PLAYER PROFILE

Ellen Perez

10
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
216
WTA
RANKING
  • Age23
  • 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

2016 Brussels ITF

Finals

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

2017 Gatineau ITF

2016 Rebecq ITF

Ellen Perez in the news

Rogowska through in Canberra
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19 March, 2019

Olivia Rogowska opens her campaign with a hard-fought win over local Alison Bai.
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Inglis untroubled in Mildura
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8 March, 2019

Maddison Inglis makes short work of Lizette Cabrera to reach the final four in Mildura, equalling her best performance at a $25,000 ITF World Tennis Tour event.
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Perez setting a high bar in 2019
Ellen Perez in action at the Hobart International in January 2019 (Getty Images)
7 March, 2019

Fresh off a training block, Ellen Perez is targeting a higher ranking in the coming months, and, hopefully, a place in Australia's Fed Cup team.
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Sara Tomic’s approach pays off in Mildura
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5 March, 2019

Sara Tomic claims a main draw berth at the $25,000 ITF World Tennis Tour event in Mildura with two qualifying wins.
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