PLAYER PROFILE

Charlotte Kempenaers-Pocz

  • Age17
  • 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

Aussies progress in Australian Open 2022 women’s doubles action
Sam Stosur at AO 2022. Picture: Getty Images
18 hours ago

Sam Stosur was among five Australian players to record an Australian Open 2022 women's doubles first-round win today.
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Doubles draws revealed for Australian Open 2022
Australia's top-ranked doubles players John Peers and Sam Stosur.
16 January, 2022

The men's and women's doubles draws, featuring 40 Australian players, have been revealed for Australian Open 2022.
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Birrell creates history with Australian Open qualifying victory
Kimberly Birrell. Picture: Tennis Australia
10 January, 2022

Australian wildcard Kimberly Birrell has scored a first-round win in the Australian Open 2022 women's qualifying singles competition.
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Australian Open 2022: 14 Aussie women set for qualifying
Lizette Cabrera and Ellen Perez. Pictures: Tennis Australia
10 January, 2022

A strong contingent of Aussie hopes feature in the Australian Open 2022 women's singles qualifying draw.
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