PLAYER PROFILE

Lizette Cabrera

6
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
138
WTA
RANKING
  • Age22
  • Born19 December 1997
  • Birth PlaceQueensland, Australia
  • LivesBrisbane, Australia
  • Height164 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachAnthony Richardson
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“I'm loving every minute of it. All the ups and downs. I'm so grateful to be doing what I'm doing.” ”

— Lizette Cabrera, 15 Apr 2020

» Getting to know: Lizette Cabrera

On court

  • realised at age 12 she was good enough to pursue a professional career
  • alongside fellow junior Priscilla Hon, won the Optus 14s Championships in 2011
  • looks forward to the Australian Open every year because she gets to watch Rafael Nadal – her tennis hero – play
  • favourite shot is her two-handed backhand
  • feels her game most closely resembles Eugenie Bouchard’s
  • the toughest opponent she has ever faced is Bethanie Mattek-Sands
  • dream tennis scenario would be beating Serena Williams on Rod Laver Arena in an Australian Open final
  • professional goals are to win a Grand Slam and reach world No.1
  • had a break out year in 2016, improving her world ranking by 806 places and collecting two pro titles
  • made WTA debut in 2017 in Brisbane
  • made Grand Slam debut in 2017 at the Australian Open
  • Advanced to her first tour-level quarterfinal in Guangzhou, China at age 19

Off court

  • the best advice she’s received is to work hard, always have a good attitude and not to forget that it’s a long journey
  • her perfect day would see her spending time at the beach with her friends and family
  • loves dancing, and would have tried to be a professional dancer if not a tennis player

Year-end ranking history

2018 230
2017 135
2016 256
2015 1062
2014 1243
2012 795

Titles/Finals

Titles

2019 Granby 80K ITF, Darwin 60K ITF, Bendigo 60K ITF

2016 Tweed Heads 25K ITF, Brisbane 25K ITF

Finals

2019 Playford 60K ITF

2016 Toyota 50K ITF

Lizette Cabrera in the news

Ranking movers: Doubles stars on the rise
Australians John Peers, Max Purcell and Luke Saville are all currently ranked inside the world's top 40 in doubles. Pictures: Getty Images
22 September, 2020

Three Australian men - John Peers, Max Purcell and Luke Saville - are now ranked inside the world's top 40 in doubles.
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John Peers into Rome doubles semifinals
John Peers in action during a Davis Cup tie earlier this year. Picture: Getty Images
19 September, 2020

The Australian matches his career-best result in Rome, advancing to the semifinals for a second time.
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Four Australians advance to Rome quarterfinals
John Millman during his second round loss against Argentine Diego Schwartzman in Rome. Picture: Getty Images
18 September, 2020

Four Australians progress in Rome, but John Millman exits in the second round of the men's singles competition.
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Aussie duo score big win in Rome
Luke Saville and Max Purcell talk tactics at the US Open earlier this month. Picture: Getty Images
17 September, 2020

Luke Saville and Max Purcell defeat the seventh seeds in men's doubles action in Rome.
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