Louise Pleming

  • Age57
  • Born22 June 1967
  • Birth PlaceWagga Wagga, New South Wales
  • Playing StatusRetired
“The pressure is on today as it is a must win tie today to make it through to the final four and to qualify.”

— Louise Pleming, 14 Apr 2016

» Australia one win from World Finals

Louise Pleming started tennis aged six at the Vic Edwards Tennis School and in 1982 she began competing in ITF and WTA level tournaments.

Louise has 12 ITF doubles titles to her name, including the Austrian Open. Her best results were making the round of 16 in the doubles (w/Rachel McQuillan, AUS) and mixed doubles (w/Luis Lobo, ARG) at the French Open in 1996, and finishing runner-up in doubles (w/Meghann Shaughnessy, USA) at the Belgian Open in 1999.

Louise’s highest singles ranking was No.290 (August 1996) and she peaked at No.87 in doubles (April 1998). She was appointed by Tennis Australia as a national touring coach in 2006, and in 2007 captained the victorious Australian Junior Fed Cup team.

Louise also works as a tennis television commentator. Pleming is an AIS Pro Tour Program women’s program coach and she has also worked with Victorian Sally Peers and Queenslander Monika Wejnert.

Louise Pleming in the news

Stosur wins big for charity on Millionaire Hot Seat special
Sam Stosur on Millionaire Hot Seat. Picture: Nine Network
3 July, 2023

Australian tennis legend Sam Stosur has won $100,000 for charity on a special edition of long-running Australian quiz show, Millionaire Hot Seat.
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Australian teams named for 2022 Junior Davis Cup and Junior Billie Jean King Cup Finals
Lily Taylor at the National Tennis Academy in Brisbane. Picture: Tennis Australia
27 October, 2022

Lily Taylor is among six Australians selected to compete at the Junior Billie Jean King Cup and Junior Davis Cup Finals in Antalya, Turkey next week.
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Australian juniors qualify for international world finals
GOLD MEDALLISTS: Australia's Junior Billie Jean King Cup team in India. From left, coach Louise Pleming, Emerson Jones, Lily Taylor and Sarah Rokusek.
4 May, 2022

Australian teams have qualified for the Junior Davis Cup, Junior Billie Jean King Cup and World Junior Tennis finals later this year.
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Australian junior national tennis teams begin competition in India
The Australian Junior Billie Jean King Cup team in India.
6 April, 2022

Australia's leading juniors are set to contest Asia-Pacific qualifying tournaments for team events in India this month.
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