PLAYER PROFILE

Roisin Gilheany

  • Age17
  • Born17 May 2005
  • LivesMelbourne, Victoria
  • PlaysRight-handed

ON-COURT

  • Won her first ITF World Junior Tour singles title in Greece in June 2021
  • Based at the Soto Tennis Academy in Sotogrande, Spain 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)

OFF-COURT

  • 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

Aussie duo advance in AO 2022 junior events
Charlotte Kempenaers-Pocz advances in the Australian Open 2022 girls' singles event; Getty Images
24 January, 2022

Charlotte Kempenaers-Pocz and Hayden Jones continue to take impressive steps in their young careers, with wins for both in AO 2022 junior tournaments.
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De Minaur ready to “take it to them” at Australian Open 2022
Alex de Minaur at AO 2022. Picture: Getty Images
24 January, 2022

Alex de Minaur is one of 23 Australian players scheduled to compete on day eight at Australian Open 2022.
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Australian Open 2022: Aussies thrive in junior events
Edward Winter competes at Australian Open 2022.
23 January, 2022

Taylah Preston, Zara Larke and Edward Winter have made strong starts in the Australian Open girls’ and boy’s singles events.
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Aussie trio advances as Australian Open junior events begin
Charlotte Kempenaers-Pocz competes at the Australian Open; Getty Images
22 January, 2022

Hayden Jones, Jeremy Jin and Charlotte Kempenaers-Pocz all claimed first-round wins as junior action began at the Australian Open.
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