PLAYER PROFILE

Jessica Moore

9
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
399
WTA
RANKING
  • Age26
  • Born16 August 1990
  • Birth PlacePerth, Western Australia
  • LivesWilliams, Western Australia
  • Height169 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachMilo Bradley
  • Pro Since2008
“It’s an awesome opportunity, and I get to play with Brad, he’s a great guy and he keeps me going on the court. It will be an exciting time in January.”

— Jessica Moore, 21 Dec 2015

» Wildcard dream a reality for mixed doubles duo

On court

  • Started playing tennis when she was eight years old
  • First knew she was good enough to try becoming a pro after she eventually beat her older brother
  • Made her Grand Slam debut at Australian Open 2007, losing to No.3 seed Svetlana Kuznetsova in the first round
  • Says Kuznetsova is the toughest opponent she’s ever faced
  • Secured her first ITF Futures Pro Circuit titles, in Ilkley, UK and Traralgon, Australia in 2007
  • Reached the final of the girls’ singles at Australian Open 2008
  • Broke into the world’s top 200 in 2008, following second-round showings at the Australian Open and US Open
  • Made her Fed Cup debut for Australia in the Asia-Oceania Group in 2008.
  • Won the junior girls’ doubles titles at the French Open and Wimbledon in 2008, with Slovenian partner Polona Hercog
  • Won three ITF Futures doubles titles in 2010, all on home soil
  • Reached the Australian Open 2012 second round, losing to No.12 seed Flavia Pennetta
  • Claimed her first ITF Futures Pro Circuit title in four years, winning the Knokke Zoute Ladies Open 2012
  • Feels her game most closely resembles Sam Stosur’s
  • The one match she wishes she could replay was her second round loss to Flavia Pennetta at Australian Open 2009 (Moore lost 6-4 6-1)
  • Dream tennis scenario would be winning the Australian Open
  • Ultimate goal is to be a regular player on the Australian Fed Cup team

Off court

  • Hobbies include listening to music, going to the cinema and beach, catching up with friends and shopping
  • Her parents are Peter and Sharon and she has a brother, James
  • Says the best piece of advice she’s received is to stay true to yourself and surround yourself with good people – they reflect who you are
  • Her perfect day would involve relaxing down south in Western Australia with family and friends

Year-end singles ranking history

2015 292
2014 409
2013 470
2012 414
2011 412
2010 250
2009 244
2008 140
2007 372
2006 985

Titles/Finals

Titles

2012 Belgium ITF

2008 Italy ITF

2007 IIkley (UK) ITF, Traralgon ITF

Finals

2013 Sydney #2 ITF, Bethany Beach (USA) ITF, Buffalo (USA) ITF, Cairns ITF

2012 Belgium ITF, Hilton Head Island (USA) ITF

2007 Switzerland ITF

Jessica Moore in the news

Cabrera to make slam debut at AO 2017
Lizette Cabrera; Getty Images
30 November, 2016

Having begun the year outside the top 1000, world No.214 Lizette Cabrera has been rewarded for her stunning season with a main-draw wildcard at Australian Open 2017.
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Local Bai Pipped in Canberra Doubles Final
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5 November, 2016

Local Alison Bai was unable to secure a hometown title after a run to the Canberra doubles final with Lizette Cabrera.
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Doubles delight for Aussies
Chris Guccione (L) and Sam Groth in doubles action; Getty Images
18 July, 2016

In a fabulous weekend for the Aussies in doubles, John Peers, Sam Groth, Chris Guccione and Jess Moore were all victorious at ATP and WTA events around the globe.
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Biggest movers: milestones for Aussie stars
Marinko Matosevic in action at the Australian Open 2016 Play-off; Getty Images
10 May, 2016

Nick Kyrgios is back in the top 20, Sam Stosur is nearly back there herself, Daria Gavrilova continues to ascend and Marinko Matosevic is making his way back.
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