PLAYER PROFILE

Ellen Perez

10
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
240
WTA
RANKING
  • Age24
  • 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

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: Impressive skills and trick shots
Clay court tennis. Picture: Getty Images
9 mins ago

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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Aussies in action: Ellen Perez qualifies in Strasbourg
Ellen Perez serves during Strasbourg qualifying. Picture: Twitter
21 September, 2020

Ellen Perez joins fellow Aussie Ajla Tomljanovic in the main draw of a WTA tournament in France this week.
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Aussie duo score big win in Rome
Luke Saville and Max Purcell talk tactics at the US Open earlier this month. Picture: Getty Images
17 September, 2020

Luke Saville and Max Purcell defeat the seventh seeds in men's doubles action in Rome.
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Ranking movers: Aussies celebrating new career-highs
NEW HIGHS: Australians Aleksandar Vukic, Storm Sanders and Christopher O'Connell have all set new ranking highs this week.
15 September, 2020

Find out who the biggest ranking movers across singles and doubles were this week ...
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