PLAYER PROFILE

Ellen Perez

10
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
226
WTA
RANKING
  • Age23
  • Born10 October 1995
  • Birth Place(New South Wales)
  • LivesWollongong, (New South Wales)
  • Height168 cm
  • PlaysLeft-handed
  • CoachGreg Royle, Jaslyn Hewitt
“I definitely made it easier on myself by having some quicker matches. I’m actually feeling pretty good.”

— Ellen Perez, 6 Oct 2018

» Perez makes consecutive Pro Tour finals

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

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

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

Biggest movers: Ebden cracks top 40
Matt Ebden in action at the Shanghai Masters, where he reached the quarterfinals; Getty Images
16 October, 2018

Matt Ebden rose 11 places in the latest rankings to make his top 40 debut, where he joins three countrymen in a prosperous time for Australia's men on the ATP tour.
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Perez pipped in Brisbane final
PerezRUBrisbane
7 October, 2018

Ellen Perez has fallen one win short of a maiden Australian Pro Tour title for the second consecutive week after defeat in Brisbane.
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Perez makes consecutive Pro Tour finals
PerezSFBris
6 October, 2018

Ellen Perez has won her semifinal in two tiebreakers to reach the final of the Australian Pro Tour event in Brisbane, backing up a run in Darwin.
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Biggest movers: Tomic returns to top 100
Bernard Tomic celebrates his victory at the ATP tournament in Chengdu, China; Getty Images
2 October, 2018

Bernard Tomic bolted almost 50 places up the ATP rankings this week to return to both the world's top 100 and Australian top five.
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