PLAYER PROFILE

Talia Gibson

  • Age16
  • Born18 June 2004
  • Birth PlacePerth, WA
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachTate Roberts
“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

Aiava through to Perth #2 quarters
Destanee Aiava in action during Australian Open 2020 qualifying. (Getty Images)
28 February, 2020

A rain-affected Perth International #2 sees top seed Arina Rodionova lose her way, while Destanee Aiava remains the sole remaining Australian.
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Gibson pipped in Perth
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 27: Talia Gibson of Australia plays a backhand during her Junior Girls' Singles second round match against Ane Mintegi Del Olmo of Spain on day eight of the 2020 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 27, 2020 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Jonathan DiMaggio/Getty Images)
20 February, 2020

Promising West Australian teen Talia Gibson falls just shy of a quarterfinal berth at home in Perth on Thursday.
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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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