PLAYER PROFILE

Ellen Perez

  • Age23
  • Born10 October 1995
  • Birth Place(New South Wales)
  • LivesWollongong, (New South Wales)
  • Height168 cm
  • PlaysLeft-handed
  • CoachColin Ebelthite

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

2016 Brussels ITF

Finals

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

2017 Gatineau ITF

2016 Rebecq ITF

Ellen Perez in the news

Woolcock breaks through in Burnie
WoolcockBurnieW
27 January, 2019

After twelve months out with injury, Victorian Belinda Woolcock comes from qualifying to take the title in Tasmania, her first at a professional level.
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Sharma, Hives, Birrell open with AO victories
(L-R) Zoe Hives, Kimberly Birrell and Astra Sharma (Getty Images)
14 January, 2019

Astra Sharma, Zoe Hives and Kimberly Birrell each picked up their first ever Grand Slam main-draw wins on a memorable day for the host nation on Day 1 of the Australian Open.
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Barty leads women’s charge in AO main draw
Ash Barty in action at the Sydney International (Getty Images)
10 January, 2019

Top-ranked Australian Ash Barty is the 15th seed in the Australian Open main draw, where fellow Aussie Destanee Aiava has drawn 17th seed Madison Keys.
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Australian Open wildcards for Aiava, Perez, Hives
(L-R) Zoe Hives, Ellen Perez and Destanee Aiava have received main-draw wildcards for Australian Open 2019 (Getty Images)
4 January, 2019

Destanee Aiava, Ellen Perez and Zoe Hives have been rewarded for their impressive results during the summer of tennis with main-draw wildcard entries into Australian Open 2019.
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