PLAYER PROFILE

Charlotte Kempenaers-Pocz

  • Age15
  • 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

Sanders, Inglis into AO Play-off quarters
Storm Sanders (Getty Images)
10 December, 2019

While comeback queen Storm Standers drops just four games in her first-round victory, top seed Maddison Inglis survives an almighty scare to advance.
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Inglis, Bolt top seeds for AO Play-off
Maddison Inglis (Getty Images)
8 December, 2019

Maddison Inglis and Alex Bolt head the 16-player fields for the men's and women's AO Play-off events at Melbourne Park, beginning Monday.
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Kempenaers-Pocz, Schoolkate claim 18/u Australian titles
CHAMPIONS: Charlotte Kempenaers-Pocz and Tristan Schoolkate are the 18 and under Australian singles champions for 2019; Getty Images
7 December, 2019

Charlotte Kempenaers-Pocz and Tristan Schoolkate claim singles crowns at the 18/u Australian Championships.
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Sweeny, Schoolkate to clash in 18/u final
Dane Sweeny in action during the 18/u Australian Championships at the December Showdown. (Getty Images)
6 December, 2019

No.2 seed Dane Sweeny survives a thrilling semifinal to set up a title match with No.1 seed Tristan Schoolkate, while Charlotte Kempenaers-Pocz scores an upset win in the 18/u…
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