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

Ranking movers: Kokkinakis, Gadecki on the rise
ON THE RISE: Thanasi Kokkinakis and Olivia Gadecki. Pictures: Tennis Australia
22 February, 2021

A number of Australians have made impressive improvements in the latest tour rankings, including Thanasi Kokkinakis and Olivia Gadecki.
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Aussies advance in Phillip Island Trophy
AUSSIE: Kimberly Birrell in action at the Melbourne Summer Series. Picture: Tennis Australia
14 February, 2021

Kimberly Birrell is among the Aussies winner on day two of the Phillip Island Trophy at Melbourne Park.
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Gadecki continues breakout summer at Phillip Island Trophy
Olivia Gadecki in action at the Melbourne Summer Series. Picture: Tennis Australia
13 February, 2021

Queensland teen Olivia Gadecki scores her first WTA main draw singles win at the Melbourne Summer Series at Melbourne Park.
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Aussies in action as Phillip Island Trophy begins
Australia's Destanee Aiava is competing at this week's Phillip Island Trophy. Picture: Tennis Australia
13 February, 2021

The final event of the Melbourne Summer Series begins today at Melbourne Park and we have several Aussies competing in the Phillip Island Trophy.
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