PLAYER PROFILE

Seone Mendez

  • Age19
  • Born15 May 1999
  • Birth PlaceSydney, New South Wales
  • LivesSydney, New South Wales
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachGabriel Mendez and Jarrad Bunt
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“I haven’t actually played many at this level, so to even get this far it’s good.”

— Seone Mendez, 30 Oct 2018

» Mendez progresses in Canberra

On court

  • Knew at age 13 she was good enough to try becoming a professional player
  • In 2011, won the National Optus 12’s & 14’s Spring tournament
  • 2011 season ended with a trip to America to compete overseas, adding to her previous appearances in Croatia and France
  • Prefers both hard and clay court surfaces
  • Thinks her game most close resembles Justine Henin’s
  • Says her dream tennis scenario would involve beating Henin in three sets in a French Open final
  • Ultimate professional goal is to reach world No.1

Off court

  • If not trying to become a professional tennis player, would be studying to become a sport physio and tennis coach
  • Her perfect day would involve relaxing, reading and being with family

Year-end singles ranking history

2017 479
2016 850
2015 961

Titles/Finals

Titles

2018 Palmanova ITF

2017 Hammamet ITF, Hammamet ITF

Seone Mendez in the news

Mendez progresses in Canberra
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30 October, 2018

Teenage wildcard Seone Mendez reaches the second round at the Pro Tour event in Canberra, marking the first time she has won a main draw match at an ITF $60,000-level event.
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Biggest movers: Tomic returns to top 100
Bernard Tomic celebrates his victory at the ATP tournament in Chengdu, China; Getty Images
2 October, 2018

Bernard Tomic bolted almost 50 places up the ATP rankings this week to return to both the world's top 100 and Australian top five.
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Millman ends Thompson run to win Kyoto title
John Millman celebrates a point during his third-round victory over Bjorn Fratangelo at the ATP Winston-Salem Open; Getty Images
25 February, 2018

John Millman wins an all-Australian final against Jordan Thompson to claim his first title of the year in Japan.
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Tomic, Wallace continue good form with title wins
Sara Tomic in action at the December Showdown; photo credit Elizabeth Xue Bai
14 August, 2017

There were several exciting results for our Aussie women at the weekend, with Sara Tomic and Isabelle Wallace hoisting ITF trophies.
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