John Millman is an Australian professional tennis player. He has a career-high singles ranking of No.33, which he reached in October 2018. As of July 2022, he is still in the Top 100 of the world rankings, at No.87. In addition to his singles career, Millman also plays men’s doubles and mixed doubles.
John H. Millman was born on June 14, 1989, in Brisbane, Australia. He is a right-handed player with a two-handed backhand. He stands 183 cm tall and his weight was last listed as 79 kg by the ATP. He turned pro in 2006 and since then, he has earned $5,185,800 in prize money.
Early in his professional career, he mostly played in Futures and Challenger events. In 2010, he received a wildcard entry into Brisbane International. He lost in the first round to Radek Stepanek. In the same year, he entered the qualifying rounds of the Australian Open but he did not make it through to the main draw.
In 2013, he finally made it to the main draw of Brisbane International where he finished in the second round after losing to Andy Murray. In the same year, he made it to the main draw of the Aussie Open for the first time. He lost to Tatsuma Ito in the first round.
By 2015, Millman had broken into the Top 100 of the world rankings and ended the year as No.92. Early in 2016, he had more success as he advanced to the third round of the Australian Open for the first time in his professional career. He also made it to the first round of the French Open and the third round of Wimbledon. This year, he represented Australia in the Rio Olympics, landing in the second round. He would achieve the same finish in 2021’s Tokyo Summer Olympics.
In 2017, he was a part of the Australian Davis Cup team that made it to the semifinals. The next big Grand Slam event of his career came in 2018 when he reached the quarterfinals of the US Open men’s singles. This is his biggest Grand Slam finish to date. It was also additionally significant because he beat Roger Federer in the fourth round to get to the quarters.
He continued to play well and he has managed to make it to the main draw of the French Open, reaching the first round six times since 2016, most recently in 2022.
- Highest Singles Ranking: 33 (October15, 2018)
- Current Singles Ranking: 87 (July11, 2022)
Best Grand Slam Singles Performances
- Australian Open - 3R (2016, 2020)
- French Open - 1R (2016, 2017, 2018,2019, 2020, 2022)
- Wimbledon - 3R (2016, 2019)
- US Open - QF (2018)
Other Singles Tournaments
- Olympic Games - 2R (2016, 2021)