PLAYER PROFILE

Seone Mendez

  • Age21
  • Born15 May 1999
  • Birth PlaceSydney, New South Wales
  • LivesSydney, New South Wales
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachGabriel Mendez and Jarrad Bunt
FOLLOW
“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

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

More Aussies advance in Australian Open 2021 qualifying
ON TARGET: Australia's Andrew Harris is through to the second round of Australian Open 2021 qualifying.
PHOTO: SAMER ALREJJAL, TENNIS AUSTRALIA
11 January, 2021

Australian players shine on day two of Australian Open 2021 qualifying, with seven advancing to the second round.
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Fourteen Aussies to compete on day two of AO 2021 qualifying
RISING STARS: Olivia Gadecki and Dane Sweeny will make their Grand Slam-level debuts in Australian Open 2021 qualifying. Picture: Getty Images
11 January, 2021

It is a big day ahead for our Aussie players in Australian Open 2021 qualifying, with 14 featuring in first-round action.
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Aussie women set for Australian Open 2021 qualifying
AUSSIE HOPES: Abbie Myers, Charlotte Kempenaers-Pocz and Ivana Popovic. Pictures: Getty Images
10 January, 2021

Meet the eight Aussie women who will contest the Australian Open 2021 qualifying event in Dubai this week.
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Draws set for Australian Open 2021 qualifying
AUSSIE HOPES: Storm Sanders and Matthew Ebden are wildcard entrants in the Australian Open 2021 qualifying events. Pictures: Getty Images
10 January, 2021

Find out who our Australian players have drawn in the opening round of the Australian Open 2021 qualifying events.
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