Akira Santillan - Now representing Japan!
Akira Santillan is one of the new kids on the block in Australian tennis. He was born 22 May 1997 in Tokyo, Japan and lived there until he was almost 9 years old. Since then he has been a resident of Queensland, firstly on the Gold Coast and now in Brisbane.
In 2013, he upset second seed Matt Reid in the first round of the Australian Open Wildcard Playoff and in 2014 he reached the French Open Boys Doubles final with Lucas Miedler of Austria.
According to his Tennis Australia profile, he is currently 176cm tall and coached by former pro Mark Draper.
He is currently in the Semi Final of the Australian Open Boys Singles.
RANKINGS...Singles: 19 (CH:18) ...Doubles: 139 (CH: 87)
Last edited by AussieAdz; 03-01-2015 at 09:45 AM.