PLAYER PROFILE

Annerly Poulos

  • Age16
  • Born 8 January 2003
  • Birth PlaceCanberra, ACT
  • LivesCanberra, ACT
  • PlaysRight-handed
“It was really great to finally meet someone I looked up to. (Her advice was) just to enjoy it, always. Find ways, especially when you don't feel like it, to keep pushing and working hard.”

— Annerly Poulos, 21 Jan 2019

» Amber and Annerly meet Serena

On court

  • introduced to tennis at age three; was playing tournaments by age seven
  • Travelled to Hungary in September 2018 to represent Australia in the Junior Fed Cup finals.
  • Claimed singles victory at the 2018 Australian Winter International, defeating Megan Smith.
  • Represented Australia at the 2018 WTA Future Stars in Singapore, where she reached the 16/u singles final (also played the tournament in 2016, in the 14/u division)
  • Broke through to win the 16/u Australian Championships, as a 14-year-old qualifier, in December 2017
  • Captured her first national title with victory at the 12/u Australian Championships in 2014
  • Reached the finals of the 14/u Australian Championships three years running (2015-17)
  • Tennis idol is Serena Williams: “I love her game and personality and everything she does is so inspiring.”
  • Lists her serve as her biggest weapon
  • Goal is to be No.1 in the world and to inspire people to get involved in tennis

Annerly Poulos in the news

Stojanovic at home in Perth
12 December 2012. Optus 16s Australian Championships. Matt Johnson.
19 February, 2019

Jelena Stojanovic, Australia's top-ranked woman at the Perth Tennis International this week, is ready to roll after finishing last year on a high.
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Amber and Annerly meet Serena
Amber Marshall (back row, left of Serena Williams) and Annerly Poulos (front left) at Australian Open 2019.
21 January, 2019

World top 100-ranked juniors Amber Marshall and Annerly Poulos enjoyed the extraordinary opportunity to meet Serena Williams at Australian Open 2019.
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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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Crnokrak back in 18/u Australian final
Alexander Crnokrak in action during the December Showdown (photo: Elizabeth Xue Bai)
7 December, 2018

Defending champion Alexander Crnokrak will face Rinky Hijikata for the 18/u Australian title, while Gabriella Da Silva-Fick and Olivia Gadecki will fight it out for the…
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