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

Popyrin, Millman set for Winston-Salem
Alexei Popyrin (L) and John Millman (Getty Images)
2 hours ago

Alexei Popyrin and John Millman will play at this week's ATP hard court event in Winston Salem ahead of next week's US Open, while 16 Aussies will contest qualifying at…
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Biggest movers: Fourlis regaining ground
Jaimee Fourlis in action at the WTA tournament in Nottingham, UK (Getty Images)
23 July, 2019

Australian teenager Jaimee Fourlis has returned to the world's top 250 this week after a sustained run of good form on European clay.
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Popyrin wins Atlanta opener
Alexei Popyrin (Getty Images)
23 July, 2019

Alexei Popyrin wins through to the second round of the ATP hard-court tournament in Atlanta, while Jordan Thompson bows out in three sets.
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Aussies set for Atlanta, Palermo
Alex de Minaur (Getty Images)
22 July, 2019

No.3 seed Alex De Minaur is the highest ranked of five Aussies this week in Atlanta, while Jaimee Fourlis qualified in Palermo to join Daria Gavrilova in the main draw.
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