PLAYER PROFILE

Louise Pleming

  • Age54
  • 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

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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Winners announced at the 2021 Australian Tennis Awards
Ash Barty and Dylan Alcott are the 2021 Newcombe Medallists. Pictures: Getty Images
17 December, 2021

A celebration of all the winners at the 2021 Australian Tennis Awards ...
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Ash Barty and Dylan Alcott share Newcombe Medal honours
Dylan Alcott and Ash Barty are the Newcombe Medallists for 2021.
17 December, 2021

Ash Barty and Dylan Alcott are the toast of Australian tennis after sharing the coveted Newcombe Medal in 2021.
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