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

Mixed fortunes for Aussies in Rome
Alex de Minaur serves in Rome. Picture: Getty Images
12 mins ago

Australia's Alex de Minaur has lost his opening match at an ATP 1000 tournament in Italy.
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Ranking movers: Popyrin soars to new career-high
Alexei Popyrin serves during his Madrid third-round run. Picture: Getty Images
20 hours ago

Alexei Popyrin is now Australia's No.4-ranked man after rising to a new career-high of No.61 this week.
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Ash Barty books place in Madrid final
Ash Barty during her semifinal win in Madrid. Picture: Getty Images
7 May, 2021

Australia's Ash Barty will play Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka in the women's singles final at the Madrid Open.
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Social round-up: Spirited efforts and old school throwbacks
Alex de Minaur in action in Madrid. Picture: Getty Images
6 May, 2021

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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