PLAYER PROFILE

Ellen Perez

10
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
234
WTA
RANKING
  • Age25
  • Born10 October 1995
  • Birth Place(New South Wales)
  • LivesWollongong, (New South Wales)
  • Height168 cm
  • PlaysLeft-handed
  • CoachColin Ebelthite
“I've definitely seen what it takes to do well ... I think I know what it takes now and I'm ready to put that into action.”

— Ellen Perez, 7 Mar 2019

» Perez setting a high bar in 2019

On court

  • Won the 2012 Gallipoli Youth Cup
  • Won the doubles and singles events at the 2011 ACT Open, 2012 Griffith University AMT and the 2012 Plexipave Queensland Open
  • Semifinalist at the 2012 Oceania Closed Junior Championships in Fiji and won the doubles event
  • In 2016, won the women’s wildcard playoff for a berth in the US Open main draw
  • Cracked the WTA singles top 200 in October 2018; reached five Pro Tour singles finals that season
  • Won seven ITF doubles titles in 2018, cracking the WTA doubles top 100 in June 2018

Off court

  • Says if she wasn’t playing tennis she would be a soccer player
  • Tennis heroes are Rafael Nadal and Justin Henin but her ideal mixed doubles partner would be Bob Bryan

Year-end singles ranking history

2020 234
2019 241
2018 181
2017 343
2016 629
2015 1199
2014 655
2013 891

Titles/Finals

Titles

2019 Ashland 60K ITF

2016 Brussels 10K ITF

Finals

2018 Canberra ITF, Darwin ITF, Brisbane ITF, Toowoomba ITF, Bendigo ITF

2017 Gatineau ITF

2016 Rebecq ITF

Ellen Perez in the news

Social round-up: Title wins, sharing advice and holiday fun
CHAMPIONS: Jelena Dokic, Daria Gavrilova, Storm Sanders and Ellen Perez helped Royal South Yarra Tennis Club win Tennis Victoria's Premier League. Picture: Instagram
3 December, 2020

What have Australia's top-ranked players been up to? We've collated tweets and posts from this week to keep fans up to date.
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Social round-up: Stars enjoying end-of-season adventures
RELAXING: Alex de Minaur is enjoying his end of season break. Picture: Instagram
26 November, 2020

What have Australia's top-ranked players been up to? We've collated tweets and posts from this week to keep fans up to date.
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UTR Pro Tennis Series update: Title wins and impressive streaks
CHAMPION: Thanasi Kokkinakis has won back-to-back titles at the UTR Pro Tennis Series in Melbourne. Picture: Tennis Australia
24 November, 2020

Thanasi Kokkinakis and Storm Sanders have claimed the latest UTR Pro Tennis Series titles in Melbourne.
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Barty confirmed as year-end No.1 for 2020
ON TOP: Ash Barty has finished the 2020 season at world No.1. Picture: Getty Images
17 November, 2020

Australia's Ash Barty has finished as the WTA Tour's year-end No.1 for the second season in a row.
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