PLAYER PROFILE

Ellen Perez

10
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
233
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

Aussies qualify at Adelaide International
Maddison Inglis in action at the Adelaide International. Picture: Tennis Australia
22 February, 2021

Maddison Inglis and Storm Sanders have sealed main draw spots at the Adelaide International with impressive qualifying wins against higher-ranked opponents today.
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Sanders records sensational Adelaide International qualifying win
Storm Sanders during her first-round qualifying win at the Adelaide International. Picture: Tennis Australia
21 February, 2021

Australia's Storm Sanders was among the winners in the first round of singles qualifying today at Adelaide International 2021.
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Draws revealed for Adelaide International 2021
Ash Barty in Adelaide in January. Picture: Tennis Australia
21 February, 2021

The draws have been set for this week's Adelaide International, a WTA 500 tournament held at Adelaide's Memorial Drive Tennis Centre.
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Tomljanovic, Stosur and Gadecki receive Adelaide International wildcards
Ajla Tomljanovic in action at the Melbourne Summer Series this month. Picture: Tennis Australia
20 February, 2021

Three more Australians receive main draw singles wildcards for next week's Adelaide International tournament.
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