PLAYER PROFILE

Zoe Hives

9
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
199
WTA
RANKING
  • Age22
  • Born24 October 1996
  • Birth PlaceBallarat, (Victoria)
  • LivesKingston, (Victoria)
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachMichael Logarzo

On court

  • Winner of the 2011 Optus 14s Spring Nationals
  • Winner of the 2012 Queensland Junior Claycourt International #1
  • Made her Australian Open debut in 2016
  • Singles semifinalist in Torino, Italy (ITF) in 2017
  • Won three Australian Pro Tour titles in 2018, including the biggest of her career in Canberra (ITF $60,000 level)

Off court

  • Has been playing tennis since the age of five; her father built a court at their house made of granite sand
  • If she wasn’t playing tennis, Zoe says she would be a teacher
  • Her ideal mixed doubles partner would be Bob Bryan
  • Favourite player is Roger Federer
  • Goal is to reach the WTA top 20

Year-end ranking history

2018 215
2017 384
2016 904
2015 494
2014 953

Titles/Finals

Titles

2018 Playford ITF, Toowoomba ITF, Canberra ITF

2015 Melbourne Park ITF

Zoe Hives in the news

Aussie women’s tennis strongest in 20 years, says Pratt
The Australian Fed Cup team celebrates its victory over the US in Asheville, North Carolina in February 2019 (Getty Images)
21 February, 2019

With a new-look team and more players vying for selection, Australia coach Nicole Pratt is filled with optimism ahead of April’s Fed Cup semifinal against Belarus.
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Aussie women show collective pride
In this handout image provided by Tennis Australia, (L-R) Australian tennis players Astra Sharma, Zoe Hives and Kimberly Birrell pose during day two of the 2019 Australian Open on January 15, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Fiona Hamilton/Tennis Australia via Getty Images)
15 February, 2019

A confidence-boosting summer showcased the camaraderie among Australia’s top female players, reports Australian Tennis Magazine.
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Biggest movers: big gains for Aussie youngsters
(L-R) Alexei Popyrin, Astra Sharma and Kimberly Birrell (Getty Images)
29 January, 2019

Alexei Popyrin, Kim Birrell and Astra Sharma were among several Aussies enjoying big jumps in the rankings following Australian Open 2019.
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Barty returns to Australian Open third round
Ash Barty in action during her second-round victory over Wang Yafan at the Australian Open (Getty Images)
16 January, 2019

For the third straight year, Ash Barty surges into the third round at Melbourne Park - this time thanks to a straight-sets win over Wang Yafan of China.
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