- Born 2 May 1997
- LivesEast Brighton, Victoria
- CoachPeter Luczak and John McCurdy
“To play qualifying of all of the Slams (in 2018) was a big confidence booster because I gained a lot of experience from playing. Now a big Aussie Open is coming up soon - I'm looking forward to that.”
— Marc Polmans, 10 Jan 2019
» Polmans set to take the next step
- 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.
- 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 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
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
Jordan Thompson, Matt Ebden and John Millman boosted Australia's first-round winner's list to eight players with solid outings at Melbourne Park on Monday.
Nick Kyrgios and Bernard Tomic have drawn Milos Raonic and Marin Cilic respectively in the first round at Melbourne Park, while Alex De Minaur could face Rafael Nadal in the last…
After a career-best season in 2018, Victorian Marc Polmans is targeting more play at ATP events and Grand Slams in 2019 - starting with the Australian Open, where he has received…
Tasmanian Harry Bourchier has a career-best win defeating world No.73 Roberto Carballes Baena of Spain at the ATP Challenger 80 event in Canberra