PLAYER PROFILE

Seone Mendez

10
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
223
WTA
RANKING
  • Age23
  • 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
  • Qualified for first WTA event in August 2021 and went on to make quarterfinals
  • Made top-200 singles debut in March 2022

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

2021 212
2020 275
2019 372
2018 499
2017 479
2016 850
2015 961

Titles/Finals

Titles

2019 Antalya 15K ITF, Antalya 15K ITF, Antalya 15K ITF, Prokuplje 15K ITF, Prokuplje 15K ITF, Tabarka 15K ITF, Naples 25K ITF

2018 Palmanova 15K ITF

2017 Hammamet 15K ITF, Hammamet 15K ITF

Finals

2019 Santa Margherita Di Pula 25K ITF

Seone Mendez in the news

Singles draws revealed for Roland Garros 2022
Ajla Tomljanovic and Alex de Minaur lead the Aussie charge at Roland Garros 2022. Pictures: Getty Images
20 May, 2022

Find out who our Australian players meet in their opening-round matches in the second Grand Slam tournament of the season.
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Jason Kubler qualifies at Roland Garros 2022
Jason Kubler. Picture: Getty Images
19 May, 2022

Australian Jason Kubler has earned a coveted main draw spot at Roland Garros 2022.
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Kubler, Mendez into final qualifying round at Roland Garros 2022
Jason Kubler. Picture: Getty Images
19 May, 2022

Jason Kubler and Seone Mendez are the last two Australians standing in the Roland Garros 2022 qualifying competition.
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Aussie hopes continue Roland Garros 2022 qualifying quests
Jason Kubler and Priscilla Hon are among the Aussie contenders still in the Roland Garros 2022 qualifying draws. Pictures: Getty Images
18 May, 2022

Seven Australians, including Jason Kubler and Priscilla Hon, are scheduled to compete on day three of the Roland Garros 2022 qualifying competition.
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