Kody Pearson

  • Age24
  • 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
  • Singles finalist at the Optus 12s & 14s Spring Nationals, falling to doubles partner Benard Nkomba
  • Since 2018-19 season, has played US college tennis at the University of Tulsa; he is majoring in exercise and sports science
  • Won five straight matches to reach quarterfinals of ITF Futures event in Monastir as un unranked qualifier, among 25 matches he won in 2021.
  • In 2022, advanced to first ITF Futures semifinals (Castelo Branco, Wellington)
  • Cracked ATP top 1,000 for first time in December 2022
  • A big fan of Roger Federer; ideal mixed doubles partner would be Kim Clijsters.

Year-end ranking history

2022 1065
2021 1369
2018 1966
2017 1858
2016 1404
2015 1997
2014 1714

Kody Pearson in the news

Aussie weekly wrap: Two weddings and five title winners
Arina Rodionova celebrates winning her 16th career ITF singles title.
3 December, 2023

Australian Arina Rodionova won her 16th career ITF singles title this week. It is her seventh of a career-best season.
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Gibson secures biggest singles title on Australian Pro Tour
Talia Gibson celebrates her win at the Gold Coast Tennis International.
3 December, 2023

The future looks bright for Australian tennis, with three teenage talents scooping the women's titles at the Gold Coast Tennis International this week.
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Aussie weekly wrap: Promising Australian teens scoop ITF titles
Rising Aussie teens Edward Winter and Stefani Webb both won ITF titles this week.
12 November, 2023

Rising teens Edward Winter and Stefani Webb were among four Australians to win ITF titles this week.
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Aussie weekly wrap: A record-breaking week in Australian tennis
Rinky Hijikata in action in Shanghai. Picture: Getty Images
8 October, 2023

Rinky Hijikata was one of the most outstanding Aussie performers this week, recording a milestone first top-50 singles win.
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