PLAYER PROFILE

Zoe Hives

10
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
211
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

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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Popyrin joins winner’s list at Australian Open
Alexei Popyrin in action during his first-round win over Mischa Zverev at the Australian Open (Getty Images)
15 January, 2019

Teenager Alexei Popyrin became the 10th Australian winner in the first round of Australian Open 2019 with a composed performance against Mischa Zverev.
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Sharma, Hives, Birrell open with AO victories
(L-R) Zoe Hives, Kimberly Birrell and Astra Sharma (Getty Images)
14 January, 2019

Astra Sharma, Zoe Hives and Kimberly Birrell each picked up their first ever Grand Slam main-draw wins on a memorable day for the host nation on Day 1 of the Australian Open.
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Hon, Hives carry confidence into Australian Open
Priscilla Hon (L) and Zoe Hives. (Getty Images)
11 January, 2019

Buoyed by strong results throughout the Australian summer, Priscilla Hon and Zoe Hives now turn their attention to the main draw of next week's Australian Open.
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