Jack Draper is the future of British tennis with his achievements at a young age. Know his age and height from this post.
Jack Draper is a young tennis player who collapsed during a match at Miami Open on March 25, 2021.
It was his debut ATP match which ended bitterly for the rising talent. Let’s get to know what had happened during his match.
Jack Draper Age and Height
Draper’s age is 19 years old as of March 2021.
He celebrates his birthday on 22 December 2001. His home town is in Surrey, United Kingdom.
The British teenager struggled with the heat and collapsed on court in Miami.
He was able to walk off court after being helped by medics.
— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) March 25, 2021
Draper has been featured on the Wikipedia page. According to his bio, he was runner-up in the 2018 Wimbledon Championships Boys’ Singles.
He stands at the height of 6 feet 3 inches tall.
Jack Draper Parents Details
Jack’s parents are Roger Draper and Nickey Draper.
Both Roger and Nickey are former Tennis coaches.
In fact, Roger Draper has served as the former chief executive of Sport England and the Lawn Tennis Association from 2006 to 2013.
Likewise, Roger’s mom was a former British junior tennis champion, also served as a coach at Parkside School in Cobham.
Draper Illness And Health Update
Tennis player Jack Harper was diagnosed with Covid earlier this year. He was playing at the Miami Open on Thursday when he suddenly collapsed.
According to the medical reports, Jack suffered from dehydration. The youngster seemed exhausted and distressed from the beginning.
In fact, the temperatures around the day reached 80 degrees, which eventually led Harper to fall.
Fortunately, he was able to get back to his feet and left the court with the assistance of staff. He was forced to retire from his first-round match against Kazakhstan’s Mikhail Kukushkin.
Furthermore, he’s being checked for any other heart-related illness.
A reminder that tennis can be brutal 😔
Not the way Britain’s Jack Draper wanted to end his first match on Tour.
— Tennis TV (@TennisTV) March 25, 2021
Draper said he’s looking forward to making a full recovery and competing in his next scheduled event.