Ellen Perez

  • Age20
  • Born10 October 1995
  • Birth Place(New South Wales)
  • LivesWollongong, (New South Wales)
  • Height168 cm
  • PlaysLeft-handed
  • CoachGreg Royle, Jaslyn Hewitt
“I was coming in with a lot of confidence, especially from the summer, so I guess I just really believed in my game and knew that I had put the work in beforehand.”

— Ellen Perez, 25 Aug 2016

» Perez excited for Grand Slam debut

On court

  • Won the 2012 Gallipoli Youth Cup
  • Won the doubles and singles events at the 2011 ACT Open, 2012 Griffith University AMT and the 2012 Plexipave Queensland Open
  • Semi finalist at the 2012 Oceania Closed Junior Championships in Fiji and won the doubles event

Off court

  • Says if she wasn’t playing tennis she would be a soccer player
  • Tennis heroes are Rafael Nadal and Justin Henin but her ideal mixed doubles partner would be Bob Bryan

Year-end singles ranking history

2015 1199
2014 655
2013 891




2016 Brussels ITF


2016 Rebecq ITF

Ellen Perez in the news

Stosur dealt rough draw at US Open
Sam Stosur fires a forehand during her first-round victory over Heather Watson at the Coupe Rogers in Montreal; Getty Images
27 August, 2016

Sam Stosur could get a shot at Serena Williams in the fourth round of the US Open - if she can first get past the dangerous Camila Giorgi in her opening match.
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Perez excited for Grand Slam debut
Ellen Perez
25 August, 2016

Relatively little-known before winning a wildcard into the US Open main draw, Ellen Perez spoke to about her breakthrough victory and emergence in the sport.
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Duckworth, Perez earn US Open wildcards
James Duckworth in action at the Winston-Salem Open; Getty Images
23 August, 2016

Wildcards to James Duckworth and Ellen Perez have boosted the Australian contingent at next week's US Open to at least nine.
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Perez wins US Open wildcard
Ellen Perez; Getty Images
22 August, 2016

Ellen Perez has stunned Ash Barty to win a wildcard into the main draw of the US Open.
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