PLAYER PROFILE

Charlotte Kempenaers-Pocz

  • Age14
  • Born11 September 2004
  • Birth PlaceGlengowrie, SA
  • PlaysRight-handed

ON COURT

  • Introduced to tennis at age five by her parents, who played quite a bit
  • Reached the semifinals of the 14/u WTA Future Stars tournament in Singapore in October 2018
  • Selected to represent Australia at the 2017 ITF World Junior Tennis finals in the Czech Republic as a 12-year-old.
  • Won the 14/u Australian Championships singles title at Melbourne Park in 2017; runner-up in 2018
  • Singles winner at the 2017 14/u Australian Claycourt Championships
  • Favourite shot is her forehand

OFF COURT

  • Grew up in Glengowrie, South Australia
  • Recipient of the Primary School Sports Award at the SA Sports Award Gala in 2015
  • Favourite player is Serena Williams: “because she’s aggressive and stays very confident”

Charlotte Kempenaers-Pocz in the news

Gibson, Pham win Australian 14/u titles
Talia Gibson (L) and Derek Pham pose with their trophies after winning the 14/u Australian titles at Melbourne Park (photo: Elizabeth Xue Bai)
6 December, 2018

West Australia's Talia Gibson and Derek Pham both won three-set finals at Mlebourne Park on Thursday to be crowned 14/u Australian champions at the December Showdown.
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Pham grinds out victory to reach 14/u final
Derek Pham in action during the 14/u Australian Championships semifinals at Melbourne Park (photo: Elizabeth Xue Bai)
5 December, 2018

Derek Pham will meet Shogo Sanada in the boys' 14/u Australian Championships final, while Charlotte Kempenaers-Pocz will take on Talia Gibson for the girls' title. The…
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Hijikata heads group in 18/u championships
Rinky Hijikata in action during his victory over Chen Dong in the 18/u Australian Championships at the December Showdown (photo: Elizabeth Xue Bai)
4 December, 2018

No. 2 seed Rinky Hijikata won his second round-robin match to lead his group in the 18/u Australian Championships, while Annerly Poulos continued her winning ways in the…
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Sonton, Winter win through to 14/u quarterfinals
Hana Sonton in action at the December Showdown (credit: Elizabeth Xue Bai)
3 December, 2018

There was more steady progress for the top seeds in the 14/u Australian Championships at Melbourne Park while on Monday main-draw action got underway in the 18/u tournament.
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