Taylah Lawless

  • Age20
  • Born28 August 2003
  • Birth PlaceWilberforce, NSW
  • PlaysRight-handed
“I absolutely love this tournament -- it's one of my favourite tournaments to play in the whole year. I really love getting out here and I feel really good when I'm out on these courts with the ballkids and the umpires.”

— Taylah Lawless, 5 Dec 2019

» Lawless, Kempenaers-Pocz into 18/u semifinals


  • Favourite surface is hard court
  • Singles and doubles winner at the 2018 Waikato Thames Valley 18/u ITF tournament
  • Won the 2018 NSW Junior International singles tournament in 2018
  • Reached the final of the 2017 14/u Australian Claycourt Championships
  • Made a semifinal appearance at the 2017 14/u Australian Grasscourt Championships


  • Grew up in the small town of Wilberforce in New South Wales
  • Home club is the Nepean Tennis Club
  • Inspired by her favourite player, Serena Williams

Taylah Lawless in the news

Lawless, Kempenaers-Pocz into 18/u semifinals
Taylah Lawless in action during her quarterfinal victory over Amy Stevens at the 18/u Australian Championships. (Getty Images)
5 December, 2019

Taylah Lawless and Charlotte Kempenaers-Pocz power through to the 18/u Australian semifinals, where they are joined by Annerly Poulos and Natasha Russell.
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Wildcard Gadecki into Perth SemisĀ 
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 20:  Olivia Gadecki of Australia plays a forehand in her first round juniors match against Funa Kozaki of Japan during day seven of the 2019 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 20, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)
22 February, 2019

Olivia Gadecki defeats fellow 16-year-old Annerly Poulos to reach the Perth Tennis International semifinals.
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Crnokrak back in 18/u Australian final
Alexander Crnokrak in action during the December Showdown (photo: Elizabeth Xue Bai)
7 December, 2018

Defending champion Alexander Crnokrak will face Rinky Hijikata for the 18/u Australian title, while Gabriella Da Silva-Fick and Olivia Gadecki will fight it out for the…
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Da Silva-Fick survives, reaches 18/u semifinals
Gabriella Da Silva-Fick; Getty Images
6 December, 2018

Top seed Gabriella Da-Silva Fick beat Ivana Popovic in a third-set tiebreak to reach the last four of the 18/u Australian Championships, while top two seeds Alexander…
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