PLAYER PROFILE

Koharu Nishikawa

  • LivesMelbourne, Australia
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • Started playing tennis when she was “four or five years old”
  • Represented Australia at the World Juniors finals in Czech Republic
  • Represented Australia at the Junior Billie Jean King Cup Finals in Spain
  • Lists her biggest inspiration as Ash Barty
  • Says she has modelled her game on Ash Barty. Loves her slice and variety on court.
  • Favourite tennis memory as a fan was watching Roger Federer win his 2017 Australian Open against Rafael Nadal.
  • Has been attending the Australian Open as a fan since she was five years old and aims to compete in the Grand Slam.

Koharu Nishikawa in the news

Aussie teen Tahlia Kokkinis relishing experience at Australian Open 2024
Tahlia Kokkinis in action at Australian Open 2024. Picture: Tennis Australia
22 January, 2024

Queensland talent Tahlia Kokkinis scored her first Grand Slam win this week in the Australian Open 2024 Junior Championships.
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Strength in Aussie tennis on show at Australian Open 2024
Aussie duo Storm Hunter and Matt Ebden are the top seeds in the Australian Open 2024 mixed doubles competition. Picture: Tennis Australia
21 January, 2024

Storm Hunter and Matt Ebden are among 20 Aussies scheduled to compete on day nine at Australian Open 2024.
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Aussie qualifier Alana Subasic living out dream at Australian Open 2024
Alana Subasic in action at Australian Open 2024. Picture: Tennis Australia
21 January, 2024

Alana Subasic, a 16-year-old from Sydney, scored a breakthrough victory today in the Australian Open Junior Championships.
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De Minaur eyeing quarterfinal spot at Australian Open 2024
Alex de Minaur at Australian Open 2024. Picture: Tennis Australia
20 January, 2024

Alex de Minaur is among 25 Aussies scheduled to compete on day eight at Australian Open 2024.
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