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British, Wimbledon, Next Gen: Everything you always wanted to know about Jack Draper (but never had time to find out)

Jack Draper is a rising star on the ATP Tour. Here’s everything you need to know about the young left-handed British player

Jack Draper at the 2022 Paris Masters Jack Draper at the 2022 Paris Masters Image Credit: Chryslene Caillaud / Panoramic

Who is Jack Draper?

Jack Draper is a rising British tennis player who is competing on the ATP Tour.

Is Jack Draper playing the ATP Next Gen Finals in 2022?

Yes. Jack Draper qualified for the ATP Next Gen Finals in 2022. This is the first time that Draper has made the cut for the season-ending event for players aged 21 and under.

Draper qualified for the semi-finals after winning two of this three round-robin matches, beating Lorenzo Musetti and Chun-hsin Teseng and losing to Dominic Stricker. He lost to American Brandon Nakashima in four sets in the semis.

What is Draper’s highest ranking?

The Brit’s highest ranking is No 41, which he reached on November 7, 2022. You can find his current ranking and ranking history on his ATP Tour profile page.

What is Draper’s beat performance at the ATP Tour level?

Draper reached his first ATP Tour semi-final at Eastbourne in 2022 as a wild card.

He also reached the quarter-finals of the 2022 Canadian Masters in Montreal as a qualifier where he scored the biggest win of his career over world No 5 Stefanos Tsitsipas.

What did Jack Draper do at Wimbledon 2021?

At the 2021 Wimbledon Championships, Draper received a wild card and was drawn against Novak Djokovic in the first round. The Brit won the first set 6-4 before losing the next three sets 6-1, 6-2, 6-2.

Who is Jack Draper’s coach?

Draper is coached by James Trotman, born in 1979. Trotman was a former player himself, winning the 1995 Wimbledon Championships boys doubles with Martin Lee and the 1997 Australian Open boys doubles with David Sherwood. However, he was unable to make much headway on the pr circuit.

Who are Jack Draper’s family?

Jack Draper’s family includes father Roger, a former Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) executive; mother, Nicky, a former top junior tennis player in Britain; and brother, Ben, who played college tennis at University of California-Berkeley and now pursues a Master’s degree at Wake Forest.

Is Jack Draper a model?

Draper is also a model and is represented by IMG, with his own page on the IMG Models website.

Who was Jack Draper’s idol while growing up?

Draper grew up idolising fellow Brit Andy Murray, the former world No 1 and three-time Grand Slam singles champion.

Was Jack Draper a good junior?

Draper peaked at No 7 in the ITF junior world rankings, aided by his runner-up finish at the 2018 Wimbledon boys singles event where he went down to Tseng Chun-hsin in three sets.

Is Draper on social media?

Draper is on Twitter where he has more than 4,900 followers as well as on Instagram where he has more than 48,900 followers.

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