PLAYER PROFILE

Zoe Hives

8
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
203
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

Popyrin qualifies in Estoril, where De Minaur returns
Alexei Popyrin (Getty Images)
29 April, 2019

Four Australians will play the ATP Estoril Open, with three - Alex De Minaur, John Millman and Bernard Tomic - clustered in the top quarter.
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Sharma into WTA Bogota final
Astra Sharma in action at the WTA tournament in Bogota (photo credit: Claro Open Colsanitas)
14 April, 2019

Continuing her stellar week in Bogota, Astra Sharma beats Lara Arruabarrena in straight sets to reach her first WTA final, where she will meet Amanda Anisimova.
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Five minutes with … Astra Sharma
Astra Sharma in action at the WTA tournament in Charleston (photo credit: Chris Smith/Volvo Car Open)
12 April, 2019

We caught up with Astra Sharma this week in Bogota, where she is preparing for her first career WTA quarterfinal against former world No.5 Sara Errani.
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Bogota: Sharma reaches first WTA quarterfinal
Astra Sharma (Getty Images)
12 April, 2019

Astra Sharma continues her breakout 2019 season, dismissing No.8 seed Magda Linetta to advance to the quarterfinals of the WTA Claro Open Colsanitas in Bogota, Colombia.
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