PLAYER PROFILE

Casey Dellacqua

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  • Age30
  • Born11 February 1985
  • Birth PlacePerth, Western Australia
  • LivesSydney, New South Wales
  • Height165 cm
  • PlaysLeft-handed
  • CoachShannon Nettle
  • Pro Since2002
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“I felt confident in my ability to go out there and win, but it's different to go out there and do it but I was able to dial in my game.”

— Casey Dellacqua, 3 Jul 2015

» Dellacqua scores magnificent upset win

On court

  • Started learning to play tennis aged seven when her mum, Nita, and her nan put her in group lessons at Kingsley Tennis Club.
  • Played all sports as a child and always knew she wanted to be a professional athlete.
  • Made her Grand Slam debut at the 2003 Australian Open.
  • Made her Fed Cup debut in 2006.
  • Broke into the top 100 mid-way through 2007.
  • Joined the world’s top 50 for the first time in 2008, highlighted by a fourth-round showing at the Australian Open.
  • Reached the final of the women’s doubles at the 2008 French Open, partnering Francesca Schiavone.
  • Represented Australia at the Beijing Olympics in 2008.
  • Underwent shoulder surgery in early 2009 and missed the rest of the season.
  • Cracked the WTA doubles top 10 in May 2009.
  • Claimed the mixed doubles title at the 2011 French Open, partnering American Scott Lipsky.
  • Secured a record breaking six ITF Futures Pro Circuit titles in a row, all on home soil, in 2011.
  • Represented Australia at the 2012 London Olympics.
  • Represented Australia at the 2012 Fed Cup.
  • Proudest moments are when her parents, Nita, and father Kim, watch her play at major tournaments.

Off court

  • Watches AFL (Carlton fan), cricket and V8 Supercars in her spare time.
  • Enjoys sleeping, shopping, hanging out with friends and family and reading.
  • Admires Australian tennis legend Margaret Court.
  • Favourite movie is Dirty Dancing.
  • Favourite actor is Brad Pitt.
  • Favourite music is hip-hop and R&B.

Year-end singles ranking history

2014 30
2013 130
2012 88
2011 156
2010 226
2009 1004
2008 55
2007 78
2006 172
2005 223
2004 301
2003 275
2002 458

Titles/Finals

Titles

2013 Bendigo #1 ITF, Bendigo #2 ITF

2012 Fukuoka ITF

2011 Bundaberg ITF, Cairns ITF, Darwin ITF, Esperance ITF, Kalgoorlie ITF, Traralgon ITF, Bendigo ITF

2010 Mildura ITF

2007 Melbourne ITF, Perth ITF, Kalgoorlie ITF, Bronx, New York ITF

2006 Mount Gambier ITF, Port Pirie ITF

2005 Mackay ITF, Rockhampton ITF, Port Pirie ITF

2004 Warrnambool ITF

2003 Dalby ITF

Finals

2007 Calvia, Spain ITF, Fukuoka, Japan ITF

2006 Traralgon ITF, Melbourne ITF

2005 Hamanako, Japan ITF

Casey Dellacqua in the news

Dellacqua ousted from Wimbledon doubles
Casey Dellacqua (L) and Yaroslava Shvedova in action during the women's doubles quarterfinals at Wimbledon; Getty Images
9 July, 2015

Casey Dellacqua's impressive run in the women's doubles with Yaroslava Shvedova has come to an end at Wimbledon at the hands of Martina Hingis and Sania Mirza.
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WIMBLEDON: Dellacqua halted
Casey Dellacqua exits in the third round of Wimbledon; Getty Images
5 July, 2015

Former Wimbledon finalist Agnieszka Radwanska has ended Casey Dellacqua's impressive run at the 2015 Championships.
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Gallery: Aussies in glorious Wimbledon week
Nick Kyrgios (L) and Madison Keys were opening-round winners in the mixed doubles; Getty Images
4 July, 2015

A large Aussie contingent has sparkled on the courts at Wimbledon in the first week of The Championships - check out the highlights in images.
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Dellacqua scores magnificent upset win
Casey Dellacqua in action during her second-round Wimbledon victory over 17th seed Elina Svitolina; Getty Images
3 July, 2015

Casey Dellacqua has recovered from a first-set deficit to stun 17th seed Elina Svitolina at Wimbledon, yet fellow Aussie Ajla Tomljanovic fell to Dellacqua's next foe.
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