James Duckworth is an Australian tennis player. He has a career-high singles ranking of No.46 which he reached in January 2022. One of the best grand slam finishes of his professional career was the quarterfinals of the 2020 Australian Open men’s doubles. Duckworth has a career-high doubles ranking of No.180, which he reached after his Aussie Open quarters finish.

Player Profile

James Duckworth was born on January 21, 1992, in Sydney, Australia. He continues to be a Sydney resident as of 2022. He has been playing tennis since he was in grammar school at the Sydney Church of England Grammar School.

Height / weight 1.83 m / 82 kg
Born 21 Jan 1992
Nationality Australia Australia
Playing Style Right Handed

He stands 183 cm tall and his weight was last listed at 82 kg. The Australian plays right-handed and he has a two-handed backhand. He is coached by Wayne Arthurs who is a retired Australian tennis player. Since he turned pro, Duckworth has earned $2,905,237 in prize money.


He made his first ATP appearance in 2010 in Sydney. In the same year, he also made his Australian Open debut when he was selected as a wildcard entry. He did not make it past the first round. At around this time, he was also still playing in Challenger and Futures events.

It broke into the Top 300 of the world rankings. In 2012, he appeared in the Aussie Open main draw and made it to the 2nd round. The following year, he broke into the Top 150. This year, he again made it through the second round of the Australian Grand Slam.

In 2015, he finally broke through the Top 100 world rankings. As a doubles player, he made it to the first round of the French Open men’s doubles event. An elbow injury hampered most of his 2016 and this was, unfortunately, followed by a foot injury and surgery in 2017.

He returned to his form in 2018 and by 2019, he was back in the Top 100 of the rankings. In 2020, he made his quarterfinals finish at the Aussie Open men’s doubles. In 2021, he represented Australia in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. He made it to the second round of the men’s singles event. In 2022, he made it to the first round of both the French Open and Wimbledon men’s doubles.

Career Record


  • Highest Singles Ranking: 46 (January31, 2022)
  • Current Singles Ranking: 74 (July10, 2022)

Best Grand Slam Singles Performances

  • Australian Open - 2R (2012, 2013,2015, 2021)
  • French Open - 2R (2021)
  • Wimbledon - 3R (2021)
  • US Open - 2R (2016)

Other Singles Tournaments

  • Olympic Games - 2R (2021)


  • Highest Doubles Ranking: 185(February 10, 2020)

Best Grand Slam Doubles Performances

  • Australian Open - QF (2020)
  • French Open - 1R (2015, 2020, 2022)
  • Wimbledon - 1R (2022)
  • US Open - 1R (2021)

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