James Duckworth Bio, Net Worth, Ranking, Girlfriend, Parents, Age

James Duckworth

Facts About James Duckworth

Celebrated Name James Duckworth
Age 30 Years old.
Nick Name James
Birth Name James Duckworth
Birth Date 1992-01-21
Gender Male
Profession Tennis Player
Place Of Birth Sydney, Australia
Birth Nation Australia
Nationality Australian
Ethnicity Australian-white
Religion Christian
Race White
Horoscope Aquarius
Father David Duckworth
Mother Karen Duckworth
Siblings 2
School Sydney Church of England Grammar School
Marital Status Unmarried
Girlfriend Ajla Tomljanovic
Sexual Orientation Straight
Source of Wealth Tennis career
Net Worth $1.5 million
Salary $142,587 per year
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 181 lb / 82 kg
Hair Color Light brown
Eye Color Dark brown
Body Type Athletic
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James Duckworth is a talented Australian professional tennis player who has a career-high Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) singles ranking of World No. 47 achieved on 8th November 2021 and No. 185 in doubles achieved on 10th February 2020. He is also well known for representing Australia in tennis at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and the 2022 ATP Cup. He played his first ITF under-18 tournament in December 2005 as a 13-year-old and in September 2006, he entered his first professional tournament as a 14-year-old in Happy Valley, South Australia where he was defeated in the first round of qualifying. James also reached the top 50 in the singles rankings at World No. 47 on 8th November for the first time in his career in 2021. 

James Duckworth Famous For

  • Being an Australian professional tennis player.
  • For representing Australia in tennis at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and the 2022 ATP Cup.

Where is James Duckworth tennis from?

James Duckworth was born on 21st January 1992 in Sydney, Australia. He is of Australian nationality and he came from Australian-white ethnic background. Similarly, his religious belief is in the Christian religion and his race is white. James has celebrated his 30th birthday in 2022 and as per his birthdate, his zodiac sign is Aquarius. He is the son of his father, David Duckworth, and his mother Karen Duckworth. He has two siblings, a brother called Nick and a sister called Kate. 

Regarding Duckworth's education, he attended Sydney Church of England Grammar School, where he was on the school tennis first team from Year 7 and went on to win several AAGPS Premierships.

