Rinky Hijikata Biography, Career, Family, Height and Net Worth.

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This article will answer every question you have about Rinky Hijikata. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.

  1. What does Hijikata do for a living?
  2. Who are Hijikata’s parents and siblings?
  3. What are Hijikata’s interests and hobbies?
  4. Is Hijikata married or does he have a girlfriend/boyfriend?
  5. Does Hijikata have any children?
  6. Where is Hijikata now?
  7. How tall is Hijikata?
  8. How much money does Hijikata earn?
  9. What is Hijikata’s net worth?

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Who is Rinky Hijikata?

Rinky Hijikata is a professional Australian tennis player. After a successful career at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Hijikata went professional and has a career-high ATP single ranking of World No. 159 achieved on 31 October 2022.

He made his ATP main draw debut at the 2022 Melbourne Summer Set 1, following qualifying for the main draw. He also played doubles with Christopher O’Connell.

Rinky Hijikata Career

2018–2020: Career beginnings

Hijikata made his ITF debut at the Australia F3 in Mornington, Australia in March 2018. He victory his 1st match after a week at the Australia F4.


Hijikata victory silver in Tennis at the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics – Boys’ doubles, teaming with Bulgaria’s Adrian Andreev in October 2018.


He was given a wildcard into the 2019 Australian Open – Men’s singles qualifying in January 2019. He lost in the 1st round to Australian Compatriot Cyrus Wong. Hijikata reached the quarter-final and semi-finals in the ITF events in Mornington, Australia in March. He victory his first professional singles title at the M15 Fayetteville, in Arkansas, United States later that year, in September.


In January 2020, Hijikata was given a wildcard into the 2020 Australian Open – Men’s singles qualifying, where he made the second round. He was given a wildcard into the 2021 Australian Open – Men’s singles qualifying and he made the second round in February 2021.

A photo of Rinky Hijikata
A photo of Rinky Hijikata

How old is Rinky Hijikata?

Hijikata is currently aged 21 years old as of 2023, having been born on February 23, 2001, in Sydney, Australia. He shared his birthdate with popular people such as Desiree Montoya, Azzyland, Zadie Hope Zamolo, Bailey Dedrick, Dakota Fanning, and many more.

Rinky Hijikata Family

Who are Rinky Hijikata’s Parents?

Hijikata was born and raised in Sydney, Australia to his parents Junko Hijikata and Makota Hijikata. His father currently works as a tennis coach but his mother’s career has not yet been exposed to the public.

Does Rinky Hijikata have Siblings?

There has been no mention of Hijikata’s siblings in the media.

Rinky Hijikata Education

He attended The King’s School in Sydney from 2013-2016. There is no information about his educational background.

Rinky Hijikata Spouse

He is currently dating his longtime girlfriend Lauren Baddour. The duo has dated for some time and has been spotted together at different places.

Rinky Hijikata Kids

He and his girlfriend do not have any children to date despite having dated for some time.

Rinky Hijikata Height

He has an athletic, energetic, and muscular body with a height of 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) and a weight of 72 kg (159 lbs).


Hijikata victories his 2nd and 3rd ITF titles in July 2021 and claimed a total of four ITF Futures singles titles during 2021. He completed 2021 with a singles ranking of 369 as of 22 November 2021.

2022: ATP & Major debut win & Challenger title, top 200

2022: ATP & Major debut, Maiden win & Challenger title, top 200

Hijikata made his ATP tour debut at the 2022 Melbourne Summer Set 1 after qualifying for the main draw in January 2022. It was also his 1st top 100 victory, defeating world no 98 Henri Laaksonen in the final qualifying round. He lost in the 1st round to eventual finalist, Maxime Cressy. Hijikata lost in the 2nd round of the 2022 Australian Open – Men’s singles qualifying. Hijikata broke into the ATP top 300 after winning consecutive ITF tournaments in California in March 2022 in April.


He qualified for the 2022 Los Cabos Open and reached the round of 16 recording his 1st ATP victory following the retirement of the Mexican wildcard debutant Rodrigo Pacheco Méndez in August. He lost to top seed and World No. 1 Daniil Medvedev who recorded his 250th match win. As a result, he moved one position shy of the top 200 on 8 August 2022. He made his Grand Slam debut at the US Open as a wildcard.

Hijikata victories his maiden Challenger title in Playford, Australia, and moved 33 positions up into the top 160 at world No. 159 on 31 October 2022. He became the youngest Australian to win a Challenger title since 2018, when the then 19-year-old Alexei Popyrin won in Jinan, China.

2023: First Major win

Hijikata was given a wildcard into the Australian Open, where he recorded his first Grand Slam win by defeating Yannick Hanfmann in a come-from-behind victory.


Hijikata won the Newcombe Medal for Male Junior Athlete of the Year in 2018 and 2019.

Rinky Hijikata Net Worth

Australian professional tennis player Hijikata turned pro in 2021. He has a net worth of approximately $1 million as of 2023.