PLAYER PROFILE

Ellen Perez

  • Age20
  • Born10 October 1995
  • Birth Place(New South Wales)
  • LivesWollongong, (New South Wales)
  • Height168 cm
  • PlaysLeft-handed
  • CoachGreg Royle, Jaslyn Hewitt
“Even being able to train with good players here, I learnt a few things and I hope the next time I get the opportunity that I can step up and hang with them a little better.”

— Ellen Perez, 31 Aug 2016

» Perez falls, but gains valuable experience

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

 

Titles/Finals

Titles

2016 Brussels ITF

Finals

2016 Rebecq ITF

Ellen Perez in the news

Biggest movers: Duckworth gaining momentum
James Duckworth in action at the ATP Winston-Salem Open; Getty Images
13 September, 2016

James Duckworth was rewarded for his impressive summer hardcourt season in the States, while Marinko Matosevic and Olivia Tjandramulia made significant moves.
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Stosur toughs out first-round win
Sam Stosur US Open
31 August, 2016

Sam Stosur has subdued the streaky Camila Giorgi to reach the second round of the US Open, where she will face her doubles partner.
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Perez falls, but gains valuable experience
Ellen Perez plays a backhand in her first-round loss to Zhang Shuai at the US Open; Getty Images
31 August, 2016

Despite a heavy loss in the opening round of the US Open, Ellen Perez found her first Grand Slam main draw experience a highly educational one.
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Aussies in action: US Open Day 2
Nick Kyrgios; Getty Images
30 August, 2016

Old Grandstand will become an Aussie fortress on Day 2 of the US Open, with our four biggest names going back-to-back on the historic court.
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