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

Kokkinakis, Tomic among five Aussies to advance
Thanasi Kokkinakis in action during his first-round victory at Wimbledon qualifying in 2018; Getty Images
26 June, 2018

It was a great start for Australia on Day 1 of Wimbledon qualifying, with Thanasi Kokkinakis, Bernard Tomic, Alex Bolt, Jason Kubler and JP Smith reaching the second round.
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Kokkinakis, Tomic among Aussies in Wimbledon qualifying
Thanasi Kokkinakis
25 June, 2018

Eight Australian men will begin their quest to reach the main draw at Wimbledon on Monday via the qualifying tournament at Roehampton.
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Bolt leads Aussie charge in s-Hertogenbosch
IN FORM: Alex Bolt has scored a career-first ATP main draw win in s-Hertogenbosch; Getty Images
13 June, 2018

Alex Bolt, Bernard Tomic, Matthew Ebden and Ajla Tomljanovic all advance to the second round in Dutch grass court tournament.
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Barty, Stosur set to begin grass season in Nottingham
FIRED UP: Sam Stosur begins her grass season in Nottingham this week; Getty Images
12 June, 2018

Plenty of Aussies players are in action this week as the ATP World Tour and WTA Tour's grass court seasons begin.
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