Began playing tennis at the age of four after visiting his local club.
Born in South Africa, his family moved to Australia and settled in southeast Melbourne.
Captured the Danish Junior Cup singles title in 2012.
Ultimate goal is to win a Grand Slam event, represent Australia and reach the World’s top 10.
Admires former world no. 1 Rafael Nadal because he is “the best competitor in the world”
Career influences include his parents plus Tony Vermaak, his first tennis coach.
Hobbies include computer games plus playing badminton, squash and table tennis.
His parents are Gavin and Nicola and he has a younger brother, Greg.
Ranking: 224 Country: Australia Age: 19 (1997.05.02 Birthplace: AMANZIMTOTI, SOUTH AFRICA Weight: 77kg Height: 188cm Coach: PETER LUCZAK AND JOHN MCCURDY Residence: MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA Plays: RIGHT-HANDED, TWO-HANDED BACKHAND