PLAYER PROFILE

Talia Gibson

  • Age15
  • 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

Junior Davis and Fed Cup qualifying underway in Thailand
Australia's Junior Davis Cup team of (L-R) captain Bernhard Goerlitz, Cooper White, Shuannon Tricerri and Philip Sekulic.
8 April, 2019

Six of Australia's top 16/u players will represent Australia at the Junior Davis and Fed Cup qualifying.
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Stosur, Peers, juniors among Aussie winners
Sam Stosur (L) in doubles action with Zhang Shuai at Australian Open 2019 (Getty Images)
20 January, 2019

In addition to the incredible results Australia has enjoyed in singles at Australian Open 2019, there are plenty of other Aussies flourishing in doubles and juniors at Melbourne…
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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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