Andrew Whittington

AUSTRALIA

Kooyong Foundation scholarship holder and Australian Open wildcard. Currently ranked as world 170 on the ATP rankings, the 23-year-old succumbed to illness in the semi-final of the Australian Open play-offs in , where he was the number one seed.

Whittington works with Kooyong mentor Glenn Busby and has worked his way from a ranking of 582 to being inside the top 200 through consistent performances in challenger events across Asia in 2016.

Personal Interests: Golf, Listening to music, Chilling with friends

Ambition in Tennis: To be number 1

Favourite Player: Roger Federer

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 20:  Andrew Whittington of Australia plays a backhand in his first round doubles match against Gilles Muller of Luxembourg and Mahesh Bhupathi of India during day three of the 2016 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 20, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

Player Field

David Goffin
(BELGIUM)

Bernard Tomic
(AUSTRALIA)

Sorana Cirstea
(Romania)

Mikhail Youzhny
(RUSSIA)

Borna Coric
(CROATIA)

Ivo Karlovic
(CROATIA)

YOSHIHITO NISHIOKA
(JAPAN)

Gilles Simon
(FRANCE )

Destanee Aiava
(AUSTRALIA)

Qiang Wang
(China)

Andrew Whittington
(AUSTRALIA)

Yanina Wickmayer
(Belgium)

Tommy Haas
(Germany)

Jerzy Janowicz
(Poland)

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga
(France)

Karen Khachanov
(Russia)

MARC POLMANS
(Australia)

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