PLAYER PROFILE

Jaimee Fourlis

12
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
328
WTA
RANKING
  • Age18
  • Born17 September 1999
  • LivesMelbourne
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachBeti Sekulovski
  • Pro Since2015
FOLLOW
“"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

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

2016 Perth #1 ITF

Jaimee Fourlis in the news

Rogowska rallies past Fourlis as Stosur falls to Puig
Olivia Rogowska is through to face 15-year-old Marta Kostyuk.
15 January, 2018

Olivia Rogowska returned to the Melbourne Park main draw second round for the first time since 2014.
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Fourlis to learn from Hobart defeat
Jaimee Fourlis is taking her loss in Hobart as a learning curve before the Australian Open. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)
10 January, 2018

Jaimee Fourlis sees her loss in Hobart as a learning curve.
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Molik, Dokic challenge Aussie hopefuls
Destanee Aiava in action at the Australian Open Play-off; Getty Images
29 December, 2017

Alicia Molik and Jelena Dokic believe the time is right for Australian young guns Destanee Aiava and Jaimee Fourlis to begin making their mark on the international stage.
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Hobart wildcard for rising star Fourlis
Jaimee Fourlis; Getty Images
28 December, 2017

Exciting teenaged talent Jaimee Fourlis will return to the Hobart International for the second year running as the recipient of a main-draw wildcard.
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