Tammi Patterson

  • 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



2017 Tokyo ITF


2013 Bendigo #2 ITF

Tammi Patterson in the news

Fourlis ready for Aussie swing
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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Two in a row as Ozaki takes Canberra
6 November, 2016

After tasting success in Bendigo last week, Japan's Risa Ozaki has gone on to take Canberra title on Sunday and with it, a place in the world's top 100.
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Biggest movers: Aiava cracks Aussie top 10
Destanee Aiava; Getty Images
1 November, 2016

Impressive teenaged talent Destanee Aiava has become the youngest member of the Australian top 10 as she continues to climb the WTA rankings.
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