Kimiko Cooper

  • LivesSydney, Australia
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachTyson Destefano
  • Started playing tennis aged four
  • Enjoys competing and winning
  • Names Miami (USA) as the favourite place she’s travelled
  • Science is her favourite school subject
  • If wasn’t pursuing professional tennis, would want to be a sports physiotherapist
  • Believes her playing style most resembles Caroline Wozniacki
  • Favourite fan memory is getting autographs from Ash Barty and Alex de Minaur at Australian Open 2017
  • Member of the New South Wales 15-and-under girls team that won the Wayne Reid Cup at the 2023 National Teams Championships in July 2023
  • Made her top-200 debut in the world junior rankings in September 2023
  • Attended inaugural Tennis Australia Talent Combine in September 2023

Kimiko Cooper in the news

Stevens shining at 2023 18/u Australian Championships
Zane Stevens in action at the 2023 December Showdown. Picture: Tennis Australia
7 December, 2023

Queensland talent Zane Stevens has secured a semifinal spot in the 18/u boys' singles competition at the 2023 December Showdown.
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Cooper making her mark at start of December Showdown
Kimiko COOPER in the 18/u Championships at the 2023 December Showdown at Melbourne Park on Tuesday, December 5, 2023. Photo by TENNIS AUSTRALIA/ SCOTT BARBOUR
5 December, 2023

New South Wales' Kimiko Cooper is firming as a girls' singles title contender at the 18/u Australian Championships.
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Kimiko Cooper: A rising star of Australian tennis
Kimiko Cooper at the 2023 Tennis Australia Talent Combine. Picture: Tennis Australia
20 October, 2023

Meet Kimiko Cooper, a 15-year-old from Sydney who is one of Australia's most promising junior talents.
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Coaches undergo “eye-opening” education at Talent Combine
An off-court session at the Tennis Australia Talent Combine in Brisbane. Picture: Tennis Australia
27 September, 2023

Coach education has also been a focus at the inaugural Tennis Australia Talent Combine in Brisbane.
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