PLAYER PROFILE

Talia Gibson

  • Age14
  • Born18 June 2004
  • Birth PlacePerth, WA
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachTate Roberts
“I've never really had an achievement anything like this before and just to win it is incredible.”

— Talia Gibson, 6 Dec 2018

» Gibson, Pham win Australian 14/u titles

On court

  • introduced to tennis at age five by her mother
  • first international trip for tennis came in 2017, when she was part of a four-week junior tour in Germany
  • won singles title at 14/u Australian Championships in December 2018
  • finalist at the 12/u National Grasscourt Championships in Adelaide in 2016
  • favourite shot is forehand; favourite surface is hard court
  • goal is to win the Australian Open
  • inspired by Roger Federer and Serena Williams

Off court

  • favourite foods include tacos and cookies & cream icecream
  • loves going to the beach

Talia Gibson in the news

Top seeds through to 12/u and 16/u Championships quarterfinals
Taylah Lawless
13 December, 2018

The December Showdown continues with the 16/u and 12/u national championships, with rain forcing players to compete under the roof at the National Tennis Centre.
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Aussie squads win 14/u team championships
The West Australian 14/u girls team claimed the Mary Hawton Trophy at the December Showdown (photo: Elizabeth Xue Bai)
11 December, 2018

At the December Showdown, Western Australia claimed the 14/u girls' team event while South Australia won the boys' division. Japan's squads scooped the boys'…
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Da Silva-Fick and Hijikata claim 18’s Australian Championships
Hijikata Da Silva Fick
8 December, 2018

Week one of the December Showdown has come to a close, with the 18/u Australian Champions being crowned at Melbourne Park today.
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Gibson, Pham win Australian 14/u titles
Talia Gibson (L) and Derek Pham pose with their trophies after winning the 14/u Australian titles at Melbourne Park (photo: Elizabeth Xue Bai)
6 December, 2018

West Australia's Talia Gibson and Derek Pham both won three-set finals at Mlebourne Park on Thursday to be crowned 14/u Australian champions at the December Showdown.
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