Jack Draper has had a meteoric rise this year on tour – achieving a new career high ranking 21 times in 2022, even breaking into the Top 100 in June before peaking at world No.43.
Draper left an indelible mark at the US Open this year – reaching the third round before ultimately being forced to retire through injury. Draper belongs to the small cohort of up-and-coming British talent and many believe the starlet has what it takes to secure a Grand Slam. Here’s everything you need to know about Jack Draper.
The Brits have had a dry run in the terms of Grand Slams lately – with Andy Murray being the last man to lift a major back in 2016 at Wimbledon. However, with players like Cameron Norrie, Paul Judd and of course the exciting Jack Draper – British tennis has some hope after all.
Draper ended 2021 at no.265 and has now climbed the rankings to no.43 – with 2022 being the best year of his career. Memorable wins over Stefanos Tsitsipas, Arthur Rinderknech and Jenson Brooksby only further punctuated the Brit’s potential.
How Old Is Jack Draper?
Jack Draper was born on the 22nd of December 2001 in Sutton, England, making the British star 20 years old.
How Tall Is Jack Draper?
Jack Draper is 6′ 4″ (193cm). He is left-handed and favors a double backhand. Draper’s main weapons are his pinpoint accuracy and blistering forehand.
What Is Jack Draper’s World Ranking?
As mentioned before, Jack Draper is ranked at 43 in the world rankings after a phenomenal year on tour. Began the 2022 season by going 24-4 on ATP Challenger Tour, winning titles on indoor hard courts at Forli-2, Forli-4, Forli-5 and St. Brieuc.
Who Is Jack Draper Sponsored By?
Draper has an apparel and shoe sponsor with Nike and showcases a Dunlop FX500 racket.
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