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NEW CAREER HIGH RANKING – 222 !!

 

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Hi everyone,

My new career high ranking  is at 222.

It’s been a while since I updated my posts, but here I am in Venice playing a Challenger event. I made it through to the Semi Finals and lost to the eventual winner.

I am moving to Vicenza, Italy to play the Challenger there, which I was awarded a SE due to me being in the Semi at Mestre, Italy. Which is 1 hour away.

I play today Tuesday 30th May 1st on at 11am Italy time. Here is the order of play http://www.protennislive.com/posting/2017/7015/op.pdf

Here is the draw: http://www.protennislive.com/posting/2017/7015/mds.pdf

Don’t forget as Mr Barclay does that the link to the livestream is https://livestream.com/ATP I may not be on a livestream court today, but save it for future matches.

The hotel is nice this week, as last week’s was not. NO wifi and not good food. So happy this one, which is the Marriot in Vicenza is a much better room and venue.

SCHEDULE:

Next Week 5th – 11th June – No tennis, week off travel to UK
12th – 18th June ATP 250 Mercedes Cup – Stuttgart, Germany
19th – 25th June Challenger Ilkley, Great Britain
26th June, Wimbledon Qualifying
then HOME to Aus!

 

 

 

Sweden F1 – ITF Futures Karlskrona

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After a tough start in Italy, I am now in the town of Karlskrona, Sweden. Karlskrona is a unique city, the distance is short between sights, and the city centre is situated 6 km out in the archipelago! Karlskrona is truely the sunniest city in Sweden!

I play on Tuesday at the F1 ITF Event at KARLSKRONA Address:Arenavägen 19, Karlskrona, 371 55, Sweden

Main Draw: http://www.protennislive.com/posting/2017/683/mds.pdf

Order of Play: http://www.protennislive.com/posting/2017/683/mds.pdf

Livescores; http://itfprocircuit.tennis-live-scores.com/scoreboard.aspx?tid=M-FU-SWE-01A-2017

Next Event will be F2 – ITF Futures Bastad

Cheers Blake

 

1st Round Win ! Japan Yokohama Challenger

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KimusPics @KimusPics

Stunning win for beating No.5 seed Grega Zemlja 6-2 6-3 to reach the 2R

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Ayumi @ayumiphotos 10h10 hours ago

I like his tennis form. I wanted to model it.

Diego Nebreda @Mamiro10 8h8 hours ago

Race to Milan

Rk - Player - Age - Points - TP - Rk ATP - Week 9

1 - Alexander Zverev - 19 - 340 - 4 - 20 -
2 - Daniil Medvedev - 21 - 250 - 4 - 57 - Dubai
3 - Casper Ruud - 18 - 225 - 4 - 133 - Sao Paulo
4 - Andrey Rublev - 19 - 171 - 4 - 111 -
5 - Noah Rubin - 21 - 165 - 5 - 172 -
6 - Hyeon Chung - 20 - 163 - 4 - 90 -
7 - Alexander Bublik - 19 - 160 - 4 - 137 -
8 - Omar Jasika - 19 - 135 - 4 - 249 -

9 - Frances Tiafoe - 19 - 111 - 5 - 89 - Acapulco
10 - Taylor Fritz - 19 - 110 - 5 - 136 - Acapulco
11 - Quentin Halys - 20 - 99 - 7 - 148 - Wroclaw Challenger
12 - Ernesto Escobedo - 20 - 97 - 4 - 113 - Acapulco
13 - Alex De Minaur - 18 - 84 - 4 - 257 -
14 - Blake Mott - 20 - 83 - 5 - 305 - Yokohama Challenger
15 - Borna Coric - 20 - 75 - 5 - 64 - Acapulco
16 - Michael Mmoh - 19 - 74 - 6 - 182 -
17 - Reilly Opelka - 19 - 71 - 4 - 173 -
18 - Daniel Altmaier - 18 - 70 - 4 - 293 -
19 - Karen Khachanov - 20 - 65 - 6 - 50 - Dubai
20 - Jared Donaldson - 20 - 62 - 6 - 91 -
21 - Akira Santillan - 19 - 56 - 6 - 192 - Sao Paulo
22 - Matteo Berrettini - 20 - 47 - 3 - 339 -
23 - Christian Garin - 20 - 44 - 2 - 188 -
24 - Jaume Munar - 19 - 42 - 4 - 251 -
25 - Duckhee Lee - 18 - 40 - 5 - 135 - Yokohama Challenger
26 - Lloyd Harris - 20 - 39 - 3 - 294 - Yokohama Challenger
27 - Dmitry Popko - 20 - 29 - 3 - 210 - Turkey F8
28 - Hugo Grenier - 20 - 28 - 3 - 419 - Italy F2
29 - Tommy Paul - 19 - 28 - 4 - 301 - USA F9
30 - Corentin Moutet - 17 - 26 - 3 - 440 -

