Ellen Perez

  • Age26
  • 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
  • Qualified at a Grand Slam for the first time at Wimbledon 2021, defeating three higher-ranked opponents to earn main draw spot
  • Represented Australia at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
  • Made Billie Jean King Cup debut at the 2021 Finals in Prague

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

2021 193
2020 234
2019 241
2018 181
2017 343
2016 629
2015 1199
2014 655
2013 891



2019 Ashland 60K ITF

2016 Brussels 10K ITF


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

2017 Gatineau ITF

2016 Rebecq ITF

Ellen Perez in the news

Wimbledon 2022: Doubles draws revealed
Nick Kyrgios and Sam Stosur will compete in doubles at Wimbledon 2022.
24 June, 2022

Sixteen Australian players are set to compete across the gentlemen's and ladies' doubles competitions at Wimbledon 2022.
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Seven Australian women advance in Wimbledon qualifying
Priscilla Hon was a first-round winner in Wimbledon 2022 qualifying. Picture: Wimbledon
22 June, 2022

Seven Australians, including Priscilla Hon, have made a winning start in the Wimbledon 2022 ladies' qualifying singles competition.
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Eleven Aussie women to contest Wimbledon 2022 qualifying
Astra Sharma and Maddison Inglis lead the Aussie charge in Wimbledon qualifying.
21 June, 2022

Astra Sharma and Maddison Inglis are among 11 Aussie contenders in the Wimbledon 2022 women's qualifying singles competition.
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Social round-up: Aussie players embracing grass-court season
Alex de Minaur at Queen's Club. Picture: Getty Images
16 June, 2022

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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