PLAYER PROFILE

Tristan Schoolkate

  • Age18
  • Born26 February 2001
  • Birth PlacePerth, WA
  • LivesPerth, WA
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachAndrew Roberts
“I’m not trying to put too much pressure on myself or have any results-based expectations, but it’d be nice to do well.”

— Tristan Schoolkate, 24 Sep 2019

» Schoolkate debuts in Darwin

On court

  • began playing tennis at age four
  • initially coached by his father, who was a tennis coach at Claremont Lawn Tennis Club
  • grew up playing on grass, which he considers his favourite surface
  • represented Australia at the World Junior Tennis finals in Prostejov, Czech Republic
  • later in 2015, reached the final of the 14/u Australian Championships at Melbourne Park
  • in December 2018, won the Australian Championships 18/u doubles title with Dane Sweeny
  • was a hitting partner at the Hopman Cup; in 2019 he practised with Alexander Zverev and Lucas Pouille
  • won his first match at a junior Grand Slam event en route to the third round of the Wimbledon boys’ singles
  • cracked the top 40 in the world ITF junior rankings in 2019
  • often trains with Australian doubles Grand Slam champion John Peers when the two players are back in Perth

Off court

  • completed Year 12 studies in 2018

Tristan Schoolkate in the news

South Aussies shine in Playford
Playford Bolt 2
29 October, 2019

Alex Bolt and Luke Saville keep the home fires burning with opening victories at the ATP Challenger in Playford.
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Green opens Traralgon account
CameronGreen
21 October, 2019

Cameron Green joins teenagers Tristan Schoolkate and Dane Sweeny in celebrating maiden ATP Challenger victories as seven Australians progress on the opening day in Traralgon.
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Aiava kicks off Toowoomba campaign
TOPSHOT - Destanee Aiava of Australia hits a backhand return to Sorana Cirstea of Romania on the final day of the Kooyong Classic tennis tournament in Melbourne January 10, 2019. (Photo by William WEST / AFP) / -- IMAGE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - STRICTLY NO COMMERCIAL USE --        (Photo credit should read WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images)
8 October, 2019

Second seed Destanee Aiava moves ahead at the Australian Pro Tour in Toowoomba, while teenager Dane Sweeny ousts top-seeded Chilean in the men’s event.
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Schoolkate debuts in Darwin
SchoolkateDarwin
24 September, 2019

Perth teen Tristan Schoolkate has been impressive on the world junior stage and looks to continue his success at the Darwin International this week.
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