PLAYER PROFILE

Philip Sekulic

  • Age20
  • Born 5 September 2003
  • LivesBrisbane, Queensland
  • Height191 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachMark Draper

ON COURT

  • Started playing tennis aged three
  • Lists claycourt as his favourite surface
  • Proudest moment in his career is his first-round qualifying win at the 2022 Australian Open
  • Peaked at world No.22 in ITF World Junior Tour rankings in December 2021
  • Named Male Junior Athlete of the Year at the 2021 Australian Tennis Awards
  • Recorded a 33-12 win-loss record in ITF World Junior Tour matches in 2021, winning titles in Germany, Hungary, Poland and Spain
  • Made Grand Slam debuts at Roland Garros, Wimbledon and US Open junior events in 2021
  • Reached back-to-back ITF Future finals (in India) in his first professional tournaments in late 2021

Off Court

  • Names his father as his biggest influence and support system
  • Says best advice he would give young players is “enjoy playing, enjoy competing and not worry too much about results”
  • Likes to watch and play basketball in his spare time, as well as play video games and go to the gym with friends
  • Dream doubles partner is Nick Kyrgios

 

 

Philip Sekulic in the news

Aussie weekly wrap: Birrell scores top-100 victory to claim ITF title in Japan
Kimberly Birrell celebrates winning an ITF 75 title in Japan.
13 May, 2024

Australian Kimberly Birrell dropped only a single set during an impressive run at an ITF 75 tournament in Fukuoka this week.
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Ranking movers: Celebrating new career-highs and impressive rises
Tristan Schoolkate and Adam Walton playing doubles at Australian Open 2024. Picture: Tennis Australia
22 April, 2024

Rising Australians Tristan Schoolkate and Adam Walton are among the biggest movers in the latest world rankings.
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Ranking movers: Persistence pays as Ebden, Thompson achieve new peaks
Matt Ebden and Jordan Thompson climb to new career-high rankings this week.
26 February, 2024

Matt Ebden rises to world No.1 in the latest ATP Tour doubles rankings, while Jordan Thompson soars to a career-best No.32 in singles.
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Millman makes winning start in Australian Open 2024 farewell
John Millman in action during Australian Open 2024 qualifying. Picture: Tennis Australia
10 January, 2024

The retiring John Millman was among four Aussies to score opening-round wins today in the Australian Open 2024 men's qualifying singles competition.
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