PLAYER PROFILE

Marc Polmans

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AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
135
ATP
RANKING
  • Age22
  • Born 2 May 1997
  • LivesEast Brighton, Victoria
  • CoachPeter Luczak and John McCurdy
“I think we both did well to sneak out those wins and make it an all-Aussie final.”

— Marc Polmans, 27 Oct 2019

» Polmans takes Traralgon title

On court

  • Began playing tennis at the age of four after visiting his local club.
  • Born in South Africa, his family moved to Australia and settled in southeast Melbourne.
  • Captured the Danish Junior Cup singles title in 2012.
  • Ultimate goal is to win a Grand Slam event, represent Australia and reach the World’s top 10.
  • Admires former world no. 1 Rafael Nadal because he is “the best competitor in the world”
  • Career influences include his parents plus Tony Vermaak, his first tennis coach.

Off court

  • Hobbies include computer games plus playing badminton, squash and table tennis.
  • His parents are Gavin and Nicola and he has a younger brother, Greg.

Year-end singles ranking history

2018 144
2017 318
2016 226
2015 843
2014 1035
2013 1581
2012 1813

Titles/Finals

Titles

2019 Zhangjiagang Challenger, Traralgon Challenger

2018 Launceston Challenger, Renmark F1 ITF, Mildura F2 ITF, Mornington F3 ITF

2017 Canberra F2 ITF, Canberra F3 ITF

2016 Mozambique F1 ITF, Mozambique F2 ITF, Zimbabwe F2 ITF, Alice Springs F5 ITF

Finals

2019 Kaohsiung Challenger

2018 Mornington F4 ITF, Tallahassee Challenger, Stockton Challenger

2017 Italy F11 ITF

2016 Zimbabwe F1 ITF, USA F25 ITF, USA F26 ITF, Brisbane F6 ITF, Canberra Challenger

Marc Polmans in the news

Duckworth into Playford final
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2 November, 2019

In a reversal of fortune, James Duckworth enters the ATP Challenger final in Playford courtesy of a retirement.
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Inglis survives in Playford
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1 November, 2019

Maddison Inglis takes on Lizette Cabrera in Playford semifinal.
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Saville enjoying local support
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31 October, 2019

Unseeded Luke Saville claims a quarterfinal berth at home in Playford, upsetting No.12 seed, Akira Santillan.
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Biggest movers: De Minaur surges into top 20
Alex de Minaur in action during the ATP Swiss Indoors final against Roger Federer in Basel (Getty Images)
29 October, 2019

Alex de Minaur rises to world No.18 after his impressive run to the final of the ATP 500 event in Basel, while Marc Polmans equals his career-high ranking.
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