PLAYER PROFILE

Jaimee Fourlis

  • Age21
  • Born17 September 1999
  • LivesMelbourne
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachColin Ebelthite
  • Pro Since2015
FOLLOW
“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

Ranking movers: Aussies continue to rise
Chris O'Connell and Ajla Tomljanovic continue to improve their rankings. Pictures: Getty Images
2 August, 2021

Chris O'Connell and Ajla Tomljanovic are among the many Australian players enjoying ranking rises this week.
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In-form Aussies rewarded with ranking rises
Rising Aussies Alex Bolt and Astra Sharma. Pictures: Getty Images
26 July, 2021

Alex Bolt and Astra Sharma are among the Australian players on the rise in the latest rankings.
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Social round-up: Celebrating titles and other milestones
Storm Sanders, right, celebrates winning an ITF doubles title with American Caty McNally. Picture: Instagram
13 May, 2021

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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Aussies qualify at Adelaide International
Maddison Inglis in action at the Adelaide International. Picture: Tennis Australia
22 February, 2021

Maddison Inglis and Storm Sanders have sealed main draw spots at the Adelaide International with impressive qualifying wins against higher-ranked opponents today.
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