PLAYER PROFILE

Seone Mendez

9
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
213
WTA
RANKING
  • Age22
  • 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

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

Ash Barty confirmed as year-end No.1
World No.1 Ash Barty acknowledges supporters at Wimbledon; Getty Images
19 November, 2021

Eight Australian women have finished the 2021 season inside the world's top 200 in singles, headlined by world No.1 Ash Barty.
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Ranking movers: Sharma, Peers lead rising Aussies
Astra Sharma and John Peers are among the biggest ranking movers this week. Pictures: Getty Images
18 October, 2021

Astra Sharma returns to the world's top 100 in women's singles rankings this week, while John Peers re-enters the top 20 in men's doubles.
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Ranking movers: Aussies charging up the ranks
Priscilla Hon and Li Tu are among the biggest ranking movers this week.
27 September, 2021

Priscilla Hon and Li Tu are among the Australian players making significant ranking rises this week.
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Social round-up: Aussies shining across the world
Australians Li Tu and Tristan Schoolkate with ITF titles. Pictures: Instagram
23 September, 2021

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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