PLAYER PROFILE

Ellen Perez

7
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
184
WTA
RANKING
  • Age23
  • Born10 October 1995
  • Birth Place(New South Wales)
  • LivesWollongong, (New South Wales)
  • Height168 cm
  • PlaysLeft-handed
  • CoachColin Ebelthite

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

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

2017 Gatineau ITF

2016 Rebecq ITF

Ellen Perez in the news

Birrell, Fourlis advance at AO Play-off
Kimberly Birrell in action during her AO Play-off first-round win over Gabriella Da Silva-Fick (photo: Elizabeth Xue Bai)
12 hours ago

Kimberly Birrell subdued the challenge of 18/u champion Gabriella Da Silva-Fick to advance to the quarterfinals of the AO Play-off. She will next meet Jaimee Fourlis, a winner in…
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Five minutes with … Ellen Perez
Ellen Perez in action at the WTA Sydney International in January 2018 (Getty Images)
19 hours ago

In her first full season as a pro, Ellen Perez rose inside the top 200 after reaching five Pro Tour finals. She arrives at Melbourne Park this week as the second seed in the…
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Bolt, Rodionova head AO Play-off draws
Alex Bolt (R) and Arina Rodionova are the No.1 seeds in the men's and women's AO Play-off draws (Getty Images)
9 December, 2018

The 16-player men's and women's draws for the Australian Open Play-off were finalised on Sunday, with Alex Bolt and Arina Rodionova heading the fields as the No.1 seeds.
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Australian Open wildcards up for grabs at 2019 Play-off
Arina Rodionova
6 December, 2018

Wildcards are the prize on offer as 32 of the country's top players head to Melbourne for the Australian Open 2019 Play-off.
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