PLAYER PROFILE

Zachary Viiala

  • Age16
  • Born10 October 2005
  • Birth PlacePerth, Western Australia
  • PlaysRight-handed

ON COURT

  • Represented Australia at the 2018 Longines Future Tennis Aces tournament in Paris
  • Champion at the 2017 12/u Australian Claycourt Championships
  • Reached the final of the 12/u Australian Championships during the December Showdown of 2017

OFF COURT

  • Grew up playing tennis at the Dalkeith Tennis Club in Perth
  • Loves playing tennis because of the chance to test himself against talented players from around the world
  • First took up tennis aged three
  • Also loves to play cricket and basketball, as well as watch movies
  • Favourite player is Roger Federer

Zachary Viiala in the news

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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Australian Open 2022: Aussies thrive in junior events
Edward Winter competes at Australian Open 2022.
23 January, 2022

Taylah Preston, Zara Larke and Edward Winter have made strong starts in the Australian Open girls’ and boy’s singles events.
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Despoja, Preston claim 14/u Australian titles
Australian 14/u champions Alexander Despoja (L) and Taylah Preston at Melbourne Park. (Getty Images)
8 December, 2019

Alexander Despoja and Taylah Preston win tightly-contested 14/u Australian Championships finals on Sunday at Melbourne Park.
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