE

Jordan Thompson

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AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
37
ATP
RANKING
  • Age30
  • Born20 April 1994
  • Birth PlaceSydney, New South Wales
  • LivesSydney, New South Wales
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachJaymon Crabb
  • Pro Since2013
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
  • 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
  • Scored back-to-back top-20 wins (beating world No.6 Alexander Zverev and world No.12 Casper Ruud) to win his maiden ATP singles title at Los Cabos in Mexico in February 2024.
  • Teamed with American Sebastian Korda to win his first ATP Masters 1000 doubles title at Madrid in May 2024. This made Thompson the first Australian in 18 years to win a clay-court title at this level.

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

2023 55
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 players handed challenging singles draws at Roland Garros 2024
Alex de Minaur, Daria Saville and Jordan Thompson lead the Aussie charge at Roland Garros 2024.
23 May, 2024

Alex de Minaur, Daria Saville and Jordan Thompson lead the Aussie charge at Roland Garros 2024.
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Eleven Australian players receive direct acceptance at Wimbledon 2024
Alex de Minaur and Ajla Tomljanovic will compete at Wimbledon 2024.
22 May, 2024

Alex de Minaur and Ajla Tomljanovic are among 11 Australian players confirmed to compete in the singles events at Wimbledon this year.
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Australian men to set 25-year high at Roland Garros 2024
Alexei Popyrin, Alex de Minaur and Jordan Thompson lead the Australian charge at Roland Garros 2024.
21 May, 2024

For the first time since 1999, there will be at least nine Australians contesting the men's singles main draw at Roland Garros.
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Australian men close to achieving 42-year rankings first
Australian No.1 Alex de Minaur. Picture: Getty Images
20 May, 2024

World No.11 Alex de Minaur leads a strong Australian contingent in the latest ATP Tour singles rankings.
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