PLAYER PROFILE

Jaimee Fourlis

  • Age21
  • Born17 September 1999
  • LivesMelbourne
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachColin Ebelthite
  • Pro Since2015
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“We knew what we had to do and we executed it really well.”

— Jaimee Fourlis, 11 Jan 2020

» Double doubles joy at Canberra International

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

2020 264
2019 248
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

Celebrating new ranking highs in 2020
NEW HIGHS: Maddison Inglis and James Duckworth both achieved career-high rankings in both singles and doubles in 2020. Pictures: Getty Images
27 December, 2020

As 2020 draws to a close, we take a look at the top-ranked Australian players who set new career-high rankings in the past year.
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The season of giving
Nick-Kyrgios---Canberra
26 December, 2020

Australian players showed their hearts were as big as their games when 2020 became the season of giving during unprecedented disruptions to professional tennis.
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Social round-up: Hot shots, trophies, quarantine and no more lockdown
Ash Barty is a passionate Richmond supporter. Picture: Twitter
29 October, 2020

What have Australia's top-ranked players been up to? We've collated tweets and posts from this week to keep fans up to date.
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Fourlis putting foot forward for mental health
FOCUSED: Jaimee Fourlis competing at Australian Open 2020. Picture: Getty Images
18 October, 2020

As she recovers from a shoulder reconstruction, Australian player Jaimee Fourlis is helping raise awareness for mental health this month.
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