|Residence||Gold Coast, Australia|
5 June 1974 |
|Height||1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Plays||Left-handed (1-handed backhand)|
|Career record||107–129 (Grand Slam and ATP Tour level, and Davis Cup)|
|Highest ranking||No. 42 (10 May 1999)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||3R (1997)|
|French Open||4R (1995, 1996)|
|Wimbledon||2R (1998, 2002, 2003)|
|US Open||4R (1997)|
|Career record||26–47 (Grand Slam, ATP Tour level, and Davis Cup)|
|Highest ranking||No. 132 (12 February 1996)|
|Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results|
|Australian Open||W (2005)|
Draper was born in Queensland, Australia. His first wife, Kellie, died in 1999 from cystic fibrosis. He is now married to Jessica and they have two children, a son Jayden Scott Draper (2007) and a daughter, Jaimie Draper (2008).
Draper reached as high as No. 5 in the junior world doubles rankings in 1992, after winning the Wimbledon Boys' Doubles title.
Junior Slam results – Singles:
Draper became a tennis professional in 1993, attaining a career-high singles ranking of World No. 42 in October 1998. He played doubles with his brother, Mark Draper, reaching No. 132 in the world. He was the first player to be beaten by Andy Roddick in the main draw of a Grand Slam tournament, at the French Open in 2001.
Draper was Lleyton Hewitt's coach during the 2007 Australian Open.
Singles titles (5)
|Grand Slam (0)|
|Tennis Masters Cup (0)|
|ATP Masters Series (0)|
|ATP Tour (1)|
|No.||Date||Tournament||Surface||Opponent in the final||Score|
|1.||1995||Nagoya||Hard||Shuzo Matsuoka||6–3, 6–7, 6–4|
|2.||1998||Queen's Club||Grass||Laurence Tieleman||7–6, 6–4|
|3.||2002||Lexington||Hard||Paul Goldstein||4–6, 6–4, 6–4|
|4.||2002||Binghamton||Hard||Peter Luczak||7–6, 6–4|
|5.||2002||Fresno||Hard||Justin Gimelstob||6–1, 6–7, 6–1|
Mixed doubles: 1 (1 title)
|Outcome||Year||Championship||Surface||Partner||Opponents in the final||Score in the final|
|Winner||2005||Australian Open||Hard||Samantha Stosur|| Liezel Huber
|6–2, 2–6, 7–6(6)|
Draper also plays golf professionally, putting him in that rarest category of athletes who have managed to play more than one professional sport. On 11 February 2007, Draper won the New South Wales PGA Championship on the Von Nida Tour, giving him his first professional golf title.