PLAYER PROFILE

Charlotte Kempenaers-Pocz

  • Age14
  • 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

Kempenaers-Pocz stopped in Port Pirie semi
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 20:  Charlotte Kempenares-Pocz of Australia plays a backhand in her first round match against Stefania Rogozinska Dzik of Poland during day seven of the 2019 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 20, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)
16 February, 2019

The stellar run of Charlotte Kempenaers-Pocz ends as the 14-year-old qualifier is taken out in the semifinals of her maiden ITF World Tennis Tour event.
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Kempenaers-Pocz shining in Port Pirie
CharlottePortPirie
14 February, 2019

14-year-old Charlotte Kempenaers-Pocz has backed up her qualifying run in Port Pirie, knocking out third seed Jelena Stojanovic to reach the quarterfinals.
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No pressure for Marshall in Port Pirie
MarshallSA19
11 February, 2019

Local teenager Amber Marshall opens her maiden ITF World Tennis Tour campaign on Tuesday in Port Pirie.
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Stosur, Peers, juniors among Aussie winners
Sam Stosur (L) in doubles action with Zhang Shuai at Australian Open 2019 (Getty Images)
20 January, 2019

In addition to the incredible results Australia has enjoyed in singles at Australian Open 2019, there are plenty of other Aussies flourishing in doubles and juniors at Melbourne…
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