Roisin Gilheany

  • Age18
  • Born17 May 2005
  • LivesMelbourne, Victoria
  • PlaysRight-handed


  • Won her first ITF World Junior Tour singles title in Greece in June 2021
  • Based at the Soto Tennis Academy in Sotogrande, SpainĀ for the majority of 2021
  • Won 28 of her 40 singles matches on the ITF World Junior Tour in 2021
  • Won four ITF World Junior Tour doubles titles during 2021
  • Plays at Port Melbourne Tennis Club
  • Has previously worked with Peter McCraw (former coach of Maria Sharapova)


  • Mother, Sinead, is Irish
  • Her brother, Pierce, is a US college tennis player
  • Female Junior Athlete of the Year finalist at 2021 Australian Tennis Awards

Roisin Gilheany in the news

Top Aussie teens shortlisted for Female Junior Athlete of the Year Award
Roisin Gilheany, Emerson Jones and Taylah Preston are nominated for an Australian Tennis Award.
10 December, 2023

Roisin Gilheany, Emerson Jones and Taylah Preston are finalists at the upcoming 2023 Australian Tennis Awards.
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Ranking movers: Arina Rodionova becomes Australia’s new No.1 woman
Arina Rodionova. Picture: Tennis Australia
4 December, 2023

Arina Rodionova achieves a career-high in the latest WTA Tour singles rankings and becomes the new top-ranked Australian woman.
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Aussie weekly wrap: Two weddings and five title winners
Arina Rodionova celebrates winning her 16th career ITF singles title.
3 December, 2023

Australian Arina Rodionova won her 16th career ITF singles title this week. It is her seventh of a career-best season.
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Gibson secures biggest singles title on Australian Pro Tour
Talia Gibson celebrates her win at the Gold Coast Tennis International.
3 December, 2023

The future looks bright for Australian tennis, with three teenage talents scooping the women's titles at the Gold Coast Tennis International this week.
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