83 Facts About John Millman


John H Millman OLY was born on 14 June 1989 and is an Australian professional tennis player and commentator.


John Millman reached a career-high singles ranking of world No 33 in October 2018.


In January 2019, John Millman received the OLY post-nominal title at the Brisbane International tournament.


John Millman made his ITF junior tournament debut in Darwin as a 15-year-old in 2004 and reached the quarterfinals.


John Millman made his junior Grand Slam debut at the 2006 Australian Open.


John Millman won his first junior tournament in June 2006 at a tournament held in New Caledonia.


John Millman then won his next two tournaments in a row held in Fiji and New Zealand respectively.


John Millman competed in his last junior tournament at the 2007 Australian Open.


John Millman won the F8 Futures in Australia, was runner-up at an F1 in Romania losing to Razvan Sabau and made the semis of a Morocco F5 tournament.


John Millman improved his career ranking from close to 1,000 to the 300s in 2009.


John Millman achieved this by a semi-final performance in a Challenger tournament in Burnie, Tasmania.


John Millman won his second Futures event in Kalgoorlie defeating Matthew Ebden and made the second round of qualifying at the Australian Open.


John Millman started 2010 by winning a wildcard entry into his hometown tournament, the Brisbane International.


John Millman was again awarded a wildcard into the 2011 Brisbane International main draw where he lost to fellow Australian Matt Ebden.


John Millman then competed in Sydney and Australian Open qualifying but fell in the second round in both tournaments.


John Millman continued playing injured until Wimbledon qualifying where he lost in the first round to Fritz Wolmarans.


At the beginning of 2012 John Millman used his protected ranking to enter the Brisbane International qualifying tournament and managed to win three matches to qualify for the main draw, where he lost in the first round to Santiago Giraldo.


John Millman then travelled to Melbourne to compete in Australian Open qualifying but was ousted in the first round by Vasek Pospisil.


John Millman finished 2012 with a ranking of World No 199.


John Millman began 2013 at the Brisbane International where he entered qualifying and recorded straight set wins over Luke Saville, Alex Bogomolov and Donald Young to make it into the main draw.


John Millman then recorded his first ever ATP win against Tatsuma Ito in the first round.


John Millman received a wildcard entry into the Apia International Sydney and defeated Tommy Robredo in the first round.


John Millman next took on the third seed, Andreas Seppi for a place in the quarterfinals.


John Millman impressed taking a set off the world No 23, but eventually lost in three sets.


John Millman then competed at the 2013 Australian Open as a wildcard, which was his debut in the main draw at his home slam.


John Millman played World No 84 Tatsuma Ito in the first round.


John Millman then played a $50,000 Challenger event at the 2013 McDonald's Burnie International.


John Millman defeated compatriot Benjamin Mitchell in the first round despite losing the first set.


John Millman defeated Marco Chiudinelli in the final to claim his second Challenger title of the year.


John Millman was awarded a wild card into the French Open but on 20 May 2013, he announced his withdrawal due to a shoulder injury.


John Millman was replaced by countryman and rising star Nick Kyrgios who previously had a wildcard for qualification rounds.


John Millman did not play a match since May 2013, but he announced via Twitter on 19 February 2014, that he hoped to be back playing by the end of March.


John Millman's ranking as of June 2014 had fallen to 1193.


John Millman rose 241 ranking positions in these two weeks; up to 285.


John Millman commenced the 2015 season at the 2015 Brisbane International with a wild card into the main draw.


At the 2015 Australian Open, John Millman received another wildcard and lost in the first round to Leonardo Mayer in straight sets.


In February 2015, John Millman was forced to retire in round 1 of the Burnie Challenger with a lower back concern.


John Millman lost in round of qualifying at the French Open, then played Vicenza Challenger where he was seeded 6th and lost in the final to Inigo Cervantes.


John Millman defeated 19th seed Tommy Robredo in round 1, before losing to Marcos Baghdatis in round two, despite having a 2 sets to 0 lead.


John Millman commenced 2016 making the second round of Chennai, before playing in Sydney after being awarded a wildcard.


