PLAYER PROFILE

Jaimee Fourlis

  • Age19
  • Born17 September 1999
  • LivesMelbourne
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachBeti Sekulovski
  • Pro Since2015
FOLLOW
“I've also learned so much along the way that I don't think I would have ever experienced playing at home or just being at home.”

— Jaimee Fourlis, 10 Dec 2018

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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

Wallace, Cabrera score upset wins in AO qualifying
Isabelle Wallace (L) and Lizette Cabrera in action at Australian Open qualifying (Getty Images)
8 January, 2019

Isabelle Wallace and Lizette Cabrera caused a stir on Day 1 of Australian Open qualifying with wins over higher-ranked opponents at Melbourne Park.
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Kokkinakis, Rodionova lead Aussie charge in AO qualifying
Thanasi Kokkinakis (L) and Arina Rodionova are the highest-ranked male and female Australians taking part in Australian Open 2019 qualifying (Getty Images)
7 January, 2019

Ten men and 12 women will represent Australia in the Australian Open 2019 qualifying events, which kick off at Melbourne Park on Tuesday 8 January.
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Birrell, Fourlis advance at AO Play-off
Kimberly Birrell in action during her AO Play-off first-round win over Gabriella Da Silva-Fick (photo: Elizabeth Xue Bai)
11 December, 2018

Kimberly Birrell subdued the challenge of 18/u champion Gabriella Da Silva-Fick to advance to the quarterfinals of the AO Play-off. She will next meet Jaimee Fourlis, a winner in…
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Five minutes with … Jaimee Fourlis
Jaimee Fourlis in action at the WTA tournament in Nottingham, UK (Getty Images)
10 December, 2018

The third seed at this week's Australian Open Play-off, Jaimee Fourlis chats to tennis.com.au about a career-best season during which she cracked the top 200 and won two ITF…
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