PLAYER PROFILE

Tristan Schoolkate

315
ITF Junior
RANKING
  • Age22
  • 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

Australian men achieve 25-year first in year-end singles rankings
Alex de Minaur. Picture: Getty Images
4 December, 2023

Alex de Minaur is among eight Australian men to finish the 2023 season inside the top 100 in singles, the most to achieve this feat since 1998.
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Aussie stars to compete at Australian Pro Tour event in Brisbane
Olivia Gadecki. Picture: Tennis Australia
20 November, 2023

Olivia Gadecki leads a strong contingent of Aussies athletes competing at the Brisbane QTC Tennis International this week.
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Ranking movers: Duckworth soars after winning back-to-back titles
James Duckworth in action at Playford. Picture: Tennis SA
30 October, 2023

Australian James Duckworth is edging closer to a top-100 return in the latest ATP Tour singles rankings.
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Strong field set as Australian Pro Tour heads to Sydney
Thanasi Kokkinakis, Astra Sharma and Rinky Hijikata will contest the NSW Open this week.
30 October, 2023

Thanasi Kokkinakis, Astra Sharma and Rinky Hijikata will all contest the NSW Open in Sydney this week.
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