PLAYER PROFILE

Jaimee Fourlis

8
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
205
WTA
RANKING
  • Age19
  • Born17 September 1999
  • LivesMelbourne
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachBeti Sekulovski
  • Pro Since2015
FOLLOW
“I've also learned so much along the way that I don't think I would have ever experienced playing at home or just being at home.”

— Jaimee Fourlis, 10 Dec 2018

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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

Birrell, Fourlis advance at AO Play-off
Kimberly Birrell in action during her AO Play-off first-round win over Gabriella Da Silva-Fick (photo: Elizabeth Xue Bai)
11 December, 2018

Kimberly Birrell subdued the challenge of 18/u champion Gabriella Da Silva-Fick to advance to the quarterfinals of the AO Play-off. She will next meet Jaimee Fourlis, a winner in…
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Five minutes with … Jaimee Fourlis
Jaimee Fourlis in action at the WTA tournament in Nottingham, UK (Getty Images)
10 December, 2018

The third seed at this week's Australian Open Play-off, Jaimee Fourlis chats to tennis.com.au about a career-best season during which she cracked the top 200 and won two ITF…
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Australian Open wildcards up for grabs at 2019 Play-off
Arina Rodionova
6 December, 2018

Wildcards are the prize on offer as 32 of the country's top players head to Melbourne for the Australian Open 2019 Play-off.
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Dellacqua serves as mentor during WTA camp
Casey Dellacqua (centre) joins several of Ausralia's top female tennis players at the Tennis Australia's WTA skills development camp in Melbourne.
22 November, 2018

Sixteen of Australia's most promising female tennis players are this week taking part in a skills development camp in Melbourne - with former star Casey Dellacqua lending…
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