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

2014 Sharm El Sheikh ITF

Abbie Myers in the news

Rankings watch: Myers, Millman lead this week’s movers
Abbie Myers did her tennis family proud, clinching the Optus 18s Championship in straight sets 6-4 6-3.
10 September, 2014

Heart-warming returns to form on the ITF circuit following injury have boosted John Millman and Abbie Myers up the latest ATP and WTA rankings.
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ITF titles for Millman, Myers
BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 03:  John Millman of Australia plays a forehand during his match against Andy Murray of Great Britain on during day five of the Brisbane International at Pat Rafter Arena on January 3, 2013 in Brisbane, Australia.  (Photo by Chris Hyde/Getty Images)
25 August, 2014

John Millman and Abbie Myers have continued their promising returns from injury by scooping titles in what was a stellar week for Australians on the ITF Circuit.
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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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