John Millman then reached the quarterfinals of the 2016 Montpellier Open with wins over Julien Benneteau and Edouard Roger-Vasselin.


John Millman next competed at the 2016 Memphis Open, where he defeated Austin Krajicek in the first round before losing to Benjamin Becker.


John Millman next competed at the 2016 Indian Wells tournament, where he defeated Alexander Sarkissian before again losing to Steve Johnson.


John Millman then played at the 2016 Miami Open, where he defeated Pablo Carreno before losing to Pablo Cuevas.


John Millman lost despite winning the first set and having eight set points in the second set and a few in the third set.


John Millman next competed at the 2016 MercedesCup, where he reached the second round.


John Millman next competed at the third Grand Slam of the year at the 2016 Wimbledon Championships.


John Millman was down two sets to one but came back to win.


John Millman then reached the third round of a major for the second time in his career after beating 26th seed Benoit Paire in four sets.


John Millman lost there in straight sets against 2nd seed Andy Murray.


John Millman reached the second round at the Citi Open, before retiring during his first round match at the Rogers Cup.


John Millman then played at the Olympics for the first time.


John Millman defeated Ricardas Berankis without losing a single game in the first round, marking this the first time in Olympic tennis history that any player won a match in such fashion.


At the US Open, John Millman lost to 8th seed Dominic Thiem in round one, despite leading 2 sets to 1.


In October, John Millman reached the semifinal of the 2016 Ningbo Challenger but was forced to retire with a hip injury.


John Millman was given a wildcard into the 2017 Brisbane International but withdrew prior to the tournament with a hip injury, which sidelined him for the first five months of the season.


At the French Open, just one week after re-joining the tour, John Millman lost to 17th seed Roberto Bautista Agut in four sets.


At Wimbledon, John Millman drew Rafael Nadal in the first round and was easily beaten in straight sets.


At the US Open, John Millman produced his best tennis of the season to upset fellow Aussie Nick Kyrgios and Malek Jaziri to progress to the third round, where he eventually lost to Philipp Kohlschreiber.


John Millman then reached the quarter-finals or better in five consecutive Challengers across Asia, winning Hua Hin.


John Millman ended 2017 with a singles ranking of World No 128.


John Millman commenced 2018 with a wildcard into the 2018 Brisbane International.


John Millman defeated Peter Polansky in round one and had two match points against world number 3 Grigor Dimitrov before losing in three sets.


John Millman reached the second round of the 2018 Sydney International and Australian Open.


John Millman reached the quarterfinal of Eastbourne losing to Marco Cecchinato again.


At Wimbledon, John Millman lost to Milos Raonic in the second round.


John Millman reached a career-high of World No 33 on 15 October 2018 and ended 2018 with a singles rank of World No 38.


John Millman commenced the season at the Brisbane International, where he lost in the second round to Grigor Dimitrov.


At the Australian Open, John Millman defeated Federico Delbonis, before losing to Roberto Bautista Agut in the second round.


At the French Open, John Millman was defeated by 5th seed Alexander Zverev in the opening round on Court Philippe-Chatrier.


At the Rogers Cup, John Millman reached the second round as a lucky loser.


At the US Open, John Millman lost in the first round to eventual champion Rafael Nadal.


At the Japan Open, John Millman made his way to the finals, where he faced Novak Djokovic, but finished short of winning his first ATP title by losing in straight sets.


John Millman ended 2019 with a singles rank of World No 48.


John Millman ended 2020 with a singles rank of World No 38.


In July, John Millman represented Australia at the 2020 Summer Olympics.


John Millman was defeated by Alejandro Davidovich Fokina in the second round.


John Millman participated in the doubles competition with Luke Saville.


John Millman was aiming to reach his first tour-level semifinal since Astana in 2020, where he won his maiden ATP Tour trophy.


John Millman ended 2021 with a singles rank of World No 72.


John Millman received a wildcard into the 2023 Australian Open where he reached the second round.


John Millman revealed in early 2012 that support he received while injured and contemplating retirement in 2011 gave him the drive to continue pursuing tennis as a career.


John Millman is well known for thanking his supporters following each match and often hands out drinks from the fridge to his fans at the conclusion of his matches.