PLAYER PROFILE

Talia Gibson

  • Age17
  • Born18 June 2004
  • Birth PlacePerth, WA
  • PlaysRight-handed
“Today was up and down. I think that maintaining my focus was the main issue.”

— Talia Gibson, 20 Feb 2020

» Gibson pipped in Perth

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

Ranking movers: Li Tu climbs to new career-high
Li Tu. Picture: Getty Images
9 May, 2022

Li Tu is one of several Australian players achieving new career-high rankings this week.
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Ranking movers: De Minaur, Tomljanovic lead rising Aussies
Alex de Minaur. Picture: Getty Images
26 April, 2022

Top-ranked Australians Alex de Minaur and Ajla Tomljanovic have both improved their singles rankings after promising runs at European clay-court events.
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Aussie duo advance in AO 2022 junior events
Charlotte Kempenaers-Pocz advances in the Australian Open 2022 girls' singles event; Getty Images
24 January, 2022

Charlotte Kempenaers-Pocz and Hayden Jones continue to take impressive steps in their young careers, with wins for both in AO 2022 junior tournaments.
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De Minaur ready to “take it to them” at Australian Open 2022
Alex de Minaur at AO 2022. Picture: Getty Images
24 January, 2022

Alex de Minaur is one of 23 Australian players scheduled to compete on day eight at Australian Open 2022.
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