James Duckworth Tennis Career

  • James Duckworth began his tennis career playing his first ITF under-18 tournament in December 2005 as a 13-year-old as his first big result came in December 2007 when he made his first final in Manila.
  • His best junior result came at the 2010 Roland Garros Junior Championships where he reached the semi-finals and reached as high as No. 7 in the combined world rankings in July 2010.
  • He then entered his first professional tournament in September 2006 as a 14-year-old in Happy Valley, South Australia where he was defeated in the first round of qualifying. 
  • In September 2007, he entered his second pro tournament and received a wildcard into a Futures tournament held in Perth and made the most of his opportunity; he recorded his first main draw victory in the first round.
  • He only won one match and finished 2009 ranked no. 1712
  • Duckworth's 2010 season began with a qualifying wildcard into his hometown ATP event in Sydney where he lost in the first round to fellow Australian Marinko Matosevic 1-6, 3-6.
  • His best result came in November when he reached the semi-finals of a futures tournament held in New Zealand as he finished the year ranked 742 in the ATP rankings.
  • He started the year, 2012 playing in the 2011 Brisbane International and the 2011 Australian Open qualifying tournaments after receiving wildcards into each event.
  • His latest futures title was in Este Padova where he defeated Australian Jason Kubler en route to the final against Daniele Giorgini which results enabled him to enter the top 300 on 29th August 2011 and he became one of Australia's top 10 players. 
  • Subsequently, he was granted main draw wildcards into Brisbane International, Apia International Sydney, and the Australian Open. in January 2012, in the first round of his first ATP main-draw event at the 2012 Brisbane International Duckworth drew Frenchman Nicolas Mahut. 
  • Duckworth came back and won his first-ever ATP match 6-4, 6-4 after trailing 0-4 in the first set and drew Estonian Jurgen Zopp in the first round, and came out victorious in straight sets 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 on his Grand Slam debut at the 2012 Australian Open.
  • He began his year at the 2013 Brisbane International where he lost in the second round of qualifying and then played in the 2013 Australian Open after receiving a wildcard. He defeated fellow Australian and good friend Ben Mitchell in the first round 6-4, 7-6(8), 4-6, 5-7, 8-6.
  • He reached the final of the Australia F1 Futures in Melbourne going down against Stephane Robert 6-7(3), 3-6, and then competed in the 2013 Nature's Way Sydney Tennis International losing to compatriot Samuel Groth in the quarterfinals 6-7(2), 6-7(5).
  • Also, he reached the second round at 2013 All Japan Indoor Tennis Championships after defeating Jose Rubin Statham 6-4, 4-6, 6-3.
  • He reached the final and won it defeating Jason Kubler 7-6(9), 6-2 which was his fifth ITF title and his first in Australia.
  • James made his top 150 debuts on 12th August 2013 and made the semi-finals of the Melbourne Challenger in August 2013, which improved his ranking to a career-high of No. 132.
  • He began his year at the 2014 Brisbane International after being awarded a wildcard. He was defeated in round 1 by Jarkko Nieminen.
  • He qualified for the 2014 French Open but lost in round one to Leonardo Mayer. as well as he qualified for the 2014 Wimbledon Championships and in the first round led Richard Gasquet's 2 sets to 1, before ultimately losing in five sets.
  • He made the final of the 2014 Charlottesville Challenger and defeated Brit Liam Broady in the final on 2nd November, this was his second career Challenger tour title. Duckworth finished 2014 with a career-high ranking of No.127.
  • In 2015, he was given a wild card into the 2015 Australian Open, where he defeated Blaz Kavcic in round 1 but lost to the 24th seed Richard Gasquet in the second round.
  • He qualified for the 2015 Miami Open and reached the second round where he again lost to Verdasco and at the US Open, he lost in round 1 to Hyeon Chung in straight sets. He ended the year 2015 with a ranking of World No. 120.
  • He again commenced the year at the 2016 Brisbane International, but lost in the first round to Dominic Thiem and returned to play in May and won the China F6 in Wuhan and Bangkok Challenger.
  • He qualified for the main draw at the 2016 Citi Open, losing in the second round to the top seed, John Isner, and won his second and third Challenger titles of the year, defeating compatriot and maiden finalist Marc Polmans in Canberra and Tatsuma Ito in Japan in November.
  • He started the 2017 season at the 2017 Australian Open where he received a direct entry for the first time in his career. He lost to Paolo Lorenzi in round 1. However, he didn't play again in 2017, ending the year with a ranking of 992.
  • He attempted to play the Brisbane International and Australian Open, falling in qualifying in both. Duckworth next played the French Open losing to Marin Cilic in round 1 in January 2018.
  • In June, he reached and retired in the final of the ITF Turkey F22 and won his first match on the ATP World Tour in over 18 months at the 2018 Citi Open.
  • He was qualified for and won the Cary Challenger which was his first title in 2 years. He ended 2018 with an ATP singles rank of 234.
  • He lost in the first round of the Brisbane International, Sydney International, and Australian Open after getting a sixth wildcard in January as well as he returned to the challenger tour in the Asian challenger tour reaching the final of the Yokkaichi Challenger and winning Baotou. At year-end, he returned to the top 100 on 18 November 2019.
  • James reached his first ATP Tour semi-final in Pune, India, losing to Egor Gerasimov in straight sets in February 2020, and won the 2020 Bengaluru Challenger; his eleventh singles Challenger title. As a result, he reached a career-high ranking of No. 71 on 17th February 2020.
  • He lost in the first round of the US Open and French Open due to the Covid pandemic. He also ended 2020 with an ATP singles rank of No. 103. 
  • Later, James began the 2021 season at the 2021 Murray River Open where he defeated Ugo Humbert his first win over a top-50 opponent in more than four years.
  • He reached the second round at the 2021 Australian Open for a fourth time defeating lucky loser Damir Dzumhur and in March, at the 2021 Miami Open he reached the third round of a Masters 1000 for the first time in his career defeating 8th seed David Goffin for his first top-20 win.
  • Duckworth reached the third round of a Grand Slam for the first time in his career defeating Sam Querrey, which came in his 25th Grand Slam main draw at the 2021 Wimbledon Championships.
  • He represented Australia at the 2020 Summer Olympics, where he recorded his first win against Lukas Klein in July and was qualified for the Canada Open, and defeated world number 15 Jannik Sinner to reach the third round in August.
  • As well, he reached his first ATP final at the Astana Open after beating Mikhail Kukushkin, 4th seed Filip Krajinovic, 5th seed and defending champion John Millman and 8th seed Ilya Ivashka. 
  • On 27th September 2021, he reached a career-high of World No. 56, and at the 2021 Rolex Paris Masters, he reached the quarterfinals of a Masters 1000 for the first time having never passed beyond the third round at this level. 
  • James reached the top 50 in the singles rankings at World No. 47 on 8th November for the first time in his career and ended 2021 with a ranking of No.49.

James Duckworth's girlfriend: Who is he dating?

James Duckworth is an unmarried man. He is currently dating Ajla Tomljanovic who is also a women's tennis player. James has not however spoken very daringly and openly about his relationship, but he definitely shows his affection whenever the two are together. They have not yet made any plan for their marriage. Concerning his sexual orientation, he is straight.

What is James Duckworth worth?

James Duckworth has a net worth of $1.5 million as of 2022 whereas he has also a fine amount of salary which is around $142,587 per year. He's superbly ambitious and continues to work even harder to reach his set objectives. James has also won prize money of US$ 2,490,553. In addition, his major source of income is his tennis career and he is sincere in his work.

How tall is James Duckworth?

James Duckworth is a handsome tennis player who is 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) tall and his body weighs around 181 lb / 82 kg. He has light brown hair and dark brown eyes color. Besides, his body build type is athletic.

Did You Know?

  • Duckworth entered his first professional tournament in September 2006 as a 14-year-old in Happy Valley, South Australia.
  • He played his first ITF under-18 tournament in December 2005 as a 13-year-old.
  • Duckworth is a keen supporter of the Newcastle Knights in the National Rugby League.
  • He was offered a scholarship to the Australian Institute of Sport. where he was able to further develop his tennis.
  • Duckworth also reached his first ATP final at the Astana Open.