Charlie Camus

  • Age17
  • Born16 October 2006
  • LivesCanberra, ACT
  • PlaysLeft-handed
“I just had to stay focused and keep fighting and not give up.”

— Charlie Camus, 16 Dec 2018

» Camus scoops 12/u Australian titles

On court

  • Winner of the 2018 12/u Australian Claycourt Championships in his hometown of Canberra
  • Won the 12/u Australian championships in both singles and doubles at Melbourne Park in December 2018
  • First picked up a tennis racquet at three years old
  • Decided he wanted to be a professional after a trip to the Australian Open as a six-year-old
  • His favourite players are all French, and include Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, Gael Monfils and Lucas Pouille
  • Goals include winning a Grand Slam – especially Roland Garros – and representing Australia in Davis Cup
  • Selected as ‘orange boy’ to be a part of Australia’s Davis Cup squad for the 2022 qualifier against Hungary in Sydney
  • Won first professional-level match at the Australian Pro Tour event in Canberra in February 2022
  • Later in 2022, advanced to first ITF quarterfinal at the Australian Pro Tour event in Caloundra
  • Represented Australia in the Junior Davis Cup competition in 2022
  • Qualified for the main draw of the Burnie Challenger in early 2023.

Off court

  • Grew up in Canberra
  • Father is French, mother is Australian
  • His father represented France in field hockey, as well as playing tennis on the side
  • Younger brother, Tommy, is also a promising tennis player
  • Is an avid NRL fan and supports the Canberra Raiders
  • Names geography and modern history as his favourite school subjects

Year-end ranking history

2022 1184

Charlie Camus in the news

Camus stepping into the spotlight at 2023 December Showdown
Tommy Camus in action at the 2023 December Showdown. Picture: Tennis Australia
13 December, 2023

Canberra talent Tommy Camus is through to the boys' singles semifinals at the 12/u Australian Junior Tour Masters.
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Winners announced at the 2023 Australian Tennis Awards
Casey Dellacqua, John Newcombe and Todd Woodbridge on stage at the 2023 Australian Tennis Awards. Picture: Getty Images
11 December, 2023

Fourteen awards were presented as the Australian tennis community gathered to celebrate at the 2023 Australian Tennis Awards in Melbourne.
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Three rising stars battling for Male Junior Athlete of the Year honour
Charlie Camus, Hayden Jones and Pavle Marinkov are finalists at the 2023 Australian Tennis Awards.
10 December, 2023

Charlie Camus, Hayden Jones and Pavle Marinkov are finalists at the 2023 Australian Tennis Awards.
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Marinkov moves into boys’ singles third round at US Open 2023
Pavle Marinkov in action at US Open 2023. Picture: Getty Images
6 September, 2023

Australia's Pavle Marinkov is through to the third round in the US Open 2023 boys' singles competition.
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