PLAYER PROFILE

Talia Gibson

  • Age15
  • Born18 June 2004
  • Birth PlacePerth, WA
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachTate Roberts
“It feels really amazing ... winning it is just a really great feeling. I've played a lot of matches and to come this far just feels really good.”

— Talia Gibson, 15 Dec 2019

» McCabe, Gibson win 16/u Australian 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

McCabe, Gibson win 16/u Australian titles
James McCabe (L) and Talia Gibson are the 16/u Australian champions in 2019 at the December Showdown (photo: Elizabeth Bai/Tennis Australia)
15 December, 2019

No.1 seeds James McCabe and Talia Gibson scoop the 16/u Australian Championships titles on Sunday in Melbourne at the December Showdown.
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McCabe, Sekulic to clash for 16/u Australian title
James McCabe (L) and Philip Sekulic in action during the semifinals of the 16/u Australian Championships. (photo: Elizabeth Bai/Tennis Australia)
14 December, 2019

Top seed James McCabe and third seed Philip Sekulic won three-set semifinals on Saturday to set up a showdown in the final of the 16/u Australian Championships.
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Gibson, Walker, Preston into 16/u quarterfinals
Talia Gibson in action at the December Showdown at Melbourne Park. (Getty Images)
12 December, 2019

Top seed Talia Gibson, third seed Lara Walker and 14/u champion Taylah Preston win through to the quarterfinals of the 16/u Australian Championships in Melbourne,
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Sekulic, McCabe progress at 16/u championships
Philip Sekulic in action at the December Showdown. (Getty Images)
11 December, 2019

Philip Sekulic and James McCabe were among the seeded winners on Day 1 of the 16/u Australian Championships, held at Melbourne Park alongside the 12/u event.
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