“We've got the players, we've got the line-up, we've got the depth to win the Fed Cup.”
— Alicia Molik, 22 Apr 2019
» Molik: we’ve got the depth to win Fed Cup
- 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.
- 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
2009 Darwin ITF, Kalgoorlie ITF, Bendigo ITF
2004 Stockholm, Zürich, Luxembourg
2001 Gifu ITF, Fukuoka ITF
1999 Gold Coast ITF
1998 Saga ITF, Queensland ITF
2009 Port Pirie ITF, Esperance ITF
2003 Sarasota, Budapest
2002 Nurlootpa ITF
2001 Stone Mountain, USA ITF
1999 Fresno ITF
Alicia Molik in the news
After beating Belarus 3-2 in an electrifying semifinal in Brisbane, Australia now turns its attention to the Fed Cup final against France on 9-10 November.
Ash Barty and Sam Stosur teamed up to complete a thrilling doubles victory over Victoria Azarenka and Aryna Sabalenka - sending Australia through to the Fed Cup final.
With plenty of singles and doubles options at her disposal, Alicia Molik is confident in her team's chances going into Day 2 of Australia's Fed Cup semifinal against…
Sam Stosur and Aryna Sabalenka will kick off the Fed Cup semifinal between Australia and Belarus before Ash Barty takes on Victoria Azarenka.