PLAYER PROFILE

Jaimee Fourlis

  • Age20
  • 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

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

Social round-up: A new puppy, a wedding and physical distancing
TRAINING PARTNERS: Ellen Perez, Samantha Harris, Daria Gavrilova, Storm Sanders, Jaimee Fourlis and Sam Stosur at Melbourne's National Tennis Centre. Picture: Instagram
11 June, 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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Inglis brings home Perth title
InglisPerth
23 February, 2020

Top seed Maddison Inglis wins her second Australian Pro Tour title in succession, taking out Destanee Aiava to claim the Perth International #1.
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Bolt strikes out in Launceston final
Bolt_1
9 February, 2020

It wasn’t a great day for the Australians in Launceston, with both Alex Bolt and Destanee Aiava going down in their respective finals.
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Rankings watch: Kyrgios returns to top 20
ON THE RISE: Nick Kyrgios is back in the world's top 20 after his Australian Open run. Picture: Getty Images
4 February, 2020

From impressive rises to career-high rankings, many Australian players made giant strides in the latest rankings.
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