Alicia Molik

  • Age35
  • Born27 January 1981
  • Birth PlaceAdelaide, South Australia
  • LivesMelbourne, Victoria
  • Height182 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachNicole Pratt
  • Pro Since1996
“I hope there's a it of healthy competition between Sam and Dasha to see who's able to creep further into the draw.”

— Alicia Molik, 5 May 2016

» Stosur and Gavrilova make history

On court

  • Started playing tennis at age of seven after watching her older brother, Richard.
  • Captured the Australian Open junior doubles title in 1998, partnering fellow Australian Evie Dominikovic.
  • Member of the Australian Institute of Sport scholarship program in 1999.
  • Broke into the world’s top 100 in 1999.
  • Member of the Australian team competing at the Sydney Olympics in 2000.
  • Captured her maiden career singles title in Hobart in 2003, beating Amy Frazier in the final.
  • Claimed three WTA titles in 2004 – in Stockholm, Zurich and Luxembourg.
  • Reached the Wimbledon and US Open mixed doubles finals in 2004, partnering Australian doubles legend Todd Woodbridge.
  • Won a bronze medal for Australia in singles at the 2004 Athens Olympics.
  • Broke into the world’s top 10 in 2005.
  • Won her first Grand Slam doubles title at the 2005 Australian Open with partner Svetlana Kuznetsova
  • Won the French Open doubles in 2007, partnering Mara Santangelo.
  • Reached the Wimbledon mixed doubles final in 2007, partnering Swede Jonas Bjorkman.
  • Competed for Australia at the Beijing Olympics in 2008.
  • Member of the Australian Federation Cup team from 1999-2004, 2006-08 and 2010.
  • Retired in September 2008 following elbow ligament damage, however launched a comeback 12 months later.
  • Represented Australia in the Fed Cup, as well as making a return to the top 100 since re-joining the tour.
  • Gave birth in January 2012 and hasn’t played competitively since.
  • Was named Fed Cup captain in January 2013 following Dave Taylor’s resignation in December 2012.

Off court

  • Parents are Andrew and Teresa.
  • Favourite city is Melbourne (for the shopping).
  • Hobbies include golf, in-line skating, bike riding, squash and going to the beach and football games.
  • Favourite musicians are U2, Kylie Minogue, Coldplay and Robbie Williams.
  • Favourite cuisines are Thai and Japanese, and she appreciates good red wine.
  • Pet is a West-Highland terrier.


Year-end singles ranking history

2011 317
2010 110
2009 309
2008 311
2007 58
2006 163
2005 29
2004 13
2003 35
2002 100
2001 47
2000 115
1999 94
1998 172



2009 Darwin ITF, Kalgoorlie ITF, Bendigo ITF

2005 Sydney

2004 Stockholm, Zürich, Luxembourg

2003 Hobart

2001 Gifu ITF, Fukuoka ITF

1999 Gold Coast ITF

1998 Saga ITF, Queensland ITF


2009 Port Pirie ITF, Esperance ITF

2005 Doha

2004 Vienna

2003 Sarasota, Budapest

2002 Nurlootpa ITF

2001 Stone Mountain, USA ITF

1999 Fresno ITF

Alicia Molik in the news

Apisah wins big in Singapore
Violet Apisah poses with her trophy after winning the WTA Future Stars tournament in Singapore; Getty Images
25 October, 2016

New South Wales junior talent Violet Apisah has taken out the prestigious WTA Future Stars title in Singapore and has earned warm praise from an Australian great.
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Aussie girls join world’s best at WTA Finals 
Violet Apisah (L) and Annerly Poulos will head to Singapore for the WTA Future Stars event; Tennis Australia
19 October, 2016

Australian junior talents Violet Apisah and Annerly Poulos will rub shoulders with the biggest stars of women's tennis when they head to Singapore for the WTA Future Stars…
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Chantelle McCormack on court with Alicia Molik
26 May, 2016

Chantelle McCormack, 2015 ANZ Tennis Hot Shot of the Year, was joined by ambassador Alicia Molik on Tuesday for a tennis lesson at her local club.
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Stosur and Gavrilova make history
Sam Stosur (L) and Daria Gavrilova in action during their third-round victories at the Mutua Madrid Open; Getty Images
5 May, 2016

By reaching the quarterfinals of the Mutua Madrid Open, Sam Stosur and Daria Gavrilova have created a piece of history for Australia.
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