Kimberly Birrell

  • Age20
  • Born29 April 1998
  • Birth PlaceGermany
  • LivesHope Island, QLD
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachChris Mahony & John Birrell
“I was super happy to play another good match today against another quality opponent. I played the kind of match I wanted to play and everything just went my way.”

— Kimberly Birrell, 30 Sep 2018

» Birrell claims maiden title in Darwin

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

2017 356
2016 506
2015 361
2013 818



2018 Darwin ITF

2017 Brisbane ITF


2017 Penrith ITF

2015 Mildura ITF, Brisbane ITF

Kimberly Birrell in the news

Biggest movers: Ebden cracks top 40
Matt Ebden in action at the Shanghai Masters, where he reached the quarterfinals; Getty Images
16 October, 2018

Matt Ebden rose 11 places in the latest rankings to make his top 40 debut, where he joins three countrymen in a prosperous time for Australia's men on the ATP tour.
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Perez makes consecutive Pro Tour finals
6 October, 2018

Ellen Perez has won her semifinal in two tiebreakers to reach the final of the Australian Pro Tour event in Brisbane, backing up a run in Darwin.
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Biggest movers: Tomic returns to top 100
Bernard Tomic celebrates his victory at the ATP tournament in Chengdu, China; Getty Images
2 October, 2018

Bernard Tomic bolted almost 50 places up the ATP rankings this week to return to both the world's top 100 and Australian top five.
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Birrell claims maiden title in Darwin
30 September, 2018

Unseeded Kimberly Birrell defeated fellow Aussie Ellen Perez to take out the Darwin Tennis International – her first ITF Pro Circuit $60,000 title.
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