PLAYER PROFILE

Ellen Perez

10
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
244
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

Max Purcell: Hard work reaping rewards
Max-Purcell-Sydney-final
18 hours ago

As he takes to the court for the second UTR Pro Tennis Series Sydney event, Max Purcell is also benefiting from his disciplined approach.
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Social round-up: Aussie players finally competing again
BACK ON COURT: World No.116 Christopher O'Connell in action during the UTR Pro Tennis Series in Sydney.
2 July, 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: Perez and Purcell triumph in Sydney
Ellen-Perez at the UTR Pro Tennis Series Sydney
30 June, 2020

Professionalism pays as Ellen Perez and Max Purcell are crowned the inaugural UTR Pro Tennis Series champions in Sydney.
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Players enjoying UTR Pro Tennis Series
HAPPY TO BE BACK: Olivia Gadecki and Sara Tomic tap racquets after their UTR Pro Tennis Series match in Brisbane.
30 June, 2020

The UTR Pro Tennis Series is proving a hit with participants, who are thrilled to be back on court playing professional events in Australia.
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