PLAYER PROFILE

Jaimee Fourlis

  • Age24
  • Born17 September 1999
  • LivesMelbourne
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • 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
  • Underwent shoulder surgery in 2020
  • Made the Australian Open 2022 mixed doubles final as a wildcard pairing with Jason Kubler
  • Enjoyed a resurgent 2022 season, winning 50 singles matches and three ITF titles, and rising from outside the top 300 to a career-high ranking of 147th in July
  • In February 2023, won eighth career ITF title in Burnie, improving record in finals to 8-1.

Off court

  • High achiever in high school; completed Year 12 in 2017.

Year-end singles ranking history

2023 204
2022 162
2021 323
2020 264
2019 248
2018 202
2017 327
2016 427
2015 934

Jaimee Fourlis in the news

Aussie weekly wrap: Seven Australians feature in finals
Ellen Perez and Nicole Melichar-Martinez celebrate their finals appearance in Linz.
4 February, 2024

Ellen Perez, a doubles finalist in Linz with American Nicole Melichar-Martinez, was among seven Australian players to feature in professional tennis finals this week.
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Hijikata headlines as Australian Pro Tour heads to Tasmania
Rinky Hijikata. Picture: Tennis Australia
29 January, 2024

Defending champion Rinky Hijikata is returning to the Burnie International this week.
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Hunter and Siniakova battle their way into Australian Open 2024 semifinals
Storm Hunter at Australian Open 2024. Picture: Getty Images
24 January, 2024

Australian Storm Hunter advances to the Australian Open 2024 women's doubles semifinals alongside Czech partner Katerina Siniakova.
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Storm Hunter chasing semifinal spot at Australian Open 2024
January 17: Storm Hunter (AUS) plays Laura Siegemund (GER) at John Cain Arena during the 2024 Australian Open on Wednesday, January 17, 2024. Photo by TENNIS AUSTRALIA / AARON FRANCIS
23 January, 2024

World No.1 doubles star Storm Hunter is among 14 Aussies scheduled to compete on day 11 at Australian Open 2024.
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