Seone Mendez

  • Age17
  • Born15 May 1999
  • Birth PlaceSydney, New South Wales
  • LivesSydney, New South Wales
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachGabriel Mendez and Jarrad Bunt

On court

  • Knew at age 13 she was good enough to try becoming a professional player
  • In 2011, won the National Optus 12’s & 14’s Spring tournament
  • 2011 season ended with a trip to America to compete overseas, adding to her previous appearances in Croatia and France
  • Prefers both hard and clay court surfaces
  • Thinks her game most close resembles Justine Henin’s
  • Says her dream tennis scenario would involve beating Henin in three sets in a French Open final
  • Ultimate professional goal is to reach world No.1

Off court

  • If not trying to become a professional tennis player, would be studying to become a sport physio and tennis coach
  • Her perfect day would involve relaxing, reading and being with family

Seone Mendez in the news

Aussies at Wimbledon: singles done, but show goes on
5 July, 2016

Australia's singles representation came to an end after Nick Kyrgios and Bernard Tomic lost on Monday, but several Aussies remain alive in other events at Wimbledon.
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Aussie tennis stars headline new-look ATL
Thanasi Kokkinakis has battled illness ahead of his Wimbledon campaign; Getty Images
19 November, 2015

Many of Australia's top tennis stars will do battle in the coming weeks in a revamped Asia-Pacific Tennis League.
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Tennis Brisbane Chargers to head ATL North Conference
Melbourne, AUSTRALIA. 27th January 2015. Asia Pacific Tennis League at Melbourne Park.
13 November, 2015

The Asia-Pacific Tennis League (ATL) 2015 North Conference gets underway later this month in an action-packed three weeks of team tennis.
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Australia falls at final hurdle
Australia's Junior Davis Cup team of (front L-R) Alex De Minaur and Blake Ellis and (back L-R) Alexei Popyrin and captain Ben Pyne at the competition finals in Madrid, Spain; Tennis Australia
2 October, 2015

Needing one more win to qualify for the semifinals, Australia's Junior Davis Cup and Fed Cup teams fell in their final round-robin matches to miss out on progressing.
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