PLAYER PROFILE

Abbie Myers

  • Age20
  • Born18 July 1994
  • LivesGeorges Hall, NSW
  • Height175 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachCraig Purcell - NA Sydney

On court

  • She was “raised on a tennis court”, with her entire family including grandparents, aunts (including former Wimbledon competitor Debbie Chesterton), uncles and parents all playing the game.
  • Selected for Tennis Australia’s Optus European Young Stars Tour in 2008.
  • Represented Australia at the World Junior Tennis Competition in 2008.
  • Secured a hat-trick of junior ITF titles in New Zealand and Australia in 2009.
  • Made her ITF Futures Pro Tour senior debut at the Mildura event in 2010.
  • Member of the Australian Junior Fed Cup team that qualified for the final in 2010.
  • Secured her maiden ITF Futures Circuit doubles titles in Bahrain and Trabzon and Istanbul, Turkey in 2012.
  • Favourite tournament is the Australian Grasscourt Championships, which she has won twice.
  • Her parents, Greg and Heather, are her greatest influence, “because of their dedication and unending support.”
  • Ultimate goal is to win the Australian Open and be the best player she can be.
  • She enjoys the competitive aspect of tennis and playing against others.

Off court

  • Hobbies include horse riding, netball and reading.
  • Favourite food is lasagne.
  • Favourite movie is Pirates of the Caribbean.

Year-end singles ranking history

2013 845
2012 697
2011 1145

Titles/Finals

Titles

None

Finals

None

Abbie Myers in the news

Sydney to host second women’s ITF event
Jess Moore; Getty Images
1 March, 2013

World-class tennis action is set to continue at Sydney Olympic Park next week with the second edition of the Nature’s Way Sydney Tennis International.
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Australian Open Play-off highlights
Arina Rodionova, Australian Open 2013 Play-off, December Showdown, Melbourne Park. XUE BAI
11 December, 2012

Missed a shot? Catch up on the highlights from the Australian Open 2013 Play-off here.
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Myers claims Optus 18s girls’ title
Abbie Myers poses with the winner's trophy after claiming the Optus 18s Australian Championships girls' title; Matthew Johnson
9 December, 2012

Third seed Abbie Myers has defeated top seed Azra Hadzic to win the Optus 18s Australian Championship in comprehensive fashion, writes Natalie Yoannidis.
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Abbie Myers: Optus 18s girls’ champion
Abbie Myers in action at the Optus 18s Australian Championships; Emily Mogic
9 December, 2012

Third seed Abbie Myers has taken out the Optus 18s Australian Championship in comprehensive fashion over No.1 seed Azra Hadzic.
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