Sophie Letcher

  • Age31
  • Born29 November 1992
  • Birth PlaceMelbourne, Victoria
  • LivesGold Coast, Queensland
  • Height165 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachDavid Hodge

Sophie Letcher is a member of Brisbane’s National Academy. As a three year old she started to play tennis after watching her older brothers, Chris and Clint, and her parents, Cliff and Cathy, play.

Sophie says her father is her greatest inspiration because “he always supported me and helped me with my tennis enormously”.

Sophie’s ambition is “to become the best player possible and enjoy every moment and challenge of it” and her goal is to one day be the No.1 player in the world. Sophie’s favourite tournament is the Australian Open because, “the atmosphere is amazing and it is great to have such a huge tournament in our home country”.

Sophie Letcher in the news

Good start for Letcher in Burnie
Sophie Letcher launches herself into a forehand on day 1 of the 2010 Optus 18s Australian Championships at Melbourne Park. JASON RETCHFORD
2 February, 2011

Local residents in Burnie have enjoyed a full schedule of play on day two after rain severely interrupted the opening day of the McDonalds Burnie…
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Guccione and Ball doubles wildcards
Chris Guccione and Carsten Ball talk tactics in a double match.
16 January, 2011

Matthew Ebden (WA) and Peter Luczac (Vic) also join forces, coming off a first round win at the Brisbane International earlier this year. Young gun’s Ben Mitchell…
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Jones powers to third round
Greg Jones plays a forehand at Brisbane International 2011.
15 January, 2011

Australian Greg Jones has progressed to the third round of qualifying after a tight three-set victory over 25th seed Ilija Bozoljac on Show Court 3 today.
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AO Play-off highlights: Alicia Molik v Sophie Letcher
Alicia Molik during her match vs Sophie Letcher. Nic Bishop.
15 December, 2010

Watch highlights from day two's match between Alicia Molik and Sophie Letcher at the Australian Open Wildcard Play-off.
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