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

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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

Wimbledon Day 6: Barty, Millman aim for second week
Ash Barty (L) and John Millman in action at Wimbledon (Getty Images)
6 July, 2019

World No.1 Ash Barty makes her first appearance on Centre Court in 2019 while John Millman takes on in-form Sam Querrey in round three.
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Barty quarterfinal rained off in Paris
Rain falls on day eleven of The Roland Garros 2019 French Open tennis tournament in Paris on June 5, 2019. (Photo by CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT / AFP)        (Photo credit should read CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT/AFP/Getty Images)
6 June, 2019

Ash Barty is made to wait before taking on Madison Keys in the French Open quarterfinals after Wednesday's play is rained off.
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Barty ready for Keys challenge
ONE TO WATCH: Ash Barty is impressing many with her Roland Garros run; Getty Images
5 June, 2019

Ash Barty's impressive rise is earning widespread praise from some of the greats of the sport.
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Barty surges into French Open quarterfinals
Ash Barty progresses to a second consecutive Grand Slam quarterfinal at Roland Garros; Getty Images
3 June, 2019

Ash Barty is closing in on a first Australian singles triumph at the French Open in 46 years after surging into the quarterfinals at Roland Garros.
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