PLAYER PROFILE

Tristan Schoolkate

  • Age20
  • 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

2021 611
2020 832
2019 866

Tristan Schoolkate in the news

Ranking movers: Vukic leads rising Aussies
Aleksandar Vukic. Picture: Getty Images
16 November, 2021

Australia's Aleksandar Vukic is at a career-high world No.170 in the latest singles rankings.
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Ranking movers: James Duckworth makes top-50 debut
James Duckworth at the Paris Masters. Picture: Getty Images
8 November, 2021

In-form James Duckworth headlines an impressive group of Australian players achieving new career-high rankings this week.
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Social round-up: Proud Aussies starring at Billie Jean King Cup
Storm Sanders celebrates at the Billie Jean King Cup Finals. Picture: ITF
4 November, 2021

What have Australia's top-ranked players been up to? We've collated tweets and posts from this week to keep fans up to date ...
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Ranking movers: Aussie stars continue to rise
Australian players Thanasi Kokkinakis, Ellen Perez and James Duckworth. Pictures: Getty Images
25 October, 2021

Thanasi Kokkinakis, Ellen Perez and James Duckworth are among the Australian players enjoying ranking rises this week.
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