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Australia, 13 March 2024 | Leigh Rogers

Hayden Jones has skyrocketed to a career-high world No.11 within the newest ITF World Tennis Tour junior boys’ rankings.

It follows the 17-year-old from the Gold Coast scooping back-to-back singles titles in Thailand previously fortnight.

This effort improves Jones’ season file to 16 wins and simply two losses in junior singles matches.

Jones recorded his finest Grand Slam junior singles lead to January, progressing to the quarterfinals at Australian Open 2024.

The highest-ranked Australian boy is now solely 30 rating factors shy of breaking into the world’s prime 10.

> VIEW: Newest ITF World Tennis Tour junior boys’ rankings

Because the introduction of mixed junior rankings in 2005 (which calculate factors gained in singles and doubles), there have been 18 Australian boys attain a top-10 rating.

The newest to attain this feat was Rinky Hijikata in December 2018.

High-10 ranked Australian junior boys 
Participant High-10 debut Profession-high
Carsten Ball Might 2005 No.9
Greg Jones January 2007 No.4
John-Patrick Smith April 2007 No.6
Stephen Donald April 2007 No.9
Bernard Tomic January 2008 No.2
Jason Kubler November 2009 No.1
James Duckworth June 2010 No.7
Ben Wagland January 2011 No.10
Andrew Whittington March 2011 No.6
Luke Saville July 2011 No.1
Andrew Harris January 2012 No.6
Nick Kyrgios July 2012 No.1
Thanasi Kokkinakis December 2013 No.10
Omar Jasika September 2014 No.6
Akira Santillan March 2015 No.7
Alex de Minaur January 2016 No.2
Alexei Popyrin Might 2017 No.2
Rinky Hijikata December 2018 No.9

Jones’ youthful sister, 15-year-old Emerson, was a women’ singles finalist at Australian Open 2024 and is at the moment ranked world No.4 within the ITF junior women’ rankings.

Alana Subasic is making large strikes within the newest women’ rankings, rising 37 spots to a career-high world No.90.

The 17-year-old from Sydney is now the No.3-ranked Australian and makes her top-100 debut following back-to-back singles last appearances in Thailand.

Since returning in January from a six-month damage lay-off resulting from a damaged wrist, Subasic has received 22 of her 27 junior singles matches.

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