Annerly Poulos

  • Age21
  • 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
  • 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)
  • Broke through to win the 16/u Australian Championships, as a 14-year-old qualifier, in December 2017
  • Claimed singles victory at the 2018 Australian Winter International, defeating Megan Smith.
  • Travelled to Hungary in September 2018 to represent Australia in the Junior Fed Cup finals.
  • 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)
  • 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

Sanders makes impressive start to qualifying quest in Adelaide
Storm Sanders in action at the Adelaide International. Picture: Tennis Australia
9 January, 2022

Australian Storm Sanders has advanced to the final round in women's singles qualifying at the Adelaide International.
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Rising stars take the court in Traralgon and Bendigo
Li Tu, pictured at Australian Open 2021, is among the Australians competing at the ATP Challenger in Bendigo.
2 January, 2022

Rising Australians are aiming to follow in the footsteps of champions including Ash Barty, John Millman and Jordan Thompson in Traralgon and Bendigo.
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UTR Pro Tennis Series: Bozovic leads top-performing women
IN FORM: Alexandra Bozovic in action during a UTR Pro Tennis Series event in Sydney. Picture: Tennis Australia
23 December, 2020

Winning six UTR Pro Tennis Series titles over the past six months, Alexandra Bozovic leads the list of the series' best-performing women.
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Schoolkate advances to 18/u quarterfinals
Tristan Schoolkate (Getty Images)
5 December, 2019

Top seed Tristan Schoolkate was among the players advancing to the knock-out stages of the 18/u Australian Championships as part of the December Showdown.
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