PLAYER PROFILE

Jaimee Fourlis

  • Age19
  • Born17 September 1999
  • LivesMelbourne
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachColin Ebelthite
  • Pro Since2015
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“I'm getting familiar with the tour and am starting to play my brand of tennis and (a goal of mine is) hopefully breaking into the top 150 by the end of the year or by the Australian Pro Tours (in September).”

— Jaimee Fourlis, 26 Feb 2019

» Fed Cup a goal for Fourlis

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

Biggest movers: Thompson cracks top 50
Jordan Thompson in 's-Hertogenbosch (© Libema Open)
18 June, 2019

Jordan Thompson rises 16 places to set a new career-high ranking while there were big improvements for our young Aussie women.
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Biggest movers: Ash Barty new world No.2
Ash Barty in action during the Roland Garros final (Getty Images)
12 June, 2019

French Open champion Ash Barty is just 136 ranking points behind world No.1 Naomi Osaka, and also leads the WTA Race to Shenzhen.
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Aussies set to begin grass season in Surbiton
READY TO GO: Aussie players, clockwise from top left, Ellen Perez, Kimberly Birrell, Lizette Cabrera, American Kristie Ahn and Jaimee Fourlis took part in a grass court camp in Surbiton last week.
3 June, 2019

A strong Australian contingent will contest the Surbiton Trophy this week, which marks the beginning of a six-week grass court swing.
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Challenger finals for Smith, Purcell
John-Patrick Smith (L) and Max Purcell (Getty Images)
6 May, 2019

John-Patrick Smith and Max Purcell enjoyed successful weeks on the ATP Challenger circuit, advancing to finals in Mexico and South Korea respectively.
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