PLAYER PROFILE

Li Tu

  • Age24
  • Born27 May 1996
  • LivesAdelaide, South Australia
  • PlaysRight-handed

On court

  • started playing tennis aged six at the behest of his badminton coach.
  • captured the Optus 12s Australian Championships and the Optus 12s Spring Nationals in 2008.
  • member of Australia’s World Junior Tennis Competition team in 2010.
  • made her Grand Slam debut at the Australian Open Junior Championships in 2012.
  • broke into the world’s top 700 in 2012.
  • goal is to represent Australia in Davis Cup.
  • favourite player is Roger Federer “because he is so calm and able to pump himself up when needed”.

Off court

  • hobbies include playing soccer, listening to music and “just hanging out with my friends and chatting”.
  • favourite meal is honey chicken.
  • favourite music is R’n’B.

Titles/Finals

Titles

None

Finals

None

Li Tu in the news

UTR Pro Tennis Series: Hijikata tops list of best-performing men
WINNER: Rinky Hijikata won five UTR Pro Tennis Series titles in 2020. Picture: Getty Images
22 December, 2020

With the UTR Pro Tennis Series finished for 2020, we take a look at who have been the best performers in the men's competition over the past six months.
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Youngsters Mousley, Perez begin brightly in SA
Bradley Mousley (L) and Ellen Perez; Getty Images
19 February, 2014

Australian teenagers Bradley Mousley and Ellen Perez have begun brightly with wins in the opening round of their respective Pro Tour events in South Australia.
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Video: Aussie boys reflect on win
Australian Junior Davis Cup team (L-R) Thanasi Kokkinakis, Li Tu and Daniel Guccione; Bill Conroy
30 April, 2012

Australia's Junior Davis Cup team discuss their winning performance, working with captain Mark Woodforde and their excitement ahead of September's final.
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Photos: Junior finals weekend in Bendigo
Australia's Junior Fed and Davis Cup teams pose together following the conclusion of the Asia/Oceania qualifying competition in Bendigo; Bill Conroy
30 April, 2012

We reflect on an extremely successful weekend for Australia's Junior Davis and Fed Cup teams, which have both qualified for September's world finals in Barcelona.
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