PLAYER PROFILE

Kody Pearson

  • Age17
  • Born26 July 1999
  • Birth PlaceSydney, (New South Wales)
  • LivesNew South Wales
  • PlaysRight-handed
“I came here with the goal of making a semi, and I've beaten that goal. So (l'm looking to) set a new one and hopefully come away with the championship.”

— Kody Pearson, 9 Dec 2016

» Pearson storms into 18/u boys’ final

On court

  • partnered Daniel Groundwater to win the 2011 Optus 12’s Australian Championships
  • made the final of the singles in the Optus 12s & 14s Spring Nationals, falling to doubles partner Benard Nkomba
  • a big fan of Roger Federer and would like to partner Kim Clijsters in mixed doubles

Kody Pearson in the news

Jones crowned 18/u boys’ champion
Scott Jones in action during the final of the boys' 18/u Australian Championships; Elizabeth Xue Bai
10 December, 2016

West Australian wildcard Scott Jones saw off a spirited fightback from Kody Pearson to claim his first national title and a qualifying spot at the Australian Open
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Pearson storms into 18/u boys’ final
Kody Pearson in action during the semifinals of the boys' 18/u Australian Championships; Elizabeth Xue Bai
9 December, 2016

Using his throwback style to full effect, Kody Pearson on Friday advanced to the final of the boys' 18/u Australian Championships.
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Top two seeds cement semifinal berths
Destanee Aiava in action at the 18/u Australian Championships at Melbourne Park; Elizabeth Xue Bai
8 December, 2016

Destanee Aiava and Jaimee Fourlis are on course for a final showdown in the girls' 18/u Australian Championships, while the boys' event continues to throw up surprises.
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Fourlis, Aiava, Tomic advance to 18/u quarters
Jaimee Fourlis; Getty Images
7 December, 2016

The top five seeds in the girls' 18/u Australian Championships have advanced to the quarterfinals, yet the big names in the boys' 18/u event were unable to emulate that…
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