James Duckworth Bio

  • Father, David is a surgeon
  • Mother, Karen is retired
  • Brother, Nick, and Sister, Kate, are both students
  • Started playing tennis at the age of 7
  • Nickname is Ducks
  • Favourite surface is fast clay
  • Favourite shot is serve
  • Favourite tournament is Australian Open
  • Idols growing up were Lleyton Hewitt and Patrick Rafter
  • Begin playing most sports as a child before choosing tennis
  • Is currently a member of the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) tennis program
  • Studying a commerce degree at Deakin University
  • Hobbies include surfing, table tennis, cricket and hanging with mates
  • If he wasn't a tennis player would be a rugby league player for Newcastle Knights (AUS)
  • His grandmother, Beryl Penrose won the Australian Open singles and doubles in 1955
  • Family supports the Juvenille Diabetes Research Foundation (AUS)
  • Goals in tennis are to have a successful career and represent Australia in Davis Cup
  • Best memory in tennis so far is playing Junior Davis Cup for Australia
  • Coached by Brent Larkham
  • Physical trainer Ian Prangley
Biographical information from ATP. Unless noted otherwise all data as of year-end 2013.

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