PLAYER PROFILE

Samantha Harris

  • Age24
  • Born19 December 1995
  • Birth PlaceMelbourne, (Victoria)
  • LivesMelbourne, (Victoria)
  • Height160 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachSimon Rea

On court

  • Qualified for several Australian Pro Tour events in 2012
  • Semifinalist at the 2012 Grafton AMT Platinum
  • Won her first professional title at the ITF $10,000 claycourt event in┬áLas Palmas de Gran Canaria in August 2016

Off court

  • Her favourite food is pasta
  • If she wasn’t playing tennis, Samantha says she would be a netballer
  • Her biggest tennis ambition is to make the top 100 and win a grand slam

Year-end singles ranking history

2014 762
2013 1203
2012 1158

Titles/Finals

Titles

2016 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria ITF

 

Samantha Harris in the news

Social round-up: A new puppy, a wedding and physical distancing
TRAINING PARTNERS: Ellen Perez, Samantha Harris, Daria Gavrilova, Storm Sanders, Jaimee Fourlis and Sam Stosur at Melbourne's National Tennis Centre. Picture: Instagram
11 June, 2020

What have Australia's top-ranked players been up to? We've collated tweets and posts from this week to keep fans up to date.
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Anne Minter: A mother’s pride
AUSSIE GREAT: Anne Minter, pictured speaking at a Tennis Victoria Champion's Dinner, is a former Australian Open quarterfinalist.
10 May, 2020

As Australia celebrates Mother's Day, we catch up with former professional Anne Minter who reflects on her tennis journey and motherhood.
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Cabrera cruises in Bendigo
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23 October, 2018

The No.8 seed eases into the second round of the ITF $60,000 Bendigo International Pro Tour after defeating recent Toowoomba winner Zoe Hives.
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Biggest movers: Sanders on the up
Storm Sanders of Australia celebrates winning match point in her first round match against Shuai Peng of China during day three of the Moorilla Hobart International at Domain Tennis Centre on January 7, 2014 in Hobart, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)
14 October, 2015

This week, Storm Sanders enjoyed an encouraging jump up the rankings while Maverick Banes was also rewarded for his strong showing on the Pro Tour.
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