PLAYER PROFILE

Jessica Moore

  • Age28
  • 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

Hong Kong: Stosur a doubles champion again
Sam Stosur (L) and Zhang Shuai pose with their trophies after winning the WTA doubles title in Hong Kong (credit: Prudential Hong Kong Tennis Open)
15 October, 2018

Sam Stosur combined with Shuai Zhang to win the WTA Hong Kong Open doubles final on Sunday - her first tandem title in five years.
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Gavrilova survives thriller to reach Hong Kong quarters
Australia's Daria Gavrilova hits a return during her women's singles match against Romania's Monica Niculescu at the Hong Kong Open tennis tournament on October 11, 2018. (Photo by Anthony WALLACE / AFP)        (Photo credit should read ANTHONY WALLACE/AFP/Getty Images)
12 October, 2018

Daria Gavrilova lets a commanding lead slip before eventually seeing off Monica Niculescu at the Hong Kong Open, while Sam Stosur is through to the doubles semifinals alongside…
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Tomic qualifies at ATP Chengdu Open
Bernard Tomic; Getty Images
24 September, 2018

Bernard Tomic joins Matt Ebden in the main draw of the ATP Chengdu Open in what was a winning weekend for Australians in China.
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Tomljanovic into Japan Open quarters
Ajla Tomljanovic in action during her second-round victory over Magdalena Frech at the Silicon Valley Classic in San jose; Getty Images
12 September, 2018

Australia's Ajla Tomljanovic advances to the last eight of the Japan Women's Open in Hiroshima after compatriots Priscilla Hon and Arina Rodionova fall in the opening…
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