PLAYER PROFILE

Tammi Patterson

11
AUSTRALIAN
RANKING
319
WTA
RANKING
  • Age27
  • Born 3 January 1990
  • LivesBrighton, Victoria
  • Height167 cm
  • PlaysRight-handed
  • CoachMark Hlawaty
“I was over the moon. I started crying. Yeah, it was amazing. I’m really happy and I’m so excited.”

— Tammi Patterson, 20 Nov 2015

» Patterson awarded Australian Open wildcard

On court

  • Began playing tennis at the age of nine.
  • Parents, Christine and Michael, have had the strongest influence on her career because “they believe in me”.
  • Claimed her first ITF junior title in 2005, winning the Rado Darwin Championships.
  • Captured her maiden ITF Futures Pro Circuit doubles title in Frinton, Great Britain in 2008, partnering fellow Australian Emelyn Starr.
  • Qualified for the Australian Open girls’ singles in 2008.
  • Made her Grand Slam debut at the Australian Open qualifying event in 2011.
  • Broke into the world’s top 300 in 2011.
  • Favourite surface is hard court.
  •  Awarded a wildcard into the 2016 Australian Open thanks to impressive results on the Australian Pro Tour.
  • Made WTA debut in 2016 at the Brisbane International

Off court

  • She has two sisters, Rebekah and Sally.
  • enjoys going to the cinema to see new movies
  • favourite place other than a tennis court is the beach – closely followed by a shopping mall

Year-end singles ranking history

2016 456
2015 665
2014 466
2013 304
2012 530
2011 406
2010 351
2009 698
2008 NA
2007 NA
2006 1227

Titles/Finals

Titles

2017 Tokyo ITF

Finals

2013 Bendigo #2 ITF

Tammi Patterson in the news

Rodionova, Aiava headline AO Play-off draw
Arina Rodionova will contest the US Open main draw for the first time after winning the Australian women's wildcard play-off in New Haven; Getty Images
10 December, 2017

Arina Rodionova and Destanee Aiava are seeded to meet in the final of the women's Australian Open Play-off while in the men's event, Omar Jasika will look to go…
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Hon sets her sights on Brisbane
HonBrisbane
25 September, 2017

Priscilla Hon arrives home for the $25,000 ITF event in Brisbane after a breakthrough week at WTA level.
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Fourlis ready for Aussie swing
FourlisPenrith
18 September, 2017

Teenager Jaimee Fourlis enters the ITF $25,000 event in Penrith after two Grand Slam main draw appearances this year and Year 12 exams just ahead.
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Biggest movers: Aussie teens on the rise
(L-R) Omar Jasika, Marc Polmans and Alex De Minaur; Getty Images
8 November, 2016

Marc Polmans, Omar Jasika and Alex De Minaur all enjoyed big ranking improvements this week, while James Duckworth crept closer to a top 100 return.
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