PLAYER PROFILE

Jaimee Fourlis

  • Age19
  • Born17 September 1999
  • LivesMelbourne
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachColin Ebelthite
  • Pro Since2015
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“I'm getting familiar with the tour and am starting to play my brand of tennis and (a goal of mine is) hopefully breaking into the top 150 by the end of the year or by the Australian Pro Tours (in September).”

— Jaimee Fourlis, 26 Feb 2019

» Fed Cup a goal for Fourlis

On court

  • Made her WTA rankings debut on 13 April 2015, at No.930
  • This came not long after reaching the semifinals of the $15,000 ITF in Melbourne as a qualifier
  • Represented Australia in Junior Fed Cup in 2015; the team progressed to the final in Madrid, Spain
  • Cracked the world’s junior top 40 in early 2016
  • As a qualifier, won eight straight matches to storm to her first professional title at the $25,000 ITF tournament in Perth in February 2016
  • Won the Australian Open Play-off in December 2016 to secure a wildcard into the main draw of AO2017
  • Won her first Grand Slam match at the Australian Open in 2017; was the youngest Australian female to do so since 2008
  • Made Roland Garros debut in 2017 – after winning the Australian wildcard play-off – and took a set off Caroline Wozniacki in the first round
  • Victorious at the Australian 18/u Championships in December 2017, gaining revenge on Destanee Aiava for her finals loss in the same event 12 months earlier; as a result, won a wildcard into Australian Open 2018
  • Cracked WTA top 200 on 18 June 2018.

Off court

  • high achiever in high school; completed Year 12 in 2017

Year-end singles ranking history

2018 202
2017 327
2016 427
2015 934

Titles/Finals

Titles

2018 Canberra ITF, Santa Margherita Di Pula ITF

2016 Perth #1 ITF

Jaimee Fourlis in the news

Fed Cup a goal for Fourlis
Jaimee Fourlis in action at Australian Open 2019 (Getty Images)
26 February, 2019

Victorian teenager Jaimee Fourlis, once a Fed Cup Orange Girl, says she would love to represent Australia as part of the playing squad.
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Aussie women’s tennis strongest in 20 years, says Pratt
The Australian Fed Cup team celebrates its victory over the US in Asheville, North Carolina in February 2019 (Getty Images)
21 February, 2019

With a new-look team and more players vying for selection, Australia coach Nicole Pratt is filled with optimism ahead of April’s Fed Cup semifinal against Belarus.
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Wallace, Cabrera score upset wins in AO qualifying
Isabelle Wallace (L) and Lizette Cabrera in action at Australian Open qualifying (Getty Images)
8 January, 2019

Isabelle Wallace and Lizette Cabrera caused a stir on Day 1 of Australian Open qualifying with wins over higher-ranked opponents at Melbourne Park.
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Kokkinakis, Rodionova lead Aussie charge in AO qualifying
Thanasi Kokkinakis (L) and Arina Rodionova are the highest-ranked male and female Australians taking part in Australian Open 2019 qualifying (Getty Images)
7 January, 2019

Ten men and 12 women will represent Australia in the Australian Open 2019 qualifying events, which kick off at Melbourne Park on Tuesday 8 January.
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