Yokohama, Japan – Challenger

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Thanks to Ayumi @ayumiphotos

Hi everyone,

I am here in Japan. I first played last week at Kyoto Challenger and lost first round and have now moved to Yokohama Japan Challenger. I am in qualies here and here is the draw:

http://www.protennislive.com/posting/2017/6626/qs.pdf

I play the 3rd round of qualies today at 10.00am (Monday 27 Feb 2017)

Here is the link to livestream

https://livestream.com/ATP/events/7063685?origin=event_published&mixpanel_id=a38174f66ce97-0c0a57d1f-43681f0a-2ee000-a38174f66db93&acc_id=12010496&medium=email

My Tournament Schedule:

27 Feb 2017 – Zhuhai CH

13 March 2017 – Canberra Futures

20 March 2017 – Canberra Futures

or

13 Mar 2017 – Shenzhen CH or Drummondville CH

20 March 2017 – Quanzhou CH

 

 

 

Australian Open Wild Card Play-Off & Results for 2016 Snapshot

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I have been afforded  a spot for the play off in the Australian Open 2017 Wild Card event. Play starts Monday the 12th December 2016 at Melbourne Park.  This is for 1 player to win a spot into the Australian Open 2017 Main Draw.

I am very grateful to Tennis Australia and all the Selectors for choosing me as one of 16 Australian Players to get this opportunity.

“Dear Blake,

I hope you are well and congratulations on your results this year!

 Tennis Australia is pleased to invite you to Melbourne Park for the 2017 Australian Open Wildcard Playoff from 12 – 18 December 2016. 

As part of the December Showdown event, the Australian Open Wildcard Playoff will feature 16 of Australia’s best tennis talent, each competing for a Wildcard into the Main Draw of the Australian Open.  Starting in 2002, previous winners of the Australian Open Wildcard Playoff include Jordan Thompson, James Duckworth, Benjamin Mitchell, Daria Gavrilova, Alicia Molik, Jelena Dokic, and Casey Dellacqua. “

The event will be shown live and streamed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wbzrxo9uIUg

My best results this year in snapshot:

1 Challenger Win
3 Futures Finals
2 Futures Semi Finals
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Jan 2016 – Winner – Launceston (Tas) Challenger against Andrey Golubev (6-7 6-1 6-2)

Feb 2016 – Finalist – Port Pirie Future lost to Christopher O’Connell 6-7(6) 6-3 2-6

May 2016 – Quarter Finalist -Tampa, Florida Future lost to Roberto Quiroz 6-2 1-6 3-6

June 2016 – Semi Finalist in Kelowna Canada Futures lost to Peter Polansky 1-6 1-6

July 2016 – Semi Finalist Saskatoon Canada Futures lost to Phillip Bester 4-6 6-4 4-6

October 2016 – Finalist Toowoomba Futures lost to Jamere Jenkins 6-7(5) 6-7(2)

October 2016 – Finalist Cairns Futures lost to Christopher  O’Connell 6-0 2-6 4-6

Nov 2016 – Quarter Finalist Wollongong Futures lost to Maverick Bains 6-4 4-6 3-6

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Gatineau, Canada Challenger

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Hi everyone,

This is my last tournament before heading home. I just made it in to the Main Draw. I am second on tomorrow around 12.30pm.

Here is the draw http://www.protennislive.com/posting/2016/7557/mds.pdf

Order of Play http://www.protennislive.com/posting/2016/7557/op.pdf

Livestream Link : http://gatineau.challengerbanquenationale.com/en/court-1/

Or this one : http://www.atpworldtour.com/en/atp-challenger-tour

Cheers Blake

Next Tournament : Decatur Future and then Canada Challenger

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Hi everyone,

Sorry about the delay in posting, I injured my neck in my last match against Christian Harrison. All good now, feeling much better after a visit to the Chiropractor.

My next tournament is in Decatur USA. It is a Future event and here is the draw. http://www.protennislive.com/posting/2016/820/mds.pdf

Order of Play : http://www.protennislive.com/posting/2016/820/op.pdf

Live scores Link: http://itfprocircuit.tennis-live-scores.com/scoreboard.aspx

ps. Then I am on to my last tournament of this trip and that is the Canada Challenger in Gatineau, Canada  $75,000 – Hard Court Tournament. Post to come.

Cheers Blake

Kelowna Futures – Canada F4

Hi everyone,

I am here at Kelowna Futures Tennis Tournament and into the Quarter Finals. Sorry about the delay in getting the links up.

Here is the main draw link: http://www.protennislive.com/posting/2016/2090/mds.pdf

Here is the Order of Play: http://www.protennislive.com/posting/2016/2090/op.pdf

Here is the livescores link : http://itfprocircuit.tennis-live-scores.com/scoreboard.aspx?tid=M-FU-CAN-04A-2016

Here is a great pic of the Kelowna city