PLAYER PROFILE

Jessica Moore

  • Age30
  • Born16 August 1990
  • Birth PlacePerth, Western Australia
  • LivesWilliams, Western Australia
  • Height169 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachMilo Bradley
  • Pro Since2008
“It’s an awesome opportunity, and I get to play with Brad, he’s a great guy and he keeps me going on the court. It will be an exciting time in January.”

— Jessica Moore, 21 Dec 2015

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On court

  • Started playing tennis when she was eight years old
  • First knew she was good enough to try becoming a pro after she eventually beat her older brother
  • Made her Grand Slam debut at Australian Open 2007, losing to No.3 seed Svetlana Kuznetsova in the first round
  • Says Kuznetsova is the toughest opponent she’s ever faced
  • Secured her first ITF Futures Pro Circuit titles, in Ilkley, UK and Traralgon, Australia in 2007
  • Reached the final of the girls’ singles at Australian Open 2008
  • Broke into the world’s top 200 in 2008, following second-round showings at the Australian Open and US Open
  • Made her Fed Cup debut for Australia in the Asia-Oceania Group in 2008.
  • Won the junior girls’ doubles titles at the French Open and Wimbledon in 2008, with Slovenian partner Polona Hercog
  • Won three ITF Futures doubles titles in 2010, all on home soil
  • Reached the Australian Open 2012 second round, losing to No.12 seed Flavia Pennetta
  • Claimed her first ITF Futures Pro Circuit title in four years, winning the Knokke Zoute Ladies Open 2012
  • Feels her game most closely resembles Sam Stosur’s
  • The one match she wishes she could replay was her second round loss to Flavia Pennetta at Australian Open 2009 (Moore lost 6-4 6-1)
  • Dream tennis scenario would be winning the Australian Open
  • Ultimate goal is to be a regular player on the Australian Fed Cup team

Off court

  • Hobbies include listening to music, going to the cinema and beach, catching up with friends and shopping
  • Her parents are Peter and Sharon and she has a brother, James
  • Says the best piece of advice she’s received is to stay true to yourself and surround yourself with good people – they reflect who you are
  • Her perfect day would involve relaxing down south in Western Australia with family and friends

Year-end singles ranking history

2015 292
2014 409
2013 470
2012 414
2011 412
2010 250
2009 244
2008 140
2007 372
2006 985

Titles/Finals

Titles

2012 Belgium ITF

2008 Italy ITF

2007 IIkley (UK) ITF, Traralgon ITF

Finals

2013 Sydney #2 ITF, Bethany Beach (USA) ITF, Buffalo (USA) ITF, Cairns ITF

2012 Belgium ITF, Hilton Head Island (USA) ITF

2007 Switzerland ITF

Jessica Moore in the news

Nicole Pratt to lead Females in Tennis initiative
COACH: Nicole Pratt talks tactics with Ajla Tomljanovic at a Billie Jean King Cup tie. Picture: Getty Images
29 October, 2020

Former world No.35 Nicole Pratt has a new role at Tennis Australia, appointed Females in Tennis – Coach Lead.
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Louise Pleming’s Rally4Ever changing lives
PASSIONATE: Louise Pleming is inspiring more Australians to enjoy the physical and social benefits of tennis.
20 September, 2020

Esteemed Australian coach and former professional player Louise Pleming has created an organisation to help disadvantaged Australians enjoy physical activity and greater human…
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Aussie players: a special connection
TEAM MATES: Nick Kyrgios and Alex de Minaur in action during the ATP Cup in January. Picture: Getty Images
12 April, 2020

Australia’s top players are continuing a tradition of camaraderie that was famously established by their major-winning predecessors.
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Ash Barty: Fun and team spirit are No.1
Ash Barty at Australian Open 2020; Getty Images
23 January, 2020

As Ash Barty continues her Australian Open 2020 campaign, the world No.1 is building on a culture of fun, respect and mutual support among women in the sport.
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