PLAYER PROFILE

Jaimee Fourlis

9
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
205
WTA
RANKING
  • Age18
  • Born17 September 1999
  • LivesMelbourne
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachBeti Sekulovski
  • Pro Since2015
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“"The nerves got to me a little bit. It was definitely a learning curve.”

— Jaimee Fourlis, 10 Jan 2018

» Fourlis to learn from Hobart defeat

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

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

Kokkinakis v Bolt for place in Wimbledon draw
Alex Bolt (L) and Thanasi Kokkinakis will play off for a place in the Wimbledon main draw; Getty Images
27 June, 2018

Thanasi Kokkinakis and Alex Bolt will play for a place in the main draw at Wimbledon. They were among eight Australian winners of Day 2 of qualifying.
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Rodionova returns to happy hunting ground
Arina Rodionova; Getty Images
26 June, 2018

Having qualified for the main draw at Wimbledon last year, Arina Rodionova leads a four-strong contingent of Aussie women hoping to do the same in 2018.
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Kyrgios beats Murray, Barty wins again
Nick Kyrgios in action against Andy Murray in the first round at Queen's Club; Getty Images
20 June, 2018

Nick Kyrgios scores his first win over Andy Murray to progress at Queen's Club, while there are grass-court wins for Ash Barty, Matt Ebden and Ajla Tomljanovic.
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Biggest movers: Ebden cracks top 60
RANKING RISE:  Matthew Ebden improved his ranking by winning an ATP Challenger title in South Korea; Getty Images
19 June, 2018

In an week of gains for several Aussie tennis stars, Matt Ebden, Alex De Minaur, Jaimee Fourlis and Alexei Popyrin were among those setting career-high rankings.
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