PLAYER PROFILE

Anastasia Berezov

  • Age16
  • Born10 November 2003
  • LivesTerrey Hills, NSW
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachSteve Thompson
“First set was pretty tight, we both played well. I mean, at the end it could have gone either way in the first set but I held it together, stayed composed and I just kept fighting until the end.”

— Anastasia Berezov, 15 Dec 2018

» Berezov, Gadecki to clash in 16/u final

On court

  • First began to play tennis at age four
  • Debuted in the WTA rankings on 25 June 2018
  • Travelled to Hungary to represent Australia in the Junior Fed Cup finals in September 2018
  • Beat Annerly Poulos in a tight match to claim the 14/u Australian Championships title in December 2017
  • Won the 16/u Australian Championships in December 2018, beating Olivia Gadecki in the final
  • Loves tennis because: “I feel like I can express everything when I hit the ball. I get to be aggressive and not too passive.”
  • Strengths are her ball-feel and ability to read the game
  • Professional goal is to crack the top 100 and, if she keeps progressing, to win some Grand Slams
  • Looks up to Roger Federer and Ashleigh Barty

Off court

  • Born in Australia to a Japanese mother and Russian father
  • Loves to play table tennis
  • Favourite food is a Japanese barbecue

Anastasia Berezov in the news

Junior Davis and Fed Cup qualifying underway in Thailand
Australia's Junior Davis Cup team of (L-R) captain Bernhard Goerlitz, Cooper White, Shuannon Tricerri and Philip Sekulic.
8 April, 2019

Six of Australia's top 16/u players will represent Australia at the Junior Davis and Fed Cup qualifying.
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Wildcard Gadecki into Perth SemisĀ 
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 20:  Olivia Gadecki of Australia plays a forehand in her first round juniors match against Funa Kozaki of Japan during day seven of the 2019 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 20, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)
22 February, 2019

Olivia Gadecki defeats fellow 16-year-old Annerly Poulos to reach the Perth Tennis International semifinals.
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Stosur, Peers, juniors among Aussie winners
Sam Stosur (L) in doubles action with Zhang Shuai at Australian Open 2019 (Getty Images)
20 January, 2019

In addition to the incredible results Australia has enjoyed in singles at Australian Open 2019, there are plenty of other Aussies flourishing in doubles and juniors at Melbourne…
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Berezov, Sach crowned 16/u champions
Anastasia Berezov (L) and Tai Sach were crowned winners of the 16/u Australian Championships (photos: Elizabeth Xue Bai)
16 December, 2018

Anastasia Berezov and Tai Sach will compete in the Australian Open 2019 junior tournament after winning the 16/u Australian Championships titles at Melbourne Park on Saturday.
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