PLAYER PROFILE

Alicia Molik

  • Age36
  • Born27 January 1981
  • Birth PlaceAdelaide, South Australia
  • LivesMelbourne, Victoria
  • Height182 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachNicole Pratt
  • Pro Since1996
FOLLOW
“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

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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

Titles/Finals

Titles

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

Finals

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

Molik makes Jack’s day in Casino
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15 May, 2017

Jack McLean enjoyed a day he will never forget when Alicia Molik visited his school.
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Fed Cup: winners are grinners
The winning Australian team of (L-R) Destanee Aiava, Daria Gavrilova, Alicia Molik, Ash Barty and Casey Dellacqua; photo credit Srdjan Stevanovic
24 April, 2017

There was a feel-good vibe in the Australian team which dismantled Serbia 4-0 in Zrenjanin to secure its place once again in World Group II. (photo credit: Srdjan Stevanovic)
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Molik: we can be Fed Cup contenders
Casey Dellacqua (L) and Alicia Molik at the Australia v Slovakia Fed Cup pre-tie press conference; Roman Benicky
24 April, 2017

A clean-sweep against Serbia has seen Australia retain a World Group II position - and the green-and-gold may get a shot at the Fed Cup title earlier than expected.
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Barty, Gavrilova put Aussies in command
Daria Gavrilova was making her Fed Cup debut for the Green and Gold. Photo: Getty Images
23 April, 2017

Ash Barty and Daria Gavrilova both scored straight-sets wins on Saturday in Zrenjanin to give Australia a 2-0 lead in its Fed Cup World Group II Play-off tie against Serbia.
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