PLAYER PROFILE

Kimberly Birrell

  • Age22
  • Born29 April 1998
  • Birth PlaceGermany
  • LivesHope Island, QLD
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachChris Mahony & John Birrell
“It's also finding out what I'm passionate about – what I like doing and what I don't like doing as well. It's been a lot of out of my comfort zone, but it's been really fun.”

— Kimberly Birrell, 8 Mar 2020

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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 singles ranking history

2020 735
2019 245
2018 285
2017 356
2016 506
2015 361
2014
2013 818

Titles/Finals

Titles

2018 Darwin ITF

2017 Brisbane ITF

Finals

2017 Penrith ITF

2015 Mildura ITF, Brisbane ITF

Kimberly Birrell in the news

Aussies set for Australian Open 2021 qualifying
AUSSIE HOPES: Jason Kubler, Ellen Perez and Max Purcell will contest Australian Open 2021 qualifying. Pictures: Getty Images
29 December, 2020

Australia will be well represented in the qualifying draws at Australian Open 2021, with 20 players set to compete.
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Social round-up: Aussie stars enjoying holidays at home
HOLIDAY TIME: Daria Gavrilova enjoying a beach getaway. Picture: Instagram
17 December, 2020

What have Australia's top-ranked players been up to? We've collated tweets and posts from this week to keep fans up to date.
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Social round-up: Exciting doubles combination to return?
MATES: Nick Kyrgios and Thanasi Kokkinakis playing doubles at Australian Open 2015. Picture: Getty Images
10 December, 2020

What have Australia's top-ranked players been up to? We've collated tweets and posts from this week to keep fans up to date.
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Social round-up: Stars enjoying end-of-season adventures
RELAXING: Alex de Minaur is enjoying his end of season break. Picture: Instagram
26 November, 2020

What have Australia's top-ranked players been up to? We've collated tweets and posts from this week to keep fans up to date.
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