PLAYER PROFILE

Tristan Schoolkate

  • Age21
  • 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: Popyrin rises after title-winning run
Alexei Popyrin celebrates his ATP Challenger title win in Bordeaux. Picture: Twitter
16 May, 2022

Australian Alexei Popyrin has been rewarded with a significant ranking rise after claiming his second career ATP Challenger title at an event in Bordeaux.
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Ranking movers: Li Tu climbs to new career-high
Li Tu. Picture: Getty Images
9 May, 2022

Li Tu is one of several Australian players achieving new career-high rankings this week.
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Ranking movers: Saville, Kokkinakis and Kyrgios continue resurgences
Thanasi Kokkinakis at Miami. Picture: Getty Images
4 April, 2022

Daria Saville, Thanasi Kokkinakis and Nick Kyrgios are among the biggest movers in the latest world rankings.
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Kyrgios and Kokkinakis upset top seeds in AO 2022 men’s doubles
Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis celebrate at AO 2022. Picture: Getty Images
21 January, 2022

Seven Australians, including Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis, recorded second-round wins in Australian Open 2022 men's doubles action today.
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