PLAYER PROFILE

Jessica Moore

  • Age29
  • 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

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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Aussie women thriving in Asian doubles events
(L-R) Storm Sanders, Jess Moore, Ellen Perez and Monique Adamczak (Getty Images)
13 September, 2019

Four Australian women -- Ellen Perez, Monque Adamczak, Jess Moore and Storm Sanders -- have advanced to semifinals at various WTA events across Asia this week.
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Aussies in action: US Open Day 3
Alex de Minaur (L) and Ash Barty at the US Open (Getty Images)
28 August, 2019

Ash Barty and Alex de Minaur are aiming for a place in the third round of the US Open when they play on Wednesday at Flushing Meadows.
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Barty advances to French Open fourth round
IN FORM: Ash Barty celebrates her third round win over Andrea Petkovic in Paris; Getty Images
2 June, 2019

Ash Barty continues impressive Roland Garros run, defeating former semifinalist Andrea Petkovic in the third round.
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