PLAYER PROFILE

Max Purcell

  • Age20
  • Born 3 April 1998
  • Birth PlaceSydney, (New South Wales)
  • LivesSydney, (New South Wales)
  • Height185 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachJarrad Burt
“I’ve been pretty consistent. Just doing the little things well and competing hard.”

— Max Purcell, 18 Nov 2016

» Purcell halts Banes to reach Blacktown semi

On court

  • semifinalist in the 2011 Australian Optus 12s Autumn Nationals
  • won his first professional title with a stunning victory at the Gimcheon ATP Challenger in July 2016; at world No.762 he became the second lowest-ranked winner of a Challenger title since 2000

Off court

  • favourite city in the world is his hometown Sydney
  • if he wasn’t a tennis player would be a cricketer
  • favourite food is Mexican

Year-end singles ranking history

2017 278
2016 324
2015 1431

Titles/Finals

Titles

2018 Mornington F4 ITF

2017 Japan F2 ITF, Pattaya F9 ITF

2016 Gimcheon Challenger

Finals

2018 Mornington F3 ITF

2017 Indonesia F6 ITF

2016 Blacktown F10 ITF

Max Purcell in the news

Biggest movers: De Minaur closing in on top 100
Alex de Minaur roars during his clash with Tomas Berdych.
10 April, 2018

Alex De Minaur is now within striking distance of the top 100 after his run to last week's ATP Challenger final in Alicante.
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Purcell stops Polmans to win Mornington
Max-Purcell-Mornington-#2
1 April, 2018

Sydney teenager Max Purcell exacts revenge on top seed Marc Polmans to take the title in Mornington and end the Victorian's epic Australian Pro Tour run.
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Four in a row for Polmans
Polmans Mornington 3
25 March, 2018

Marc Polmans defeats Max Purcell to successfully defend his Mornington title and continue his stunning run on the Australian Pro Tour.
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Purcell, Polmans into Mornington final
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 18:  Max Purcell of Australia reacts in his first round men's doubles match with Luke Saville of Australia against Mikhail Elgin of Russian and Andrey Rublev of Russia on day four of the 2018 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 18, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Jaimi Chisholm/Getty Images)
24 March, 2018

The top two seeds will face off in Sunday's ITF Futures final in Mornington.
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