Tammi Patterson

  • Age26
  • Born 3 January 1990
  • LivesBrighton, Victoria
  • Height167 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachMark Hlawaty
“I was over the moon. I started crying. Yeah, it was amazing. I’m really happy and I’m so excited.”

— Tammi Patterson, 20 Nov 2015

» Patterson awarded Australian Open wildcard

On court

  • Began playing tennis at the age of nine.
  • Parents, Christine and Michael, have had the strongest influence on her career because “they believe in me”.
  • Claimed her first ITF junior title in 2005, winning the Rado Darwin Championships.
  • Captured her maiden ITF Futures Pro Circuit doubles title in Frinton, Great Britain in 2008, partnering fellow Australian Emelyn Starr.
  • Qualified for the Australian Open girls’ singles in 2008.
  • Made her Grand Slam debut at the Australian Open qualifying event in 2011.
  • Broke into the world’s top 300 in 2011.
  • Favourite surface is hard court.

Off court

  • She has two sisters, Rebekah and Sally.
  • Hobbies include listening to music, the cinema, shopping and going to the beach.

Year-end singles ranking history

2014 466
2013 304
2012 530
2011 406
2010 351
2009 698
2008 NA
2007 NA
2006 1227



2013 Bendigo #2 ITF

Tammi Patterson in the news

Cabrera earns AO qualifying wildcard
Lizette Cabrera, Optus 18s Australian Championships, December Showdown, 2012, Melbourne.  XUE BAI
25 October, 2016

In-form Queenslander Lizette Cabrera has been rewarded for her scintillating form on the Pro Tour with a wildcard into Australian Open qualifying.
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Biggest movers: Australia’s new No.1
Nick Kyrgios celebrates his quarterfinal victory over Milos Raonic at the Miami Open; Getty Images
4 April, 2016

Nick Kyrgios is now Australia’s highest-ranked player.
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Sanders and Rodionova into Perth #2 semis
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 19:  Storm Sanders of Australia plays a forehand in her first round match against Alexandra Dulgheru of Romania during day two of the 2016 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 19, 2016 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Darrian Traynor/Getty Images)
20 February, 2016

Storm Sanders and Arina Rodionova are both through to the semifinals in Perth.
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Inglis to play Rodionova in Perth #2 opener
Maddison Inglis in action during the 2014 18/u Australian Championships at Melbourne Park; Elizabeth Xue Bai
16 February, 2016

A rematch of the Australian Open 2016 Play-off highlights the opening round of this week's Perth Tennis International #2.
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