Charlotte Kempenaers-Pocz

  • Age19
  • Born11 September 2004
  • Birth PlaceGlengowrie, SA
  • PlaysRight-handed
“It was a great opportunity. I learned a lot from that match and hopefully I can take it into next ones.”

— Charlotte Kempenaers-Pocz, 16 Feb 2019

» Kempenaers-Pocz stopped in Port Pirie semi


  • Introduced to tennis at age five by her parents, who played at social level
  • Selected to represent Australia at the 2017 ITF World Junior Tennis finals in the Czech Republic as a 12-year-old
  • Singles winner at the 2017 14/u Australian Claycourt Championships
  • Won the 14/u Australian Championships singles title at Melbourne Park in 2017; runner-up in 2018
  • Reached the semifinals of the 14/u WTA Future Stars tournament in Singapore in October 2018
  • In 2019, in just her second professional event, reached the semifinals of the Australian Pro Tour event in Port Pirie as a qualifier
  • Debuted on the WTA rankings in February 2021 (at No.1259)
  • Upset fifth seed Rebecca Marino (a former world No.38) in the first round of qualifying at the WTA Adelaide 1 tournament in January 2022
  • Favourite shot is her forehand
  • Goal is to “maybe get to the top 10, but just stay as positive as I can and keep going”.


  • 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”.

Year-end ranking history

2022 768
2021 1409

Charlotte Kempenaers-Pocz in the news

Rising Australian players awarded Ashley Cooper Scholarships
Petra Hule in action at Australian Open 2023. Picture: Tennis Australia
3 May, 2023

Eight players have been awarded Ashley Cooper Scholarships, including South Australia's Petra Hule.
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Tennis Australia’s National Tennis Academy Class of 2023 announced
Philip Sekulic, Zara Larke, Lily Taylor and Hayden Jones are among 27 athletes at the National Tennis Academy. Pictures: Tennis Australia
9 March, 2023

Philip Sekulic, Zara Larke, Lily Taylor and Hayden Jones are among 27 athletes at the National Tennis Academy.
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Aussies determined to continue doubles success at US Open 2022
John Peers and Storm Sanders are through to the US Open mixed doubles semifinals. Picture: Getty Images
8 September, 2022

Seven Australians, including John Peers and Storm Sanders in the mixed doubles semifinals, are in action on day 11 at this year's US Open.
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Preston posts mixed results in US Open 2022 junior competitions
Taylah Preston in action at the US Open. Picture: Getty Images
8 September, 2022

Taylah Preston has been eliminated in the US Open 2022 girls' singles competition, but remains alive in the girls' doubles event.
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