PLAYER PROFILE

Kimberly Birrell

  • Age19
  • Born29 April 1998
  • Birth PlaceGermany
  • LivesHope Island, QLD
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachChris Mahony & John Birrell
“It feels pretty good right now. It’s still sinking in. I’m just really happy.”

— Kimberly Birrell, 1 Oct 2017

» Birrell wins maiden title in Brisbane

On court

  • In 2012, proved herself to be an outstanding doubles player, after she won the Sydney Junior International with fellow Aussie Maddison Inglis
  • Reached the semifinals on her favourite playing surface in the doubles of Optus 14s Claycourt Championships, as well as the Grasscourt Championships (both in 2012)
  • Was the Under 16s champion in the Medibank Age Championships, as well as the Rod Laver QLD Junior Championships
  • In 2014, reached the semifinals of the Australian Open junior girls’ singles event
  • Says that one of the best things about being a tennis player is being able to travel, although she still thinks the Gold Coast is the best city in the world

Year-end ranking history

2016 506
2015 361
2014
2013 818

Titles/Finals

Titles

2017 Brisbane ITF

Finals

2017 Penrith ITF

2015 Mildura ITF, Brisbane ITF

Kimberly Birrell in the news

Rogowska scores Australian Open qualifying wildcard
Olivia Rogowska in action during Australian Open 2017 qualifying; Getty Images
16 October, 2017

As the best-performed Australian player across the past four Pro Tour tournaments, Olivia Rogowska will receive a wildcard into the Australian Open 2018 qualifying draw.
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Biggest movers: Birrell back on track
Kimberly Birrell
10 October, 2017

Following her first career Pro Tour in Brisbane, Kimberly Birrell has made a huge jump in the latest release of the WTA rankings.
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Birrell wins maiden title in Brisbane
BirrellBris
1 October, 2017

Local favourite Kimberly Birrell claims maiden Australian Pro Tour title in Brisbane after ousting top seed in final.
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Birrell advances as Brisbane quarters set
KimberleyBris
28 September, 2017

Resurgent Queensland teenager Kimberly Birrell continued her impressive Australian Pro Tour run, reaching the quarterfinals in the Brisbane heat.
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