Lily Taylor

  • Age17
  • Born 2 September 2006
  • Birth PlaceLondon, UK
  • LivesBrisbane, Queensland
  • Height176 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed


  • Started playing aged four at Remar Tennis Academy
  • Father, Gabriel, was her first coach
  • Won 14 and under Australian Clay-court Championships in both singles and doubles in 2021
  • Won two ITF World Junior Tour singles titles and two doubles titles during 2021
  • Loves “that tennis is an individual sport, so you can’t hide behind a team, but you can also stand out by yourself”
  • Favourite shot is a down-the-line backhand
  • Favourite player is Aryna Sabalenka
  • Dream is to win the Australian Open


  • Parents are Gabriel and Donna. Names them as her biggest influences because “they have taught me my morals and how to act”
  • Has two younger sisters, Ava and Cleo
  • Nickname is ‘Lils’
  • Favourite foods are pork buns and hot cinnamon donuts
  • Favourite musicians are Eminem and Olivia Rodrigo
  • Favourite film is Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War
  • Enjoys writing in her spare time
  • Female Junior Athlete of the Year finalist at 2021 Australian Tennis Awards

Lily Taylor in the news

Fields set for the 2023 December Showdown
Lily Taylor in action. Picture: Tennis Australia
22 November, 2023

Many of Australia's top-ranked junior players will compete at the annual December Showdown at Melbourne Park next month.
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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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Marinkov moves into boys’ singles third round at US Open 2023
Pavle Marinkov in action at US Open 2023. Picture: Getty Images
6 September, 2023

Australia's Pavle Marinkov is through to the third round in the US Open 2023 boys' singles competition.
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Australian doubles stars chasing semifinal berths at US Open 2023
Ellen Perez and Matt Ebden have advanced to US Open doubles quarterfinals.
5 September, 2023

Ellen Perez and Matt Ebden are among nine Australians scheduled to compete on day nine at US Open 2023.
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