Sally Peers

  • Age33
  • Born 1 June 1991
  • Birth PlaceMelbourne, Victoria
  • LivesMelbourne, Victoria
  • Height162 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachAIS
  • Pro Since2008
“I feel like I’m playing some really good tennis and it’s nice to put a few matches in a row together.”

— Sally Peers, 5 Apr 2015

» Locals Peers, Hives to contest Melbourne Park final

On court

  • Started playing tennis aged three.
  • Played the first events of her career on the ITF Futures Circuit in 2006.
  • Won the Wimbledon Girls Doubles Championships in 2009.
  • Represented Australia at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in India, winning a bronze medal.
  • Secured her maiden ITF Futures title on home soil in Ipswich in 2010.
  • Broke into the WTA top 200 for the first time in 2010.
  • Qualified for her first Grand Slam main draw at the 2010 US Open, reaching the second round.
  • Defeated her first Top 50 player at the 2011 Brisbane International, beating World No.25 Alisa Kleybanova.
  • Favourite surfaces are clay and hard courts.
  • Currently trains at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra.
  • Goals are to reach Top 100, then Top 50, then Top 10, and win a Grand Slam title.
  • Favourite tournaments are the Grand Slams.
  • Tennis idols growing up were Kim Clijsters, Martina Hingis and Alicia Molik.

Off court

  • Enjoys shopping, going to the beach and most other sports.
  • Mother, Elizabeth, was a top player and now is the Director of Tennis at Box Hill Senior College.
  • Father, Bill, was an amateur Australian Rules Football player and her brother plays college tennis.

Year-end singles ranking history

2014 994
2013 423
2012 315
2011 255
2010 156
2009 348
2008 445



2011 Ipswich ITF

2010 Ipswich ITF


2015 Melbourne Park ITF, Bol ITF

2010 Mildura ITF, Ipswich ITF, Bundaberg ITF

2009 Darwin ITF

Sally Peers in the news

Transitioning from life on the professional circuit
28 June, 2018

Casey Dellacqua, Jelena Dokic and Sam Groth were among some of the past players undertaking a coaching course in Melbourne last week.
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Aussie teens set to impress in Bendigo
Kimberly Birrell plays a backhand.
10 November, 2015

Kimberly Birrell and Priscilla Hon will aim to emulate their good form of late when they descend on regional Victoria for the $50,000 William Loud Bendigo International.
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Pro Tour: Bolt, Moore headline Toowoomba
Alex Bolt in action Getty Images
12 October, 2015

South Australian Alex Bolt headlines the men’s field at this week's Hutchinson Builders Toowoomba International, while Jess Moore is the highest-ranked Aussie…
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Biggest movers: Millman cracks Aussie top five
John Millman in action during his straight-sets first-round win over Tommy Robredo at the 2015 Wimbledon championships; Getty Images
4 August, 2015

John Millman has joined the Aussie top five while there were also significant moves for Omar Jasika, Matt Reid, Alison Bai and Alexandra Nancarrow.
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