Kassandra Dunser

  • Age21
  • Born23 April 1995
  • Birth PlaceDarwin, Northern Territory
  • LivesCoconut Grove, Northern Territory
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachRohan Fisher

On court

  • been playing tennis since the age of seven, when she was given a racquet as a birthday present from one of her friends
  • already has her sights set on the big stage and enjoys playing “on the same courts as the famous people”
  • enjoys the challenge of competing against older girls, but feels most comfortable when she’s around her friends on tour
  • admires Serbian star Ana Ivanovic for her tenacity and calm persona
  • one day hopes to play in Grand Slam tournaments and to “be the best I can”

Off court

  • likes to listen to music between matches – especially “fast music that gets me going”
  • mum, Lee, is a hairdresser and her dad, Dirk, is an operations manager

Kassandra Dunser in the news

Wejnert a winner on day one of Optus 18s
6 December, 2010

There was sun, searing forehands and school groups aplenty on the first day of the Optus 18s Australian Girls Singles Championships, with most of the seeds winning their first…
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