PLAYER PROFILE

Tristan Schoolkate

315
ITF Junior
RANKING
  • Age23
  • Born26 February 2001
  • Birth PlacePerth, WA
  • LivesPerth, WA
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachAndrew Roberts
“If you go down two sets to love it's a long way back. For me to snag that set and play probably one of the better tiebreaks I've played was really helpful, and sort of got me on a roll.”

— Tristan Schoolkate, 9 Dec 2019

» AO Play-off: Schoolkate stuns Harris in five

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

Year-end singles rankings

2023 260
2022 404
2021 611
2020 832
2019 866

Tristan Schoolkate in the news

Ranking movers: Birrell, Walton lead rising Australians
RM 200524
20 May, 2024

Queenslanders Kimberly Birrell and Adam Walton are among the biggest ranking movers this week.
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Ranking movers: Thompson, Saville, Walton lead rising Aussies
Jordan Thompson, Daria Saville and Adam Walton lead the rising Aussies in the latest world rankings.
6 May, 2024

Australian players Jordan Thompson, Daria Saville and Adam Walton make significant moves in the latest world rankings.
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Aussie weekly wrap: Rising star Schoolkate among six Australian title winners
Tristan Schoolkate celebrates winning his first ATP Challenger singles title.
6 May, 2024

Tristan Schoolkate won the biggest singles title of his career at an ATP Challenger tournament in China this week.
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Aussie weekly wrap: Inglis claims biggest singles title of her career
Maddison Inglis celebrates her victory in Tokyo.
29 April, 2024

Maddison Inglis is the first Australian in almost 10 years to win a women's singles title at ITF 100 level.
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