Eden Silva is an accomplished singles and doubles player who began playing tennis at the age of six at a club five minutes’ walk from her house in Essex. She made her Wimbledon debut in the 2012 Juniors competition, and enjoyed a run to the mixed doubles quarter-finals with Evan Hoyt in 2019. She also broke into the top 500 WTA singles rankings in 2019. Her father is her coach, and her brother is a black belt kick boxer.

scheduleLast updated 26/07/2021
GB RANKING
Great Britain 12
WORLD RANKING
434 16 arrow_drop_down
CAREER HIGH
424 06/05/2019
FED CUP TIES PLAYED
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Get to know Eden

  • Place of birth: Gant's Hill, Essex
  • Lives: Gant's Hill, Essex
  • Trains: Redbridge Sports Centre
  • Coach: Roger Silva
  • Twitter: @edensilva
  • Favourite shot: Backhand
  • Favourite surface: Hard
  • Family: Father Roger is her coach, mother Elena, brother Kyle is a kick boxer and one belt away from a black belt
  • Likes: Spending time with friends and family, relaxing and eating out. Big football and follows Tottenham Hotspur. Went to watch them a few times at Wembley and is looking forward to going to their new stadium for the first time next season. She recently signed with a modelling agency after being scouted through Instagram
  • Tennis beginnings: Started playing aged 6 at Cranbrook Castle tennis club
GB RANKING
Great Britain 4
WORLD RANKING
171 3 arrow_drop_up
CAREER HIGH
131 17/02/2020
FED CUP TIES PLAYED
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Get to know Eden

  • Place of birth: Gant's Hill, Essex
  • Lives: Gant's Hill, Essex
  • Trains: Redbridge Sports Centre
  • Coach: Roger Silva
  • Twitter: @edensilva
  • Favourite shot: Backhand
  • Favourite surface: Hard
  • Family: Father Roger is her coach, mother Elena, brother Kyle is a kick boxer and one belt away from a black belt
  • Likes: Spending time with friends and family, relaxing and eating out. Big football and follows Tottenham Hotspur. Went to watch them a few times at Wembley and is looking forward to going to their new stadium for the first time next season. She recently signed with a modelling agency after being scouted through Instagram
  • Tennis beginnings: Started playing aged 6 at Cranbrook Castle tennis club

2021 2021 addremove

Partnered with Naomi Broady, Silva reached the final of the ITF 25K in South Africa. In May at the ITF 60K in France, partnered with K.Zimmerman, Eden lost in the final in three sets.

2020 2020 addremove

Only played one tournament pre-lockdown, losing first round qualifier at Hua Hin International against Riya Bhatia.

2019 2019 addremove

Played Premier WTA in Dubai with Beth Grey and beat Nadiia Kichenok and Veronika Kudermetova in the first round before falling in the second. Alongside Grey, reached the doubles quarter finals in Nottingham and won the Les Franqueses del Valles 60k doubles in April. Reached quarter finals of mixed doubles at Wimbledon with Evan Hoyt.

Career Highlights Career Highlights addremove

Making the main draw of Wimbledon Juniors in 2012.

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