PLAYER PROFILE

Ellen Perez

  • 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

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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Birrell claims maiden title in Darwin
TA_KB
30 September, 2018

Unseeded Kimberly Birrell defeated fellow Aussie Ellen Perez to take out the Darwin Tennis International – her first ITF Pro Circuit $60,000 title.
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