PLAYER PROFILE

Jaimee Fourlis

  • Age20
  • Born17 September 1999
  • LivesMelbourne
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachColin Ebelthite
  • Pro Since2015
FOLLOW
“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

Aussies in action: Hon qualifies in Seoul
PARIS, FRANCE - MAY 28: Priscilla Hon of Australia during her ladies singles first round match against Timea Babos of Hungary during Day three of the 2019 French Open at Roland Garros on May 28, 2019 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)
16 September, 2019

Priscilla Hon joins Ajla Tomljanovic in the main draw in Seoul, while Sam Stosur has been awarded a wildcard into the WTA event in Guangzhou.
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Aussies in action, and Asia bound
Ajla Tomljanovic (Getty Images)
10 September, 2019

Several of Australia's women are in action this at tournaments in China and Japan as the WTA tour begins its post-US Open Asian swing.
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Aussie hopefuls fall at final hurdle of US Open qualifying
Lizette Cabrera (L) and Jaimee Fourlis compete in the final round of US Open qualifying (Getty Images)
24 August, 2019

Priscilla Hon, Lizette Cabrera and Jaimee Fourlis went down in the final round of US Open qualifying on Friday, while John Millman bowed out of Winston-Salem.
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Three Aussies remaining in US Open qualifying
(L-R) Priscilla Hon, Jaimee Fourlis and Lizette Cabrera (Getty Images)
23 August, 2019

Australians Ellen Perez, Zoe Hives and Akira Santillan will miss out on the US Open main draw after being falling in the second round of qualifying on Thursday.
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