PLAYER PROFILE

Charlotte Kempenaers-Pocz

  • Age16
  • 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

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
  • Goal is to “maybe get to the top 10, but just stay as positive as I can and keep going.”

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

More Aussies advance in Australian Open 2021 qualifying
ON TARGET: Australia's Andrew Harris is through to the second round of Australian Open 2021 qualifying.
PHOTO: SAMER ALREJJAL, TENNIS AUSTRALIA
11 January, 2021

Australian players shine on day two of Australian Open 2021 qualifying, with seven advancing to the second round.
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Fourteen Aussies to compete on day two of AO 2021 qualifying
RISING STARS: Olivia Gadecki and Dane Sweeny will make their Grand Slam-level debuts in Australian Open 2021 qualifying. Picture: Getty Images
11 January, 2021

It is a big day ahead for our Aussie players in Australian Open 2021 qualifying, with 14 featuring in first-round action.
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Aussie women set for Australian Open 2021 qualifying
AUSSIE HOPES: Abbie Myers, Charlotte Kempenaers-Pocz and Ivana Popovic. Pictures: Getty Images
10 January, 2021

Meet the eight Aussie women who will contest the Australian Open 2021 qualifying event in Dubai this week.
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Draws set for Australian Open 2021 qualifying
AUSSIE HOPES: Storm Sanders and Matthew Ebden are wildcard entrants in the Australian Open 2021 qualifying events. Pictures: Getty Images
10 January, 2021

Find out who our Australian players have drawn in the opening round of the Australian Open 2021 qualifying events.
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