PLAYER PROFILE

Tristan Schoolkate

  • Age18
  • Born26 February 2001
  • Birth PlacePerth, WA
  • LivesPerth, WA
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachAndrew Roberts

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

Aussies in action: US Open Day 11
(L-R) Dylan Alcott, Ash Barty, Tristan Schoolkate and Rinky Hijikata (Getty Images)
5 September, 2019

Australian quartet Ash Barty, Dylan Alcott, Tristan Schoolkate and Rinky Hijikata all feature on the Day 11 schedule of play at Flushing Meadows.
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Aussies in action: US Open Day 10
Sam Stosur at the US Open (Getty Images)
4 September, 2019

Sam Stosur will play for a place in the US Open mixed doubles final with Rajeev Ram while our juniors look to continue their progress at Flushing Meadows.
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US Open: Hijikata headlines great day for Aussie juniors
Rinky Hijikata in action during the boys' singles tournament at the US Open (Getty Images)
4 September, 2019

Rinky Hijikata upsets No.3 seed Martin Damm to reach the third round of the boys' singles at Flushing Meadows before teaming with fellow Aussie Tristan Schoolkate to score a…
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Aussies in action: US Open Day 9
Tristan Schoolkate in action at the US Open (Getty Images)
3 September, 2019

Ash Barty and Sam Stosur continue their doubles campaigns at the US Open while four Australian juniors also take to the courts at Flushing Meadows.
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