|Country (sports) Australia|
Prize money $9,090
|Name Marc Polmans|
Role Tennis Player
|Residence Brighton East, Victoria, Australia|
Born 2 May 1997 (age 18) Durban, South Africa (1997-05-02)
Plays Right-handed (two-handed backhand)
Highest ranking No. 863 (2 February 2015)
Current ranking No. 863 (2 February 2015)
Marc polmans v sumit nagal australian open 2015
Marc Polmans (born 2 May 1997) is a South African born Australian tennis player. Polmans won the 2015 Australian Open – Boys' Doubles title with fellow Australian Jake Delaney, defeating Hubert Hurkacz and Alex Molčan in the final, 0–6, 6–2, [10–8]. He reached the semi-final of the 2017 Australian Open – Men's Doubles with Andrew Whittington.
- Marc polmans v sumit nagal australian open 2015
- 2014 18 u australian championships boy s singles final harry bourchier v marc polmans
- 2012 2015 Career Beginnings
- 2016 present Ranking Increase
Polmans has a career high ATP singles ranking of 183 achieved in May 2017. He also has a career high ATP doubles ranking of 74 achieved on 6 February 2017.
Polmans is coached by former Top 100 player, Peter Luczak, at the Tennis Australia National Academy in Melbourne. He supports the Collingwood Magpies in the Australian Football League.
2014 18 u australian championships boy s singles final harry bourchier v marc polmans
2012-2015: Career Beginnings
Polmans turned pro in 2012 and ended the year with a ranking of 1813. Over the next three years, Polmans played predominately in the ITF Futures tour. Polmans won his first title with Steven de Waard at the Australia F9 Futures in 2014. The pair won 5 more future tiles in 2015.
Polmans reached the second round of qualifying in the 2015 Australian Open where he defeated Jordi Samper-Montaña in the first round before losing to Tim Smyczek.
2016-present: Ranking Increase
Polmans commenced 2016 with a singles ranking of 841. He lost in the first round of qualifying for the 2016 Australian Open. In June 2016, Polmans won his first singles title in Mozambique F1. This was followed by another title the following week. Over the next 3 months, Polmans reached a further 6 finals, winning 2 including one in Alice Springs. In November, Polmans reached his first ATP Challenger Tour final in Canberra. He lost to compatriot James Duckworth in straight sets. He ended 2016 with a ranking of 226.
Polmans commenced 2017 at the Happy Valley Challenger where he lost in round 1. Polmans lost in round 1 of 2017 Australian Open – Men's Singles Qualifying. In the doubles, Polmans paired with Andrew Whittington where they reached the semi final. Polmans made the 2nd round of the 2017 French Open – Men's Singles Qualifying. Polmans received a wildcard entry to the 2017 Croatia Open, marking his first singles main draw appearance on the ATP World Tour. He will face Alessandro Giannessi in the first round.