PLAYER PROFILE

Roisin Gilheany

  • Age16
  • 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, 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)

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

O’Connell one step closer to qualifying at Sydney Tennis Classic
Chris O'Connell. Picture: Tennis Australia
9 January, 2022

Australia's Chris O'Connell has made a promising start at the Sydney Tennis Classic, winning his first-round qualifying match today.
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Three finalists in 2021 Female Junior Athlete of the Year Award
Lily Taylor, Taylah Preston and Roisin Gilheany are contenders for the Female Junior Athlete of the Year award.
15 December, 2021

Lily Taylor, Taylah Preston and Roisin Gilheany are finalists in the Female Junior Athlete of the Year category at the 2021 Australian Tennis Awards.
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