Ellen Perez

  • Age21
  • Born10 October 1995
  • Birth Place(New South Wales)
  • LivesWollongong, (New South Wales)
  • Height168 cm
  • PlaysLeft-handed
  • CoachGreg Royle, Jaslyn Hewitt
“Even being able to train with good players here, I learnt a few things and I hope the next time I get the opportunity that I can step up and hang with them a little better.”

— Ellen Perez, 31 Aug 2016

» Perez falls, but gains valuable experience

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

2016 629
2015 1199
2014 655
2013 891




2016 Brussels ITF


2017 Gatineau ITF

2016 Rebecq ITF

Ellen Perez in the news

Eight Aussies set for US Open wildcard play-off
Arina Rodionova; Getty Images
15 August, 2017

Eight Australian women will this week in New Haven compete for a US Open main draw wildcard.
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Biggest movers: Perez heads higher
Ellen Perez in action during the Australian Open first round of qualifying.
1 August, 2017

Ellen Perez, the young Aussie star coming through the US college system, jumped 60 places in the latest rankings after turning her attention to the ITF circuit.
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Perez and Rogowska edge towards AO spot
Ellen Perez in action during the Australian Open first round of qualifying.
12 January, 2017

It was the women’s turn to kick-start their quest for a place in the Australian Open main draw and home fans enjoyed a host of patriotic performances at Melbourne Park.
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Bains targeting first Slam main draw
Naiktha Bains in action during the quarterfinals of the Australian Open 2015 Play-off at Melbourne Park; Mae Dumrigue
11 December, 2016

The No.4 seed in this week's AO Play-off draw, Aussie young gun Naiktha Bains is primed for a strong performance after an intense training block.
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